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  • Issue #5
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 5

    Comic Book Creator #5 gets cooking with our 'All This, and Denis' Kitchen Sink, Too' number! We talk with the creator of many hats - cartoonist, publisher, author, CBLDF firebrand, and art agent (and world-renowned Nancy and Li'l Abner collector) - to discuss his friendships with Harvey Kurtzman, R. Crumb, Will Eisner, and many more; never mind his achievements as legendary underground comix publisher at Kitchen Sink Press. Plus: Bob Fingerman is slaving for his monthly Minimum Wage; Jorge Khoury on artist Frank Espinosa's latest triumph; Fred Hembeck recalls his Kitchen Sink contributions; Blake Bell traces the final, glorious years of Bill Everett and the man's exquisite final run on Sub-Mariner in a poignant, sober crescendo of life; separating the facts from myth regarding William Blake Everett; Part 2 of Michael Aushenker's interview with Denys Cowan on the man's years in cartoon animation and a triumphant return to comics; Prof. Carol L. Tilley discusses her findings of shoddy research and falsified evidence in Dr. Wertham's Seduction of the Innocent, the notorious book that almost took down the entire comic book industry; colorist supreme Tom Ziuko illuminates his hue-drenched life. Edited by Jon B. Cooke. 80 pages.

    NOTE: For #6 see Swampmen: Muck-Monsters of the Comics SC (2014 TwoMorrows) Cover price $8.95.

  • Issue #20
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 20

    'Not Your Average Joes' is the theme of Comic Book Creator, 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 talks about 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! Plus: A Guy Named Yoe - Part 1 of a close look at Craig Yoe of Yoe Books; 10 Questions for Usagi Yojimbo creator Stan Sakai; Joe Field on the Idea That Saved Comics - the secret origin story of FCBD; Fred Hembeck on Steve Ditko's "Just a Guy Named Joe"; What If...Joe Maneely Had Lived? - Atlas Comics expert Michael J. Vassallo speculates on what could have been at the dawn of the Marvel Age of Comics; and the final portion of Michael Aushenker's interview with late artist Rich Buckler on working for corporations and reinvention as surrealist painter. 96 pages, full color. Cover price $9.95.

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  • Issue #21
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 21

    CBC 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. Also in this issue: Weirdos All Around Us - it's been the Summer of Weirdo for Mr. Ye Ed and the Missus after they embarked on their epic San Diego Comic-Con adventure; John Romita, Sr. on Milton Caniff - the great artist discusses Terry and the Pirates, the death of Gwen Stacy, and his two finest issues of Amazing Spider-Man; Bearing Witness - Diane Noomin discusses her #MeToo comics anthology Drawing Power: Women's Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival; Darrick Patrick's 10 Questions for Ryan North - Q's for the writer of Squirrel Girl; Trembles on Tremblay - new wave/punk cartoonist Rick Trembles shares about his dad, Jack Tremblay, Golden Age "Canadian Whites" comic book artist; Hembeck's Dateline - Our Man Fred imagines some super-hero mirror opposites; Man, Oh Mannion! - the terrifically talented and terribly overlooked artist Steve Mannion gives a biographical sketch of life before his creation of Fearless Dawn and his great work today for Eric Powell's Albatross comic book line. 80 pages, full color. Cover price $9.95.

  • Issue #28
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 28

    From out of the swamp comes a look at the amazingly eclectic and diverse life of the multi-talented Stephen R. Bissette, best known for his collaboration with Alan Moore on Swamp Thing. The career-spanning chat discusses his early love of dinosaurs and his development from graduate of the Joe Kubert School to breakout as a pro (Heavy Metal, Scholastic, DC), independent efforts with his Spiderbaby Grafix (Taboo, Tyrant, etc.), and his long-running stint as instructor at the Center for Cartoon Studies. Then, experience a detailed-and highly entertaining-look at 1972's infamous Marvel-Ous Evening With Stan Lee at Carnegie Hall event! Plus part two of our conversation with comics retail and mail order pioneer Bud Plant, plus CBC's usual crew of contributors shares their latest insights! 80 pages, full color. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #29
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 29

