Ink Stains 15: Fantastic Fanzine 12

Gary Groth is known as a lightning rod in the comics community, and was the editor and guiding light of The Comics Journal for many years…but he had to start somewhere, and Fantastic Fanzine is that somewhere! Fantastic F...
by kenmeyerjr
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Ink Stains 6: RBCC 135

RBCC 135 (April 1977) Publisher and editor:  James Van Hise Very few fanzines had longer runs than RBCC (Rocket’s Blast ComiCollector). Perhaps The Comic Reader and The Buyer’s Guide are the only ones that were aro...
by kenmeyerjr
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Ink Stains 7: Rick McCollum

There were few minds as feverish or pens as prolific as Rick McCollum.  You will see why this artist and writer can arguably be given the mantle of the Kirby of the fanzine world! New Wave Heroes 1-3, Superhero Terror 1-7, Omn...
by kenmeyerjr
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Top Cow’s Artifacts artist Michael Broussard talks with ComicAttack.net!

Michael Broussard has been bringing a visual punch to the face in several of Top Cow’s most exciting stories with his artwork over the years. Having worked with the likes of Phil Hester and Ron Marz in the past, he’...
by InfiniteSpeech
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Talking with the Beautifully Talented Artist, Fiona Staples!

I’m sure you’ve heard the buzz by now about Com.x’s new OGN Forty-Five45 (but if not click here) which features a soon to be father interviewing 45 different superheroes and asking them various questions about...
by Andy
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Top Cow’s Ron Marz talks Artifacts, Magdalena, and more with ComicAttack.net!

Ron Marz has been firing on all cylinders since arriving at Top Cow to pen their flagship title Witchblade, bringing a much needed different approach to the character that has fans emptying shelves and wanting more!  Not to ...
by InfiniteSpeech
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LGBT in Mainstream Comics, or the Lack Thereof

There was a time that comic reading wasn’t so readily accepted. Where it was perceived as the territory of children and adult men that the nerd stereotype was born from. As the realm of geek, and comic reading in particul...
by Mac
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Artist of the Month: Evan Dorkin

May’s Artist of the Month is none other than Eisner Award winning artist Evan Dorkin! Throughout his professional career in comics, which spans close to three decades, Evan has often lampooned fandom and pop-culture,...
by Josh
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Jim Shooter Discusses Solar, Magnus, and More!

This year on Free Comic Book Day, Dark Horse Comics gave us a sneak peek into the return of some classic Gold Key Comics characters with Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom/Magnus, Robot Fighter!  At the helm of the triumphant retu...
by Aron
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Artist of the Month: Sam Kieth Part 1

Nostalgic Sam Kieth fans may ask the question, where’s that guy who drew the really big feet? What’s he been up to? Fans who currently follow his work with a religious fervor (myself included) know that the approp...
by Josh
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Jonathan Maberry: The Writer, The Fan, The Man!

After taking over writing duties on Black Panther, for the better part of six months, he’s orchestrated one of Dr. Doom’s most ambitious attempts at world domination in Marvel’s DoomWar. He is the multi-aw...
by InfiniteSpeech
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Ink Stains 33: Fantastic Fanzine 13

As you know by now, Gary Groth’s Fantastic Fanzine was one of the best of its kind. Issue 13 is no exception, featuring art by Dave Cockrum, Berni Wrightson, Don Newton, and more! Fantastic Fanzine 13: 1971 Publisher and ...
by kenmeyerjr
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