Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Marshal Law

Marshal Law was one of the harbingers of the anti-hero zeitgeist of the mid-nineties. The character was obviously inspired by titles such as Marvelman, Watchmen, and the Dark Knight Returns. Co-creator Keven O’ Neil even ack...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Saguarrior

Saguarrior #0 (pronounced Sah-warrior) was published by LoS Comics in 1997. The comic’s namesake is an amalgam of the words Saguaro (a giant cactus indigenous to South-Western North America) and warrior (one who is enga...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Brute Force

Brute Force is a comic that was published by Marvel Comics about a team of animals with robotic exoskeletons who fight Uzi wielding clown mercenaries, carnivorous mutant plants, and godless mad scientists. If you think this ope...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Megalith

Megalith is the second best character that Neal Adams has ever created, falling slightly behind Skate-Man for the top slot. Neal’s artwork and stories have always held a special place in my heart, and this comic is no excepti...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Steel Pulse

Danger, excitement, action, victory, violence, humiliation, and mysterious villains! Do I have your attention yet? Well, all of those words grace the cover of Steel Pulse #1, and when I saw them, they grabbed my attention immed...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Lord C’Thulu

In February of 1928, HP Lovecraft penned a tale that was published in a pulp magazine called Weird Tales. This short story was titled The Call of Cthulhu, and it dropped into the well spring of literary consciousness, creating ...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Deathmark

This week’s profile is dedicated to a Deadpool/ Punisher hybrid who rocks an insulated black unitard. He’s faster than a coffee-weaned feral kitten, has more agility than a cybernetic spider-monkey, and is more deadly ...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Clint the Carrot

The Inedible Adventures of Clint the Carrot is one of many independent black and white comic books produced in Nashville, TN during the early nineties. The name of the company that published it was Hog Leg Comics, which pulls a...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Bubba the Redneck Werewolf

Bubba: The Redneck Werewolf was produced by a publisher in Orlando, Florida called Brass Ball Press (with a monkey straddling a giant brass ball as an emblem). This definitely earns them the award for best publishing company n...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Titan

What do you get when you mix He-Man’s body with Eddie Munster’s hair, slap on a van dyke, and dress him in an American Apparel unisex V-neck? Titan, that’s what! Titan comics were created by John Jordan and published by N...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: The Thespian

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you mixed a Kabuki warrior, a lucha libre wrestler, and a Victorian musketeer? Well, neither have I, but The Thespian nipped any future curiosities I might have in the bud. He’...
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Unsung Characters of Comicdom: Eagle All-Star

Eagle All-Star: Torch of Liberty is an independent ‘one-shot’ comic that was produced by Blind Wolf Studios in 2003. It was co-created, co-written and illustrated by Franco Aureliani and Art Baltazar (the creative t...
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