Comic Book Artist Special Edition #1

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 70

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COMIC BOOK ARTIST SPECIAL EDITION is an ALL-NEW 68-page comic book-size extravaganza—with a new full-color BRUCE TIMM cover—focusing on the great DC Comics of the ’70s! It features new interviews and plenty of unpublished art, plus: Interviews with Mark Evanier and Steve Sherman on JACK KIRBY’s Fourth World! ALEX TOTH on his mystery work! NEAL ADAMS on his Superman vs. Muhammad Ali! RUSS HEATH on his Sgt. Rock work! Writer BRUCE JONES discussing BERNIE WRIGHTSON (plus a WRIGHTSON PORTFOLIO)! And a special BRUCE TIMM interview and art gallery!

Comic Book Creator #22

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 80

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CBC #22 travels to the studio of P. Craig Russell, whose career stretches from Killraven and Elric, to his Oscar Wilde adaptations and The Sandman, to the present day with American Gods, for a career-spanning, intimate interview (complete with photos and a gallery of PCR’s finest artwork). Also, we look at an almost completely unknown work of Frank Quitely, renowned artist on All-Star Superman and The Authority: his awesome artwork decorating the walls of a Radisson hotel in Scotland! We also talk with Derf Backderf about his forthcoming graphic novel commemorating the 50th anniversary of the tragic killing of college students, Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio. Jeff Gelb says goodbye to his best friend and frequent CBC contributor Bill Schelly. And we finally make that visit to the great Joe Sinnott to discuss his Treasure Chest work, as well as get revealing answers from Jay Leisten from our probing 10 Questions. Oh, and lest we forget, Fred Hembeck shares a new strip! Edited by Jon B. Cooke.

Comic Book Creator #21

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 84

View: 9034


CBC #21 joins ERIC POWELL in celebrating 20 years of his signature character, The Goon! In a comprehensive career-spanning interview, the creator shares about his background, development of the two-fisted character, and plans for the next quarter-century—including a mouth-watering gallery of rarely seen artwork. Plus CBC editor and author of the new retrospective The Book of Weirdo, Jon B. Cooke, conducts a rare new interview with perhaps the greatest cartoonist of all time, R. CRUMB, about the artist's work on that legendary humor comics anthology. Ye Ed also details the Book of Weirdo book tour; starting his first podcast, Subterranean Dispatch; and future plans about a history of alternative comix. Plus JOHN ROMITA SR. shares his appreciation for the work of the great comic strip artist MILTON CANIFF. Also look for our usual excellent features by our regular gang of contributors, including another "Dateline" installment by Our Man Hembeck!

Comic Book Creator #16

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 84

View: 1739


COMIC BOOK CREATOR #16 visits Riverdale High, U.S.A., to celebrate America's Typical Teenager Archie and his pals 'n gals—as well as the mighty MLJ heroes of yesteryear and those of today's "Dark Circle"—with a look at the 75-year-old comics line's wildest characters and titles. Plus we conduct career-spanning conversations with two of the imprint's hottest creators: Brooklyn's own DEAN HASPIEL (the Emmy-winning alternative-slash-mainstream artist who collaborated with HARVEY PEKAR) and DAN PARENT (GLADD award-winning cartoonist and creator of the Archie universe's ground-breaking gay character, Kevin Keller), who both jam on our great exclusive cover depicting a face-off between humor and heroes. Rounding out the ish are our usual features to fascinate and enlighten, including the hilarious Fred Hembeck. Edited by Jon B. Cooke.

Comic Book Artist Special Edition #2

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 106

View: 1314


COMIC BOOK ARTIST SPECIAL EDITION #2 compiles the new “extras” from CBA Collection Vol. 1-3, including an unpublished story by JACK KIRBY, unpublished art by BERNIE WRIGHTSON, an unused story by JEFF JONES, an extensive new interview with ALAN WEISS, an in-depth examination of Steve Englehart and Marshall Rogers' Batman masterpieces from the 1970s, a comprehensive look at DC's rarely seen Cancelled Comics Cavalcade (perhaps the most collectible DC Comic of that decade), a Paul Gulacy art gallery, Bob Rozakis on writing the infamous Hostess Twinkie ads, Marvel Value Stamp history, Mr. Monster's scrapbook, and more!

