Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 1

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    Fabulous First Issue! From the pages of Comic Book Artist comes Alter Ego ? Roy Thomas¹ legendary fanzine ? now a solo magazine! Alter Ego #1 is an all-new 80-page giant with color covers by Jerry Ordway and Golden Age great Irwin Hasen! On the Silver Age side: Stan Lee gets roasted by Julius Schwartz, Chris Claremont, Peter David, John Romita, Sal Buscema, Jim Shooter, and others; ³Da Frantic Four² (a classic parody by Grass Green); Ordway and Thomas on Infinity, Inc., and more! On the Golden Age side: an interview with Irwin Hasen; unseen H.G. Peter Wonder Woman pages; a team-up of the original Captain Marvel and Human Torch; an ongoing FCA (Fawcett Collector¹s of America) section, this time with Fawcett artist Marc Swayze; a regular column featuring Michael T. Gilbert¹s Mr. Monster; plus plenty of rare and unpublished art! Don¹t miss it! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 80+pg, b&w$5.95" Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #2
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 2

    Editor Roy Thomas brings comics history to life in Alter Ego #2, an all-new 80-page giant with color covers of The Atom by Gil Kane and Starman by Golden Age great Jack Burnley! For the first time, learn the full story behind the creation of the Silver Age Atom, starring Gil Kane, Gardner Fox, Julius Schwartz, and Jerry Bails (plus a postscript by Mike W. Barr)! See a never-before-reprinted 1966 Spirit story by Will Eisner, presented by Mr. Monster and Michael T. Gilbert! Read a candid interview with Larry Lieber, first scripter of Thor, Iron Man, Ant-Man, and other Marvel features! Plus Gil Kane talks with Roy Thomas about the Golden Age of Timely Comics and the people who made it; Marv Wolfman tells how he rescued hundreds of pages of original Golden Age artwork from destruction; and a Jack Burnley interview, showcasing rare art from Starman, Batman, the JSA, and more! All this, plus another exciting edition of FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) featuring art by C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, and others! Don't miss it! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 80pg, b&w" Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #3
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 3

    Celebrate three Golden Age 60th Anniversaries in the all-new, 100-page Alter Ego #3! Behind color covers by Alex Ross and Bill Everett, editor Roy Thomas takes a look back at the 60-year careers of the Human Torch and Sub-Mariner, with plenty of rare and unpublished art by creators Carl Burgos and Bill Everett! Then, Captain Marvel's 60th birthday is commemorated with a double-size helping of FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America), featuring art and commentary by Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and other Fawcett fantasticks, courtesy of P.C. Hamerlinck! Plus, Alex Ross' previously unseen Shazam! art, and a mini-interview with Alex about this fabulous work! Also, Gil Kane talks about the Golden Age of Timely Comics and the people who made it; Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster present a long-lost 1943 interview with Captain Marvel's greatest writer Otto Binder; Bob Ingersoll looks at the infamous Superman/Captain Marvel lawsuit; archivist Bill Schelly takes a look at 1960s Marvel fanzines; and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 96pg, b&w" Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #4
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 4

    This issue, we salute the 60th anniversaries of Flash and Hawkman! Behind a cataclysmic Joe Kubert cover, editor Roy Thomas presents an all-new, 100-page issue featuring interviews with Flash co-creator Harry Lampert and Hawkman artists Joe Kubert and Shelly Moldoff! You'll also find rare Golden and Silver Age artwork by Kubert, Moldoff, Lampert, Carmine Infantino, Lee Elias, and others! Plus: never-before-seen Silver Surfer artwork by Moebius! Michael T. Gilbert on the Golden Age goodies in Mr. Monster's Comic Vault! Another great FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) session with Marc Swayze and C.C. Beck! Bill Schelly on the 1960s "Save Hawkman" campaign, and more! Magazine, 100pg, b&w Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #5
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 5
  • Issue #6
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 6

    Marvel, Fawcett, and DC! This one's got it all! Double-dynamite color covers ? a magnificent 1969 Dr. Strange piece by Gene Colan and Tom Palmer, and a never-before-seen Mac Raboy portrait of Captain Marvel, Jr., done in the early 1940s! Inside: Roy Thomas on the birth of the All-Star Squadron ? with rare and unpublished art by Rich Buckler and Jerry Ordway! Gene Colan, Herb Trimpe, and others talk about Marvel in the 1960s and 70s! A weird, untold tale of 1969 Marvel, with fantastic unseen Sgt. Fury art and comments by Dick Ayers, John Severin, and Gary Friedrich! A double-sized FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section with C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Joe Simon, and more! Mac Raboy's fantastic 1940s art explored by Roger Hill ? with rare and unpublished art of the Fawcett heroes! All this, plus Stan Lee and Robert Kanigher on their "how-to-write-comics" books of the 1940s; Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster on Superman in The New Yorker in 1939; never-before-printed Golden Age art by Carmine Infantino; and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 96pg, b&w Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #7
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 7

    Presents super-team of the Golden and Silver Ages, featuring a new JLA JAS cover by Rich Buckler and a Marvel Family #1 re-creation cover by C. C. Beck. Inside, you'll find Julius Schwartz on the Justice Society and Justice League ? his first interview since publication of his memoir Man of Two Worlds! There's also a complete guide to two decades of JSA JLA team-ups with new commentary by writers Mike Friedrich, Len Wein, Gerry Conway, and others. Then, you'll find rare art by Rich Buckler and Jerry Orday, as editor Roy Thomas reveals the origins of the All-Star Squadron. Plus, the Many Oaths of the golden Age Green Lantern, examined by Craig Delich ? with rare art by Mart Nodell, Irwin Hasen, Paul Reinman, and others. And a special FCA section featuring Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck and Will Lieberson, with unpublished art by Alex Ross and P.C. Hamerlinck, along with part two of the look at the work of the legendary Mac Raboy! Michael Gilbert and Mr. Monster rummage through the Comics Vault, and Bill Schelly gives you a guided tour of the first true comics convention ever! (TwoMorrow's Publishing) Magazine, 100pg, b&w Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #8
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 8

