Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks (more or less), with each week devoted to a single writer. This week: Grant “What the hell did Bendis do to my character?” Morrison. Today’s page is from Marvel Boy #5, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated December 2000. Enjoy!
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With all of the luxury, hard cover reprints of comic books, why is it so rare to see any involvement by the original authors? And why isn’t this more of a selling point, as it would be with movies when directors, writers and actors assemble to create a the “special features” on DVDs? As I begin to look at my books with a more critical eye, I can see that in many instances, collected reprints often aren’t any better than the original comic books. Continue Reading »