    Written by VARIOUS. Art by Paul Gulacy, Various. Cover by Paul Gulacy. Don McGregor's life and talent is spotlighted in a comprehensive retrospective in CBC #29, the first issue we've devoted predominately to a writer! From his Hopalong Cassidy obsessed Rhode Island childhood to obsequious presence on Marvel Comics letters pages in the 1960s and early '70s debut as Warren Publications scripter, to his breakout and blossoming at the House of Ideas, the superb scribe discusses his triumphs on Black Panther, Killraven, Sabre, Detectives Inc., Ragamuffins, and so much more. Plus Robert Menzies offers a detailed look at Herb Trimpe's fascinating mid '70s visit to the United Kingdom, when he worked on Marvel's British comics weeklies. 80 pages, full CP/B&W. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #30
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 30

    Written by VARIOUS. Art by Various, Michael Cho. Cover by Michael Cho. CBC #30 features the life and brilliant work of Michael Cho, Canadian comic book artist, illustrator, and graphic novelist, in a career-spanning interview and art gallery. His story 'Trinity' was selected by editor Neil Gaiman for The Best American Comics anthology and Cho's poignant graphic novel, Shoplifter, received rave reviews. Also, we a chat with the publisher of one of the earliest graphic novels, Will Eisner's A Contract with God, Baronet Books' Norman Goldfind. Plus, this issue showcases a reprinting of a 1974 trade magazine look at Jack Adler and the DC Comics production department's process of reprinting Golden Age material. Also, The Funny Pages, a rarely-seen color newspaper tabloid that highlighted the work of Robert Crumb and many other underground and mainstream cartoonists, is examined in-depth by its editor Ron Barrett. 70 pages, full color. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #31
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 31

    Written by VARIOUS. Art by Various, Graham Nolan. Cover by Graham Nolan. The artistry of Graham Nolan! A career-spanning interview with the co-creator of Batman's back-breaking nemesis Bane, from Graham's D&D start to recent Compass Comics titles, including The Chenoo and Alien Alamo! There's also an art gallery of his Monster Island projects, The Phantom newspaper strip, and his Darknight Detective collaborations with writer Chuck Dixon! Plus, we spotlight 'The Night Marvel Comics Invaded Carnegie Hall,' where Stan Lee and the whole blamed Bullpen put on a notorious and near-catastrophic stage production in 1972. Then it's Part One of a look at cartoonist Frank Borth, from producing Phantom Lady at Quality Comics and his friendship with Reed Crandall, to work for Treasure Chest and Cracked magazine, and more. And Greg Biga talks with Dan Didio, former DC Comics co-publisher, on his fannish beginnings, being a DC comics executive and writer, and publisher of Frank Miller's current comics line! 80 pages, full color. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #32
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 32

    Written by VARIOUS. Art by Various, William Stout. Cover by William Stout. William Stout discusses his diverse career, including bootleg album art beginnings, underground comix, movie poster masterworks (including Wizards and Rock 'n' Roll High School), film production (Raider of the Lost Ark, etc.), passionate environmental advocacy, and, of course, his landmark work with the late, great Byron Preiss, The Dinosaurs, and so much more! Our 'flip-side' features a massive tribute to Preiss, the visionary packager/publisher who helped bring comics to a whole new level and collaborated with many greats, including Harvey Kurtzman, Jim Steranko, Harlan Ellison, Ray Bradbury, Joe Kubert, Howard Chaykin, Gray Morrow, and many others. It includes Byron's only comprehensive career-spanning interview and an exhaustive historical retrospective with insight from dozens who knew him, including Paul Levitz, Danny Fingeroth, Alex Jay, Marv Wolfman, and many more. 80 pages, full color. Cover price $10.95.

  • Issue #33
    Comic Book Creator (2013) 33

    Written by VARIOUS. Art by Various. Cover by Val Mayerik. CBC gets trapped in the world Steve Gerber made, as we devote the spotlight to the late, great creator of Howard the Duck in a comprehensive look at his life and creative achievements, from Man Thing to Kiss, Crazy to Thundarr, from Destroyer Duck to an Elf with a Gun! One of Gerber's most preeminent friends and collaborators was Mary Skrenes, who shares a rare, wildly entertaining, and extensive interview about her Las Vegas upbringing, 1970s comic book writing career (in part as 'Virgil North'!), co-creation of Omega the Unknown, and help developing much of the Howard the Duck series, including her invention of Beverly Switzler! Our cover artist, Val Mayerik, talks about his life with certain foul-mouthed fowl! In addition, with the help of Roy Thomas, we take a good look at the never-realized Excelsior! Comics line created by Stan Lee in the '90s. 80 pages, full color. Cover price $10.95.

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