    Alter Ego #8 presents Wood's World ? and Kubert's Eon! Featuring two glorious color covers, by Wally Wood & Dan Adkins, and Tor by Joe Kubert! Inside you'll find a Wally Wood Special with tons of scarce art from EC, Marvel, DC, and more, annotated by Adkins, Michael T. Gilbert, Bill Schelly, Bill Pearson, and Roger Hill! Also, there's a huge section spotlighting rare Joe Kubert art of his greatest creation, Tor! Then we present Part Three of our examination of the work of Mac Raboy, a look at Captain Marvel's many, many, imitators, examined by John G. Pierce, and Roy Thomas continues the secret origin of the All-Star Squadron (with art by Jerry Ordway, Rich Buckler, and others)! Plus, there's another FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section featuring Marc Swayze and C.C. Beck, Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster dig through the Comics Vault, and more! Edited by Roy Thomas! (TwoMorrow's Publishing) Magazine, 100pg, b&w Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #9
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 9

    This issue spotlights Jazzy Johnny Romita! Behind a colorful all-new Romita cover is the longest Alter Ego interview yet ? with a wondrous webful of unpublished art of Spider- Man, Daredevil, Fantastic Four, X-Men, you name it ? from one of Marvel's most important artists ever! And, on the flip side (featuring a new cover by Dick Giordano), Just Imagine! What If all of Roy Thomas' dream projects of the '80s & '90s had come true!? Featuring rare and never-seen art of The Invaders, JSA/All-Star Squadron, Captain Marvel, and others by Dick Giordano, Herb Trimpe, Jorge Santamaria Garcia, Jesus Merino, Dave Hoover, Mark Beachum, Rick Hoberg, Don Newton, Steven Butler, Rafael Kayanan, and more! Plus, great 40s artist Mort Leav, Fawcett Collectors of America with C.C. Beck and Marc Swayze, and more fabulous surprise features on the Golden and Silver Ages of Comics! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 100pg, b&w Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #10
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 10

    In this issue: Carmine Infantino talks about his life and times. Never before printed Infantino Flash and Green Lantern art. Plus: John Broome, Robert Kanigher, Joe Kubert, Frank Harry, Arthur Peddy, Nick Cardy and Gil Kane. Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #11
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 11

    11 is the Shazam cover painted by Don Newton. This issue is a double Marvel issue spotlighting the Golden Age of Timely/Marvel ?? and the real Captain Marvel! There are two great full-color covers ?? Timely's Big Three (by Carlos Burgos and Syd Shores), plus a great Captain Marvel painting by Don Newton! Great new interviews with Mickey Spillane (1940s Timely writer and creator of Mike Hammer), Vince Fago (artist and Timely's third editor-in-chief), and Syd Shores (1940s Captain America). Also includes rare, vintage and unpublished art by Burgos, Shores, Bill Everett, Jack Kirby, Carl Pfeufer, Mike Sekowsky, Vince and Al Fago, Don Rico, and other Timely stars! Also, a double-size FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section featuring C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Don Newton, Alex Ross, and others! Plus, Magazine Enterprises ? the sequel! Scarce art from the 1940s-'50s by Bob Powell, Dick Ayers, Joe Certa, John Belfi, Fred Meagher, & Frank Bolle! Len Wein, Rich Buckler, Dick Giordano, and Roy Thomas on the birth of All-Star Squadron! Plus, M.T. Gilbert revisits Wally Wood ? Bill Schelly on early comics fandom! (TwoMorrow's Publishing) Magazine, 100pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #12
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 12

    Alter Ego #12 presents quality control: The Golden Age of Blackhawk, Plastic Man, The Spirit, and Torchy! Plus, DC, Fawcett, and more! Featuring never-before-published color cover re-creations by Bill Ward and Paul Reinman! A humongous interview with Gill Fox, 1940s artist/editor of Quality Comics! Rare Quality Comics art by Reed Crandall, Lou Fine, Jack Cole, Will Eisner, Paul Gustavson, Alex Kotsky, Bill Ward, and more! Also, unseen 1940s DC art by Paul Reinman, Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, and others! A look at Gladiator, Philip Wylie's 1930 novel that may have spawned Superman! And, at last, The All-Star Squadron saga continues, with Wein, Buckler, Giodano, Ordway, and Thomas! Plus, Michael Gilbert revisits the wondrous world of Wally Wood! FCA presents Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, et al! And that infamous 1965 Newsweek article on comics, printed in full, and examined by Bill Schelly, with previously un-transcribed tapes from the Newsweek interviews! All this and more! (TwoMorrow's Publishing) Magazine, 100pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #13
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 13

    Alter Ego #13 presents "The Titans of Timely" Part 2! This lucky 13th issue features great covers by Joe Simon (Captain America) and Murphy Anderson (Avengers), plus rare Timely art by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Bill Everett, Carl Burgos, Carl Pfeufer, Syd Shores, Mike Sekowsky, and more! There are also Golden Age Timely interviews with Daniel Keyes (author of "Flowers for Algernon"), artist Dave Gantz, plus a 1975 luncheon with Joe Simon and Stan Lee! And by popular demand, a Big Silver Age Avengers section, featuring John Buscema, Don Heck, George Tuska, and Roy Thomas! Plus, Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, and more! (TwoMorrow's Publishing) Magazine, 8x11, 100pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #14
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 14

