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Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) comic books 2007

  • Issue #64
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 64

    This issue focuses on the fabulous Fawcett favorites - and Filchock, too! Featuring: a previously unpublished cover painting by Don Newton of Captain Marvel Jr. and Captain Nazi; Roy Thomas' special issue-by-issue analysis and appreciation of Otto Binder and C.C. Beck's 1943-45 four-color 'The Monster Society of Evil!' serial featuring Mr. Mind, Dr. Sivana, and World War II; and film model-maker Roger Dicken's theory that Captain Marvel was modeled after german heavyweight boxer Max Schmeling! Plus, a special double-size FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section with Marc Swayze, Emilio Squeglio, C.C. Beck, Mac Raboy, and more, hosted by P.C. Hamerlinck. Also inside: Jim Amash interviews Martin Filchock, Golden Age artist for Centaur comics (Mighty Man, Fire-Man, Owl, Electric Ray, et al.), and Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster's comic crypt! Edited by Roy Thomas. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #65
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 65

    This issue of Alter Ego spotlights Nick Cardy, artist of Golden Age Quality and Silver Age DC, who creates a fantabulous new cover that features his greatest heroes! Also inside is a free-ranging interview with Nick conducted by Jim Amash! Plus: Tons of Cardy (and Viscardi) artwork from Quality and DC; the work of Will Eisner, Neal Adams, Carmine Infantino, Jim Aparo, Ramona Fradon, Curt Swan, Joe Orlando, Bob Haney, Mike Sekowsky, and others; the FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze and Michael T. Gilbert; 'Mr. Monster's Comic Crypt' (featuring evil-twin covers with Superman and Wonder Woman); and more! Edited by Roy Thomas. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #66
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 66

    This issue of Alter Ego shines the spotlight on Bouncin' Bob Powell - from Blackhawk to Daredevil to Batman! Behind a clamorous full-color Powell cover specially assembled by Michael T. Gilbert, take a look at the life and times and titanic talent of the artist who drew Daredevil, Sub-Mariner, Sheena, The Avenger, The Hulk, Giant-Man, Green Hornet, and Batman, presented with pride by Ed Lane and the Powell kids! And, there's related art by Wally Wood, Howard Nostrand, Dick Ayers, Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Charles Cuidera, and others! Plus, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, Michael T. Gilbert, Mr. Monster, and much more! Edited by Roy Thomas. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #67
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 67

    This issue of Alter Ego focuses on Bob Oksner, the guy who drew it all! The artist of Supergirl, Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane, Angel and the Ape, Leave It to Binky, Jerry Lewis, and many Silver Age DC covers talks about his life and times to Jim Amash. Plus, art and artifacts by Shelly Mayer, Irwin Hasen, Lee Elias, C.C. Beck, Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane, Julie Schwartz, and many more! Also, there's FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and others, Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster, and a great Oksner cover featuring many of his most renowned heroes! Edited by Roy Thomas. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #68
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 68

    This issue of Alter Ego focuses on Jerry Bails, the father of comics fandom! Besides founding Alter Ego and spearheading the landmark 'Who's Who' of American comic books, Bails launched the first comics adzine and newszine. This special tribute issue also features a gorgeous Justice Society of America cover by George Perez! Plus, a mountain of rare comic art by the likes of Joe Kubert, Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane, Irwin Hasen, Dick Dillin, Mike Sekowsky, Jerry Ordway, Joe Staton, Jack Kirby, and many others! Also, Steve Ditko's never-before-seen notes to Stan Lee for a 1965 Dr. Strange story, Star Wars is 30 (so Roy Thomas reveals secrets behind the birth of Marvel's epic Star Wars comic), and tales of George Lucas, Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Howard Chaykin, Steve Leialoha, and more! Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #69
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 69

    This issue of Alter Ego spotlights Fradon, Norris, and Aquaman! Paul Norris drew the sea king first, in 1941 - and Ramona Fradon was the hero's ultimate Golden Age artist. But both drew other things as well, from Brick Bradford and Brenda Starr to Sandman, Metamorpho, and the Fantastic Four! Both artists are interviewed in this landmark issue - along with a pocket history of Aquaman! Plus, there's FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and others; Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster; a great Aquaman cover painted by John Watson, from a breathtaking illustration by Ramona Fradon; and more! Edited by Roy Thomas. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #71
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 71

    This issue of Alter Ego spotlights the great Canadian comic books and features a fabulous cover by George Freeman, from a layout by Jack Kirby! Inside is the milestone 1970s book by Michael Hirsh & Patrick Loubert on Canada's 1940s Golden Age - back in print after three decades, with rare art of such heroes as Mr. Monster, Nelvana of the Northern Lights, The Penguin, Thunderfist, The Dreamer, The Brain, Johnny Canuck, and more! Plus: Jim Amash interviews Al Schutzer, Golden Age writer of Superman, John Wayne, Hopalong Cassidy, Straight Arrow, and others - lavishly illustrated by Bob Powell, Fred Meagher, the Joe Shuster Studio, and more; brand new Invaders drawings by John Byrne, Mike Grell, Ernie Chan, Ron Lim, Chris Ivy, Benito Gallego, and others; and there's FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, Michael T. Gilbert, Mr. Monster, and so much more! Edited by Roy Thomas. Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #72
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 72

    This issue of Alter Ego spotlights Captain Carrot and 'The Ghost of Milt Caniff!' Behind a new Scott Shaw! cover of the 1980's Zoo Crew, Roy Thomas and Scott Shaw! document the creation of Captain Carrot, with art and artifacts, many never before seen, by Shaw!, Thomas, Rich Hoberg, Stand Goldberg, Mike Sekowsky, John Costanza, E. Nelson Bridwell, Carol Lay, and others! Also, there's an incisive interview with Golden Age artist Dick Rockwell (Black Diamond Western) and 36-year ghost artist on Milt Caniff's Steve Canyon! Plus, there's P.C. Hamerlinck's FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and others, Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster's Comic Crypt, and more! Edited by Roy Thomas! Cover price $6.95.

  • Issue #74
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 74

    The Stan Lee Special! This issue is dedicated to 'The Man' for his 85th birthday. Behind a powerhouse cover by Jack Kirby, it features classic (and virtually unseen) interviews with Stan, and tons of rare and even unseen art by the likes of Kirby, Romita, the brothers Buscema, Ditko, Colan, Heck, Ayers, Maneely, Shores, Everett, Burgos, Kane, and the Severin siblings. Also, there's P.C. Hamerlinck's FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, Michael T. Gilbert, Mr. Monster's Comic Crypt, and more! Edited by Roy Thomas. Cover price $6.95.