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 horizon!
* Larry Hama's origin story
* Mike Mignola talks about drawing the Topps adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula
* Dave Sim writes an issue of Spawn
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One of the great moments of my adulthood was my discovery -- courtesy of Mark's posts here on Boing Boing -- of the incredible work that Ernie Bushmiller did on Nancy from 1933 until his death in 1982. He was succeeded by a series of station-keeping cartoonists, some of whom were very adept at aping his unique comic timing, sense of the absurd, and confident draftmanship, but none of whom every made me have that aha moment -- until 2018, when the mysterious, pseudonymous Olivia Jaimes took over, kicking off a run of astoundingly great new Nancys that have been collected into one of the greatest new comic-strip collections I've read in a decade.
[Before he was a crime writer, Alex Segura was busily overseeing the edgy, amazing reboot of Archie Comics. Now, he's murging his murder-mystery career with his comics life, in The Black Ghost, a new noir comics collaboration with Monica Gallagher. It's a delight to offer this conversation between Alex and Monica. -Cory]
Over the years, there have been numerous proposals by the likes of MTV and HBO to bring Peter Bagge’s seminal comic Hate to the screen. Here is a 1996 pilot short, directed by Steve Loter. While the art looks great, the voices are just… wrong. SO WRONG. Yeesh. (via r/ObscureMedia)
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