Comic Book Creator #17

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 100

View: 1949


COMIC BOOK CREATOR #17 (bonus-size 100 pages) takes a look at the legacy and influence of WALLACE WOOD, one of the greatest comic book artists the world has even known, with a heartfelt look about Woody's career, as well as a gallery of little-seen work. Included is an extended interview with former “Woodworker” RALPH REESE, one of the finest artists to emerge out from under Woody's wing and into a superlative career in the 1970s, whether on Marvel's horror comics, upon the pages of National Lampoon, or in the underground realm. Plus we have a long chat with cover artist HILARY BARTA, from his early years as Marvel inker, fondly-recalled PLASTIC MAN, rise with “stupid” Image Comics and America's Best collaborations with Alan Moore, to his current work for Plankton Comics. And, of course, CBC includes its usual informative features, including the humor of HEMBECK! Edited by JON B. COOKE.

Comic Book Creator #20

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 100

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“Not Your Average Joes” is the theme of CBC #20, headlined by an exhaustive interview with JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of his signature creation Cry for Dawn, discussing his many years as a comics professional, and current work on Vampirella. (We also talk with Joe’s significant other, KRISTINA DEAK-LINSNER, about the distinction of being Vampi’s first female artist!) Then CBC spends Sunday Brunch with the great JOE SINNOTT, catching up with the legendary artist to discuss his years at Marvel, inking Jack Kirby’s work, and his nearly forgotten masterworks produced for Treasure Chest. Plus JOE JUSKO returns to our pages to talk about his early exposure to the Marvel Age of Comics and his fabulous “Corner Box Collection,” which honor the great ’60s cover design element produced by the House of Ideas! We also track down the elusive artists behind the Topps bubble gum BAZOOKA JOE comic strips, and visit with a guy named “Yoe,” CRAIG YOE, the creative force behind Yoe Books. Plus, we showcase another installment of our RICH BUCKLER interview and, of course, HEMBECK!

Comic Book Creator #19

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 96

View: 4003


Celebrating the greatest fantasy artist of all time, FRANK FRAZETTA! From THUN’DA and EC COMICS to CREEPY, EERIE, and VAMPIRELLA, Steve Ringgenberg and CBC’s editor present an historical retrospective, including insights by current creators and associates, and memories of the man himself. PLUS: Frazetta-inspired artists JOE JUSKO, and TOM GRINDBERG, who contributes our Death Dealer cover painting!

Comic Book Creator #18

Author: Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 96

View: 6497


COMIC BOOK CREATOR #18 features a career-spanning and downright philosophical discussion with STEVE "THE DUDE" RUDE, the Eisner Award-winning artist who got his start back in 1981 as co-creator of intergalactic executioner Nexus. The "eternal art student" (heavily influenced by Jack Kirby, Alex Toth, Russ Manning, and legendary art instructor Andrew Loomis) shares his real-life psychological struggles, the challenges of freelance subsistence, and his creative aspirations. Also: The jungle art of NEAL ADAMS (whose artistry has graced many a TARZAN cover)! Cartoonist MARY FLEENER talks about her forthcoming graphic novel Billie the Bee and her comix career! Part Three of Michael Aushenker's enormous RICH BUCKLER interview! A comprehensive chat with the late Golden Age artist FRANK BORTH about his long friendship with Reed Crandall and his work at Quality and Treasure Chest Comics, and syndicated comic strip work. Plus HEMBECK and other fun features, all in our new full-color 100-page format. NOTE: Contains mild nudity for figure-drawing demonstration; suggested for Mature Readers Only.

The World of TwoMorrows

Author: John Morrow,Jon B. Cooke

Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 256

View: 891


In 1994, amidst the boom-&-bust of comic book speculators, The Jack Kirby Collector #1 was published for true fans of the medium. That modest labor of love spawned TwoMorrows Publishing, today’s premier purveyor of publications about comics and pop culture. Celebrate our 25th anniversary with this special retrospective look at the company that changed fandom forever! Co-edited by and featuring publisher John Morrow and Comic Book Artist/Comic Book Creator magazine’s Jon B. Cooke, it gives the inside story and behind-the-scenes details of a quarter-century of looking at the past in a whole new way. Also included are Back Issue magazine’s Michael Eury, Alter Ego’s Roy Thomas, George Khoury (author of Kimota!, Extraordinary Works of Alan Moore, and other books), Mike Manley (Draw! magazine), Eric Nolen-Weathington (Modern Masters), and a host of other comics luminaries who’ve contributed to TwoMorrows’ output over the years. From their first Eisner Award-winning book Streetwise, through their BrickJournal Lego® magazine, up to today’s RetroFan magazine, every major TwoMorrows publication and contributor is covered with the same detail and affection the company gives to its books and magazines. With an Introduction by Mark Evanier, Foreword by Alex Ross, Afterword by Paul Levitz, and a new cover by Tom McWeeney!