Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg continue down the 1990s comic book speculation rabbit hole to discuss Wizard 17 from January 1993. In this issue:
• Brutes and Babes: Bart Sears on Cover design including Hip Hop Family Tree, Street Angel, and X-Men: Grand Design
• Valiant gets the spotlight
• Fabian Nicieza writing and editing a lot of books
• Tom Palmer's X-mas recommendations
• Dave Sim passes the halfway point of Cerebus and reflects on Image, Wizard, self-publishing, the direct market, and Jack Kirby's revolutionary work at the dawn of the Marvel Universe
• Roy Thomas adapts Francis Ford Copolla's Bram Stoker's Dracula for Topps and Mike Mignola
• Batman is sad
• Wizard puts out a call for homemade fanzines!!!
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The boys, Ed Piskor, Jim Rugg, and Tom Scioli got hold of a couple animation cels from the classic anime and couldn’t help but show them off. A fun glimpse into the analogue way of producing animation. Come for the cels, stay for the Katsuhiro Otomo storyboard books. Also, in case you missed the Cartoonist […]
Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg continue to dissect the turbulent comic book speculator boom on the 1990s while looking through antique copies of Wizard Magazine. Some of this issues contents: * Jack Kirby comes back to comics via his line of Topps Comics * Palmer’s Picks. Rick Veitch *Jae Lee’s Youngblood Strikefile is on the […]
Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg unpack the tale of Human Torch creator, Carl Burgos’s, bitter attempt to agitate the mainstream comics publishers of the 1960s with his very own Captain Marvel character (and Plastic man, Dr Doom, Dr. Fate, and The Bat). For further reading: Marvel, The Untold Story, By Sean Howe. Subscribe to the […]
Believe it or not, PDF files have been the go-to format for contracts and forms of any type since 1993. And sure, they’re easily shareable – but that’s about it. When you need to edit or sign a document – and you will – that’s when frustration can set in. Luckily, there are workarounds, and […]
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