    Just when you thought you knew all about the Justice Society, Alter Ego #14 presents this special All-Star issue featuring the JSA from the '40s to the '80s! Behind two great full-color Justice Society covers by Michael T. Gilbert and the team of Mike Nasser and Steve Leialoha, you'll find rare Justice Society art from across the years by Murphy Anderson, Joe Kubert, Carmine Infantino, Alex Toth, Jack Kirby, Gil Kane, Dick Giordano, and more! Also featured are interviews with Golden Age All-Star Comics greats Shelly Mayer and Lee Elias, plus never-before-scene art from the unpublished 1940's JSA tale "The Will of William Wilson," secrets behind the 1970's All-Star revival, the saga of the 1980's All-Star Squadron, and JSA co- creator Gardner Fox finds himself under Mr. Monster's microscope! (TwoMorrow's Publishing) Magazine, 100pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #15
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 15

    Alter Ego #15 presents a special John Buscema tribute issue! One of comics' greatest artists is remembered by those who knew and revered him! Featuring two powerful full-color John Buscema covers; Buscema interviews conducted in 2001 by Mark Evanier ? co-starring John Romita, Marie Severin, and Gene Colan; never-before-seen art by John Buscema for Marvel, DC, and beyond; reminiscences of John by Sal Buscema, Stan Lee, Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Herb Trimpe, Jerry Ordway, Flo Steinberg, and others; and Roy Thomas on 35 years of collaboration with "Big John" on Avengers, Sub-Mariner, Conan ? and The Wizard of Oz! Plus, a special FCA tribute to another departed giant, Kurt Schaffenberger; an FCA section with C.C. Beck and Marc Swayze; Bill Schelly on Grass Green; Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster revisit Wally Wood; and more! (TwoMorrow's Publishing) Magazine, 8x11, 100pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #16
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 16

    This issue features Marvel Comics... and Captain Marvel! Behind full-color covers by Alex Ross (Mary Marvel) and the team of Marie Severin & Ramona Fradon (Sub- Mariner, Aquaman), we proudly present the 2001 Marvel Bullpen Reunion, with John Buscema, Gene Colan, John Romita, and Marie Severin, interviewed by Mark Evanier! There are also memories of the John Buscema School, with loads of art by Big John and his students! PLUS: A giant FCA section, with Alex Ross on Shazam! The Power of Hope, plus C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, and a tribute to Chad Grothkopf! Then, Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster present EC Confidential, with rare artwork by Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, and Wally Wood. Plus, Bill Schelly interviews the man behind "Paul Gambi"? tailor to the (DC super-villain) stars, and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 100pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #17
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 17

    This issue features Lou Fine, Arnold Drake, Murphy Anderson, and more! Behind great color covers by Lou Fine (The Ray), and Lius Dominguez (Doom Patrol), you'll learn about "Fine Art" as Golden Age colossus Lou Fine is remembered by three who loved him, plus a pulse-pounding plethora of gorgeous, rarely-see art by Fine, Eisner, Crandall, and others! Also, Murphy Anderson speaks with Jim Amash about Lou Fine and the Fiction House comics in the 1940s! Arnold Drake (co-creator of Doom Patrol and Deadman) talks about Bruno Premiani, Carmine Infantino, Mort Weisinger, Bob Haney, and the 1960s at DC Comics! Roy Thomas dissects the Golden Age Robotman! Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster look at the non-EC action comics of Jack Davis and George Evans! Plus, there's an FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section featuring C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Alvin Schwartz, Jay Disbrow, and E. Nelson Bridwell, and more! (Twomorrows Publishing) Magazine, 8.5x11, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #18
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 18

    The Marvel Bullpen in the Golden and Silver Ages! This issue features full-color covers by Jack Kirby & Jim Amash (Fantastic Four) and Marc Swayze (Captain Marvel)! A slam-bang interview with artist/colorist Stan Goldberg (the guy who told Stan Lee the F.F. should wear blue, and the Hulk should be green)! Also, secrets behind Timely in the '40s ? and the first great days of the Marvel age! Tons of rare art by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Dick Ayers, Don Heck, John Romita, John Buscema, Joe Maneely, Bill Everett, Carl Burgos, Dan Decarlo, and many more! Plus: a spotlight on Xero, the legendary 1960s science-fiction fanzine that helped launch comics fandom, with Dick & Pat Lupoff, Otto Binder, Don Thompson, Roy Thomas, Bill Schelly, and (believe it or not!) Roger Ebert? Also: an FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section starring Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and others! Michael T. Gilbert & Mr. Monster on Wally Wood ghosting Flash Gordon ? and more! (Twomorrows Publishing) Magazine, 8.5x11, 100pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #19
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 19

    Editor Roy Thomas' Alter Ego kicks off its new monthly schedule with a bat-signal spotlight on Dick Sprang, the ultimate Golden Age Batman artist! Behind two fabulous full-cover covers (by Sprang and Fred "Tomahawk" RAY), you'll find Dick Sprang profiled and interviewed ? with classic and unseen art! There's rare Batman art and artifacts by Bob Kane, Charles Paris, Shelly Moldoff, Max Allan Collins, Jim Mooney, Carmine Infantino, Alex Toth, and other Golden/Silver Age greats! Vintage Batman illustrator Jerry Robinson is interviewed about Tomahawk and 1940s cover artist par excellence Fred Ray! Plus: There's FCA with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, et al.?Michael T. Gilbert on Wally Wood's Flash Gordon, Part 2, and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #20
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 20

    Issue #20 presents more titans of Timely/Marvel! Behind a color cover by Marvel artist Al Milgrom, and another composite by Kubert, Nodell, Beck, Boring, and Schelly, there's rare Timely/Marvel art by Mike Sekowsky, Bill Everett, Syd Shores, Dave Berg, Vince Alacia, Dave Gantz, Carl Burgos, and more! More secrets behind The Invaders, with Jack Kirby, Gil Kane, Frank Robbins, Dave Hoover, Paul Ryan, and Roy Thomas! Golden Age Timely artist Bob Deschamps is interviewed! Also, the 1965 NY Comics Convention is covered by Bill Schelly, Tom Fagan, and Roy Thomas? with a never- before-seen convention panel with Golden Age writers Bill Finger, Otto Binder, and Gardner Fox, plus Superman editor Mort Weisinger! A look at Murphy Anderson, Gil Kane, Bill Elder, Jim Warren, E. Nelson Bridwell, Dave Kaler, and others who were there in 1965! Plus, Michael T. Gilbert talks (and draws) with Flash Gordon artist Jim Keefe! FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and Captain Marvel Jr. artists Mac Raboy, Kurt Schaffenberger, Bud Thompson, and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #21
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 21

    Alter Ego #21 headlines The Iger Comics Kingdom of the 1940s-50s and the Golden Age Justice Society of America, with two fabulous full-color covers ? Dave Stevens (Sheena) and Irwin Hasen (JSA)! Inside, the "shop" that created art and story for Quality, Fiction House, Fox, and many others is examined, with rare art and artifacts by Will Eisner, Lou Fine, Murphy Anderson, Reed Crandall, Matt Baker, Mort Meskin, Nick Cardy, George Evans, Bob Kane, George Tuska, Jack Kamen, and many others! There's a special "Sheena" section with art by Dave Stevens, Frank Brunner, and other fantastic "good girl" artists over the years! Plus, Roy Thomas on the JSA and All-Star Squadron ? featuring scarce art by Gil Kane, Jack Kirby, Alex Toth, Jerry Ordway, Rich Buckler, Mart Nodell, Irwin Hasen, et al. ? including still more unseen art from an unpublished 1946 All-Star Comics adventure! Also, Michael T. Gilbert concludes the Gardner Fox scrapbook, with plenty of rarely-seen art, plus there's FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Will Lieberson, Kurt Schaffenberger, and others! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #22
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 22

    Features unpublished cover art by Bill Everett and C.C. Beck! Inside, Everett and Joe Kubert are interviewed by Gil Kane and Neal Adams, with classic unseen art show by the four artists. Plus, more on Roy Thomas, the Buscema brothers, and Dave Cockrum. Also, Captain Midnight and Wally Wood! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #23
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 23

    Issue #23 focuses on Wonder Woman and the giants of MLJ/Archie! It sports two Golden Age covers: a never-before-published 1940s Wonder Woman cover by H.G. Peter, and a new Hangman drawing by Bob Fujitane! Inside, editor Roy Thomas spotlights unseen art from two "lost" 1940s WW stories by H.G. Peter, plus an analysis of the "Charles Moulton" scripts! Bob ("Fuje") Fujitani is interviewed by Jim Amash (with lots of rare art of The Hangman, Airboy, Dr. Solar, Shock Gibson, and more)! There's a talk with John Rosenberger, Silver Age artist of The Fly and The Jaguar! Editor Victor Gorelick discusses Archie & The Mighty Crusaders, with art by Ray Morrow, Rich Buckler, Paul Reinman, and others! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #24
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 24

    Issue #24 focuses on Mutants and Meskin! First up, the 1975 Uncanny X-Men as Stan Lee, Dave Cockrum, Chris Claremont, Len Wein, and Mike Friedrich discuss the rebirth of Marvel's merry mutants in a selection of special interviews complemented with classic and unseen art! Then, Golden Age great Mort Meskin, one of the 1940's finest artists (Johnny Quick, Fighting Yank, Black Terror), is profiled by his sons Peter and Philip, and fellow legend Alex Toth. Plus, seldom-glimpsed art by Jerry Robinson; FCA with C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, and friends; Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster; Bill Schelly; and more, all behind never-before-seen color covers by Dave Cockrum (X-Men) and Mort Meskin (Vigilante)! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #25
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 25

    This is a special issue on Jack Cole and Plastic Man! There's a previously unpublished Plastic Man color cover by Alex Toth (with Jack Cole), and a surprise bonus "flip" cover! Rare art of Plastic Man, Daredevil, and more by the Golden Age greats of Quality and DC! Roy Thomas on All-Star Squadron #1?with little-seen Golden, Silver, and Bronze Age art by some of the best in the business! All this and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #26
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 26

    Spotlights joltin' Joe Sinnott and Irwin Donenfeld! All this and more! ! Also, rare art by Neal Adams, Carmine Infantino, Joe Shuster, Bob Kane, Mort Meskin, and many more! Plus: Alex Toth on comic art, and FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with C.C. Beck and Marc Swayze! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #27
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 27

    This issue spotlights color covers by Golden Age artist Jack Burnley and (with a little help from some latter-day friends) Jack "King" Kirby! Inside, Vin Sullivan (the man who bought Superman, and told Bob Kane to create Batman!) is interviewed, accompanied by the art of Joe Shuster, Creig Flessel, Shelly Moldoff, Ogden Whitney, Fred Guardineer, Jack Burnley, et al.! Michael T. Gilbert and two talented super-fans show "lost" Kirby Hulk covers that might have been, if The Incredible Hulk hadn't been canceled after issue #6 in 1963! Then, a look back at the 1948 New York Comicon with Stan Lee, Julius Schwartz, Charlie Biro, Harvey Kurtzman, Roy Thomas, and Otto and Jack! There's also Bunny Kaufman (1940s Batman), and a pulsating potpourri of underrated Golden Age artists: L.B. Cole, Henry Enoch Sharp, Les Zakarin, and John Romita! Plus: Alex Toth, Bill Schelly, Jim Amash, F.C.A. (Fawcett Collectors of America) with C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Jay Disbrow, and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #28
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 28

    Alter Ego #28 spotlights Joe Maneely and a double dose of Fawcett Fantasy! There's two cataclysmic full-color covers: A Maneely montage of 1950s Marvel (Sub-Mariner, Ringo Kid, Black Knight, et al.), and Don Newton (Captain Marvel and Mr. Mind)! An in-depth study of Joe Maneely, the Timely/Atlas/Marvel titan of the 1950s ? plus an interview with Joe's daughter, and tons of magnificent Maneely art! Rare Marvel art from the 1950s by Bill Everett, John Severin, Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby, John Romita, and the whole blamed bullpen! Double-size FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section with C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Steve Skeates, The Shazam!/Isis Hour, and The Monster Society of Evil! Lee Ames, Golden Age artist for Quality, the Iger Studios, and pre-New Trend EC ? in a fascinating interview by Jim Amash! Plus, Alex Toth, Michael T. Gilbert, and Bill Schelly interviews, Squa Tront's John Benson (Part II), and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #29
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 29

    AE's first (and maybe last) Annual Haunted Halloween Issue! Behind two spook-tacular covers (Batman by Frank Brunner, and King Kong by Pete Von Sholly), we interview Frank Brunner about his mystic/horror work ? with rare art of Dr. Strange, Howard the Duck, Marvel's mystery mags, and others! Then, Pete Von Sholly illustrates what if Classics Illustrated had adapted King Kong and the monsterpieces of H.P. Lovecraft? Plus, Trina Robbins looks at Venus, the Timely/Marvel mag that was horror, romance, science-fiction, & super-heroine all wrapped up in one., with art by Bill Everett, Joe Maneely, Steve Leialoha, and more! A trio of timeless terror-masters (Heap artist Eric Schroeder, Creepy/Charlton artist Bill Fraccio, and Jay Disbrow) remembers L.B. Cole! We look at those late-'50s/early-'60s prototypes of The Hulk, Spider-Man, and Dr. Strange! (TwoMorrows Publishing) (CAUT: 4) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #30
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 30

    This issue presents the Silver Age Justice League, plus the Silver Age French Superheroes! Behind two color-splashed covers by Alex Ross and Steve Rude, Ross talks to Walt Grogan about the JLA. Plus, Roy Thomas and Michelle Nolan cover the first great days of the 1960's Justice League! Then, it's a trio of amazing superheroes from France, as Jean-Marc Lofficier looks at Fantomas, the roots of Homicron, Jaleb, Tonka, and Futura (now appearing in Image Comics' Strangers). Also, Golden Age ghost- scripters Kim Aamodt and Walter Geier talk to Jim Amash about writing for Joe Simon and Jack Kirby! Plus: Alex Toth, Michael T. Gilbert, & Billy Schelly on Otto Binder, FCA with Marc Swayze, and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #31
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 31

    Alter Ego wishes you "Merry Christmas" from the comic book masters, with two colorful holiday covers by Fred Ray (Superman as Santa, early 1940s) and Dick Ayers (a brand new rendering of his Marvel heroes)! See: Christmas Cards from comics greats Jack Kirby, Mart Nodell, Marie Severin, Shelly Moldoff, Alex Toth, et al! A double-dynamite interview with Timely/Marvel super-star Dick Ayers, by Roy Thomas and Jim Amash (with lots of rare art by Kirby, Cark Burgos, John Severin, and other Timely/Marvel greats)! Harlan Ellison's Marvel Age synopses which birthed classic adventures of The Avengers and The Incredible Hulk? with scarce art by Rich Buckler & Sal Buscema! FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze and Golden Age mystery artist Irving Steinberg! Plus: Michael T. Gilbert on "Horror Comics' Missing Link"? Will Murray on more "Lost Comics Lore"? Shel Dorf on the 1st Detroit Triple Fanfair ? and a Christmas stocking full of other Yuletime surprises! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #32
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 32

    This issue presents "A Golden Age Artist Reunion" and "The Roots of the Silver Age!" Behind colorful new covers by Dick Giordano (a cavalcade of 1940s Timely/Marvel heroes) and Ron Harris, Golden Age Timely artists Allen Bellman (Human Torch, Patriot, et al.) and Sam Burlockoff are interviewed ? including the tale of their joyful reunion after 50 years, brought about in part by AE! Features tons of rare Timely art by Carl Burgos, Bill Everett, Carl Pfeufer, Syd Shores, and many more! Plus: Mart Nodell (Green Lantern) on his late-'40s years at Timely/Marvel! Part One of the serialization of the 1986 Alter Ego comic book by Roy Thomas and Ron Harris ? plus secrets of its Golden Age roots, with Black Terror, Blue Bolt, Captain Battle, The Heap, and others! Fiction House ? the Italian Connection, with Enrico Bagnoli, one of the "Great Unknowns" of the 1940s! Mike Gold on a crucial year in the early Silver Age of Comics ? with rare art by Simon & Kirby, Curt Swan, Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane, and others! Also, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze and Fawcett mystery artist Irvin Steinberg; Alex Toth; Bill Shelley on comics fandom; and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #33
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 33

    This issue presents "Mike Sekowsky ? Golden/Silver Age Legend! Featuring two covers by Ron Frenz, inked by Joe Sinnott and Sal Buscema! A star-spangled symposium on Mike Sekowsky by Mark Evanier, with rare art by Murphy Anderson, Carmine Infantino, and others. Also, Joan Sekowsky and Golden Age inker Valerie Barclay interviewed by Jim Amash. FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze and a riotous 1950s Captain Marvel parody by Andru and Esposito. Plus Alex Toth, Bill Schelly, Michael T. Gilbert, and Mr. Monster. Lastly, the "Alter Ego" comic by Roy Thomas and Ron Harris! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #34
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 34

    A Quality Time focus on Plastic Man, Blackhawk, Doll Man, and the Golden Age greats who brought them to life. Interviews are conducted with Alex Kotzky (Plastic Man, Manhunter, et. al.) and his son Brian-al Grenet (last editor of Quality). Also, interviews with Chuck Cuidera (Blackhawk) and Dick Arnold (Quality staffer and son of founder Busy Arnold!). Inside this issue look for quality art from the likes of Reed Crandall, Jack Cole, Lou Fine, Will Eisner, Paul Gustavosn, Bill Ward, Gill Fox, Dick Dillin, and others. Plus, Roy Thomas tells the story of All-Star Squadron #1 with art by Rich Buckler and Jerry Ordway. Also, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America), with C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Alex Toth on comic art, and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #35
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 35

    The Golden Age of Marvel lives, with Stan Lee, Jon Romita, Dick Ayers, and Al Jaffee Features a full-color cover by Romita, and a new cover by Timely (and MAD's ) Al Jaffee. Inside, there's Stan Lee, John Romita, Dick Ayers, and Roy Thomas on the 1953- 55 revival of Captain America, Human Torch, and Sub Mariner ? with rare art to boot! Plus, Jaffee talks candidly about the 1940s Timely bullpen. Also, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze and Alex Toth on comics art; and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #36
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 36

    This issue features twin spotlights on Joe Simon ? and Canada's Golden Age Super-Heroes ? with previously unpublished, full-cover covers by Joe Simon (Fighting American) and Michael T. Gilbert and Ronn Sutton (those fabulous 1940s Canadian heroes)! First, Joe Simon talks about the Simon & Kirby Team, Stan Lee, Carl Burgos, Captain America, Fighting American, et al.! Then, John Bell, editor of Canuck Comics, discusses "The Great Canadian Super-heroes of World War II!" like Commander Steel, Nelvana of the Northern Lights, The Penguin (no, not that one!), Doc Stearne (a.k.a. Mr. Monster), Thunderfist, and lots more! Plus: Michael T. Gilbert on the Canadian origins of Mr. Monster! Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler, and Jerry Ordway on All-Star Squadron #1 and its Golden Age roots! FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze and C.C. Beck ? comics legend Alex Toth ? Bill Schelly on comics fandom ? and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #37
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 37

    This issue is a slam-bang 4th of July Special, spotlighting Superman, Captain Marvel, and Uncle Sam! First, there's two full-color patriotic colors, by Golden Age legends Wayne Boring (Superman) and C.C. Beck (Captain Marvel & friends)! Next, Will Murray examines the legendary Superman "K-Metal" story, and Philip Wylie's Gladiator ? the 1930 novel that foreshadowed the Man of Steel ? featuring art by Joe Shuster, Wayne Boring, John Buscema, Ron Harris, et al.! There's a special double-length FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) section, featuring C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Don Newton, and Shazam!/Isis! Golden Age great Sy Barry tells Jim Amash about DC Comics, Flash Gordon, and his brother Dan Barry. Also, vintage art by Alex Toth, Mort Meskin, Gil Kane, Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson, and many others! Plus Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster, Bill Schelly, and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #38
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 38

    This is a special full-issue tribute to the man who spawned the Silver Age, Julius Schwartz! Behind brand-new full-color covers by two of Julie's greatest artistic collaborators ? Carmine Infantino (The Flash) and Irwin Hasen (Justice Society of America) ? there're never-before-published Julie Schwartz interviews by Will Murray and Shel Dorf ? including previously-unknown revelations and rare art by Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson, Gil Kane, Joe Kubert, Alex Toth, Joe Giella, Irwin Hasen, Curt Swan, Mike Sekowsky, Dick Dillin, and many, many others! Plus, there's special remembrances by Roy Thomas, Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson, Joe Giella, Jerry Bails, Bill Schelly, Jim Amash, Michael T. Gilbert, and others! And there's even an FCA section devoted to Julie, with Jackson Bostwick, scarce Shazam! art by C.C. Beck, Kurt Schaffenberger, Don Newton, Dave Cockrum, et al. ? and remembrances by P.C. Hamerlinck, Walt Grogan, John Cochran, and John G. Pierce! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 8x11, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #39
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 39

    Jerry Robinson Issue! From Batman to Black Terror to Comic Strips ? and beyond! Behind two fantastic full-color covers by Jerry Robinson, we present his longest in-depth interview ever, with the man who became Bob Kane's first "ghost" on Batman, conducted by Jim Amash! Half the issue is devoted almost entirely to his Batman work! There's a multitude of scarce, even never-seen art by Robinson ? of the Batman characters, and many more! Also, plenty of rare art by Jerry's friends & colleagues?Bob Kane, Mort Meskin, George Roussos, Fred Ray, Joe Shuster, Dick Sprang, Charles Paris, Charles Biro, Steve Ditko, & others! Plus: FCA with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and the Fawcett/Charlton Connection ? Michael T. Gilbert ? and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w$5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #40
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 40

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    This issue presents a "trio of titans": Gil Kane, Julius Schwartz, and Russ Heath! With stunning new color covers by Gil Kane and Russ Heath ? featuring their greatest characters! Previously unpublished interviews with Kane and Schwartz ? studded with rare art by Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson, Jack Kirby, Joe Kubert, John Buscema, John Romita, Mike Sekowsky, and many others! Plus, Russ Heath in an in-depth interview by Jim Amash ? with tons of scarce and unpublished art! Additionally, there's the Julius Schwartz memorial tribute of march 2004 ? with Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Harlan Ellison, Dennis O'Neil, Michael Uslan, Irwin Hasen, Mike Carlin, Paul Levitz, et al. Plus FCA with C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, and the Fawcett/Charlton connection ? Alex Toth, Bill Schelly, Michael T. Gilbert, and more! (TwoMorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pg, b&w $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #41
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 41

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    This is the Horrific Halloween issue, featuring Frankenstein 2004 - and FCA #100! There's two awesome full-color covers, by Bernie Wrightson (Frankenstein) and Marc Swayze (Captain Marvel)! A special focus on the "Fearful Faces of Frankenstein: Bernie Wrightson" on the 25th anniversary of his definitive Frankenstein illustrations! Dick Briefer - when it came to Mary Shelley's Monster, he did it all! Don Glut on Frankenstein in four colors - plus a trio of offbeat October opuses: "The Spirit of Frankenstein," "The Spawn of Frankenstein," and, yes, that campy 1960s Frankenstein the super-hero! Rare art and artifacts by FRank Brunner, Mike Kaluta, Joe Maneely, Syd Shores, Joe Kubert, Curt Swan, Dick Ayers, Ken Bald, Fraccio And Tallarico, Bernard Baily, and more! Plus, the 100th incredible issue of the Fawcett Collectors of America newsletter, with a double-size salute to 30 years of Fawcett-related fun and fantasy, featuring the awesome art of C.C. Beck, Marc Swayze, Kurt Schaffenberger, Mac Raboy, and a few real surprises! Plus Golden Age Captain Marvel artist Emilio Squeglio interviewed by Jim Amash, Michael T. Gilbert and Mr. Monster, Bill Schelly on comics fandom, and more! (Twomorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pgs, PC SRP: $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #42
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 42

    This issue features Marvel's forgotten silver age artists ? and The Golden Age of Ziff- Davis, Hillman ? and The Heap! There's two full-color, never-before-seen covers: the original Avengers by Steve Fastner and Rich Larson, plus Airboy & The Heap by 1940s/50s artist Ernie Schroeder! A Celebration of Don Heck, Werner Roth, and Paul Reinman ? three mighty Marvel artists of the 1960s ? and why they should never be forgotten! 'Course, we've also got rare art on hand by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Dick Ayers, et al.! Then, from Hillman to Ziff-Davis, two Golden Age comics companies and their creators remembered by Heap/Airboy artist extraordinaire Ernie Schroeder, veteran editor Herb Rogoff, and cartoonist Walter Littman ? interviewed by Jim Amash! Plus scarce Hillman and Ziff-Davis art by Anderson, Infantino, Leav, Kida, Kriegstein, and many others! Also, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze and the Fawcett/Charlton Connection, Part III ? Alex Toth, Michael T. Gilbert, Bill Schelly, and more! (Twomorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pgs, B&W $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #43
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 43

    Celebrating Christmas north and south of the border! Flip covers feature an X-Men Christmas by George Tuska, and Silver Age Mexican super-hero Santo by Dave Stevens. There's also a panorama of yuletide art inside by Wally Wood, Joe Sinnott, Frank Brunner, Nick Cardy, Alex Toth, Martin Nodell, Dave Ross, Esteban Maroto, Jack (Alley Oop) Bender, and others! Plus, incredible interviews with Golden Age artists Tom Gill (Lone Ranger, etc.) and Morris Weiss of the Timely/Marvel bullpen! Inside you'll also find "The Silver Age of Mexican Comics" by historian Fred Patten, exploring the 1960s down Mexico way. Additionally, you'll be treated to all-new Blackhawk, Conan, Tor, Relampago (Lightning), The Phantom Pilot, Amra and the Queen of the Super-Charro, Criollo, and the Invincible Horse (with a cornucopia of rarely-seen comic art)! Plus FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and Bill Schelly, and Michael T. Gilbert's "Comic Crypt." (Twomorrows Publishing) Magazine, 108pgs, B&W $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #44
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 44

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    This issue features the JSA, All-Star Squadron, and Infinity, Inc.! Basically, you get two generations of dynamic DC Heroes and their creators! Behind an awesome wraparound JSA/Squadron/Infinity cover by Jerry Ordway, you'll find the All-Stars of All-Star ? and beyond! Prepare yourself for greate interviews with All-Star Comics/Hawkman artist Joe Kubert; JSA/JLA co-creator Gardner Fox; JLA/JSA artist Murphy Anderson; All-Star Squadron/Infinity, Inc. artist Jerry Ordway; and 1940s Atom writer Arthur Adler! Plus, rare Golden/Silver/Bronze Age art of the JSA, All-Star Squadron, and Infinity, Inc. by Alex Toth, Mike Sekowsky, Irwin Hasen, Arthur Peddy, Joe Gallagher, Martin Naydel, Mike Machlan, Rich Buckler, Michael Bair, et al.! Also, FCA (Fawcett Collectors of America) with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and others. Additional features include Michael T. Gilbert showcasing "I Like Ike!" cartoons by Bob Kane, Carmine Infantino, Bob Oksner, and Charlie Biro! (Twomorrows Publishing) (CAUT: 4) Magazine, 108pgs, B&W SRP: $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #45
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 45

    This issue features Creig Flessel, Bert Christman, and The Golden Age Sandman! All this, and Michael Chabon, too! Behind a brand new full-color Sandman cover, painted by Creig Flessel! In this issue there's a focus on 1930s-40s artist Creig Flessel, one of DC's earliest illustrators, and artist of the original Sandman. He's interviewed by Jim Amash, and asked about the Golden and Platinum Ages. Along with the interview is rare and vintage art by Jack Cole, Joe Shuster, Shelly Mayer, Fred Guardineer, Chad Grothkopf, Bill Ely, Gill Fox, and other comics talents! Plus, in-depth coverage on 1940s writer/artist/creator Bert Christman by Dave Armstrong, with never-before-seen photos and art ? everything from "Sandman" to the Flying Tigers! Michael Chabon, creator of The Escapist and Luna Moth, tells Roy Thomas about researching his 2000 Pulitzer- winning novel The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay, featuring art by Will Eisner, Gil Kane, Jack Kirby, Dick Ayers, Mart Nodell, and Shelly Moldoff! Plus: FCA with Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck, and a bit on Otto Binder's "lost" Jon Jarl story. Also, Michael T. Gilbert and "Mr. Monster's Comic Crypt." Lastly, Bill Schelly on comics fandom, and Alex Toth on whatever he feels like talking about! (Twomorrows Publishing) (CAUT: 4) Magazine, 8x11, 100pgs, B&W SRP: $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #46
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 46

    This a special issue featuring the "Very Best of the 1960s-70s Alter Ego!" Behind a full-color cover by Bill (Sub-Mariner) Everett and Marie Severin (featuring all of Wild Bill's greatest creations), there's a kaleidoscopic cornucopia of the best and brightest stuff from the 1961-78 Alter Ego era! Features lots of newly-discovered art! Plus, there's a classic 1969-70 interview by Roy Thomas with Bill Everett, the creator of Sub-Mariner, Amazing-Man, and Hydro-Man. In the interview, Bill tells of the early days, from Marvel Comics #1 through his 1960s work on Daredevil, Dr. Strange, The Incredible Hulk, and more. In this issue you'll also have tons of rare vintage art by Carl Burgos, Paul Gustavson, Simon & Kirby, and many others! Plus 1960s A/E gems by Steve Ditko, E. Nelson Bridwell, Comics Code authority Len Darvin, Jerry Bails, Roy Thomas, and more. Rounding things out is Jim Amash's interview with Lou Glanzman, the Golden Age artist of Amazing-Man, The Shark, and Air. Also, special tributes to Irv Novick and Christopher Reeve. (Twomorrows Publishing) (CAUT: 4) Magazine, 8x11, 100pgs, B&W SRP: $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #47
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 47

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    This issue spotlights Matt Baker, a Golden Age good-guy who drew "good girls" like Phantom Lady, Tiger Girl, Flamingo, Sky Girl, Camilla, and South Sea Girl. Featuring a full-color cover highlighting Phantom Lady, you'll thrill to read "Baker of Cheesecake," detailing the 1940s-50s life and art of Matt Baker! Plus, a guided tour by Alberto Beccatini (with surprising interviews with Baker's brother-in-law and nephew by Jim Amash), and an aesthetic appreciation by John Benson! Also, rare art from Baker contemporaries Robert Webb. Maurice Whitman, Alex Blum, Al Feldstein, Vince Colletta, Arthur Peddy, Frank Borth, Jack Kamen, and others! (Twomorrows Publishing) (CAUT: 4) Magazine, 8x11, 100pgs, B&W SRP: $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #48
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 48

    This issue: Will Eisner?A Man of Quality! The late, great legend discusses Busy Arnold's Big Little Company in a 2003-2004 talk with Jim Amash about Quality Comics (and Eisner & Iger) in the 1940s (with tons of rare art by Lou Fine, Reed Crandall, Jack Cole, Nick Cardy, Bob Powell, et al.)! Plus: a full-color cover by Eisner and his Quality compeers, featuring The Spirit! Included are tributes to Eisner by Stan Lee, Gene Colan, Alex Saviuk, Allen Bellman, Will Murray, Jim Amash, Roy Thomas, and others! A revealing interview with 1940s Quality artist Vern Henkel (Wings Wendall, Yankee Eagle, Captain Fortune, etc.)! Michael T. Gilbert on Eisner's Wonder Man of 1939! FCA with Marc Swayze, Jack Bowler, & C.C. Beck; Alex Toth on comic art; Bill Schelly interviews Bud Plant, & more! Edited by Roy Thomas. (Twomorrows Publishing) Magazine, 8x11, 100pgs, B&WSRP: $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #49
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 49

    spotlights CARL BURGOS and his fumin' HUMAN TORCH, plus other hot topics from the Timely/Marvel Age! We lead off with a fantastic new painting by MARK SPARACIO, from a never-before-seen 1941 layout by CARL BURGOS?of the Torches giving Hitler a hotfoot! CARL BURGOS?creator of Iron Skull, The Thunderer, White Streak, the 1966 Captain Marvel?and, oh yeah, The Human Torch?is revealed at last in the first-ever interview with his daughter SUE BURGOS?conducted by JIM AMASH, and featuring art by BURGOS?BILL EVERETT?ED ASCHE?JIMMY THOMPSON?MIKE SEKOWSKY?DICK AYERS?et al.! A dozen-plus fierily fabulous unused, previously-unpublished 1941 cover layouts almost certainly by CARL BURGOS and other Timely titans?including Human Torch and Sub-Mariner in battle! TOM LAMMERS on the 1957 Atlas Implosion?GER APELDOORN on a villainous Human Torch by artist MANNY STALLMAN?plus the one-and-only flare-up of The Blue Flame! Also, a Fawcett Collectors of America (FCA) section with MARC SWAYZE and BILL BLACK?BILL SCHELLY on comics fandom?MICHAEL T. GILBERT and MR. MONSTER?and MORE!! (Twomorrows Publishing) Magazine, 8x11, 100pgs, B&WSRP: $5.95 Cover price $5.95.

  • Issue #50
    Alter Ego (1999 Magazine) 50

    Roy Thomas celebrates 40 years in the comic book industry. Behind two full-color covers, Thomas' career is completely covered, from Modeling with Millie #44 in 1965 to Stoker's Dracula in 2005 and everywhere in between! He talks about working with some of the pioners in the industry, including Neal Adams, Gene Colan, Steve Ditko, Bill Everett, Dick Giordano, Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, George Pérez, John Romita, and many more. (Twomorrows Publishing) Magazine, 8x11, 100pgs, B&WSRP: $5.95 Cover price $5.95.