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Comics historian Les Daniels commented, " In retrospect the imperative seems less than inevitable, perhaps no more than trendy gender bending or possibly just a response to the homophobia inspired by Fredric Wertham more than thirty years earlier.
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Comics and historian
Comics historian Les Daniels comments that Miller's idea of ignoring deadlines was " the culmination of the quest towards artistic independence ".
He is also known for his columns and blogs, and for his work as a historian and biographer of the comics industry, in particular his award-winning Jack Kirby biography, Kirby: King of Comics.
According to science fiction writer and animation historian Andy Mangels, who hosts commentary for many Filmation releases, the three Super 7 segments in question were pulled from distribution due to " various lawsuits " from Marvel Comics and DC Comics.
Comics historian Ron Goulart in his book The Funnies states the frequent turnover of artists on the strip was due to Webb's desire to find someone " who could draw him as good looking as he thought he ought to be.
Comics historian Maurice Horn said the strip " did not shrink from tackling controversial problems, such as heroin addiction, illegitimate pregnancy, and attempted suicide.
Disney historian Jim Korkis reports the notion of taking the unmade feature and adapting the storyline for publication as a comic book occurred when Dell Comics editor Oskar Lebeck " was given permission to look through the Disney files of cartoon ideas that were shelved.
" Capp is at his allegorical best in the epics of the Shmoos, and later, the Kigmies ," wrote comic strip historian Jerry Robinson ( in The Comics: An Illustrated History of Comic Strip Art, 1974 ).
There was also a separate line of comic books, Al Capp's Shmoo Comics ( featuring Washable Jones ), published by the Capp family-owned Toby Press. Comics historian and Li ' l Abner expert Denis Kitchen recently edited a complete collection of all five original Shmoo Comics, from 1949 and 1950.
Comics historian R. C. Harvey wrote, " Many of those who drew the earliest adventure strips were inspired and influenced by his work.
Comics historian Ron Goulart, in Comic Book Encyclopedia, refers to Batman as the " creation of artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger ".
Comics historian Peter Sanderson states, " It is easy to see how Grayson might end up hating Batman after the way that he is treated in All-Star Batman and Robin # 2.
Comic book historian Michael Barrier notes that by the early 1950s, Dell seemed to be giving more emphasis to subscription sales ( promoted via premium giveaways as part of the Dell Comics Club ), which necessitated stable series instead of one-shots.
Comics historian Peter Sanderson wrote that, " McGregor's finest artistic collaborator on the series was P. Craig Russell, whose sensitive, elaborate artwork, evocative of Art Nouveau illustration, gave the landscape of Killraven's America a nostalgic, pastoral feel, and the Martian architecture the look of futuristic castles.
* Comic book historian Joe Torcivia The Issue at Hand blog entry " Happy 50th Anniversary to Gold Key Comics!
Comics and Les
Les Daniels comments in his book DC Comics A Celebration of the World's Favourite Comic Book Heroes ".
* Jeremiah: The Heirs # 1-2 ( Malibu Comics / Adventure Comics, Sep 1991, Translation of Jeremiah 3: Les Héritiers Sauvages )
* Comics involving the Irregulars include The Irregulars from Dark Horse Comics ( ISBN 978-1-59307-303-9 ), and Les Quatre de Baker Street ( ISBN 9782749304373 )
From 1973 to 1976, Altuna collaborated with Fleetway, Ediciones Record, Charlton Comics, Playboy and the French Les Humanoïdes Associés.
* DC Comics: Sixty Years of the World's Favorite Comic Book Heroes by Les Daniels ISBN 0-8212-2076-4
* 1997: Angoulême International Comics Festival, Tournesol Award, for Les otages de l ’ Ultralum ( Hostages of the Ultralum )
* 1992: Special mention by the jury, with Pierre Christin, Prix Jeunesse 9-12 ans ( Youth Prize 9-12 years ), at the Angoulême International Comics Festival, for Les Habitants du Ciel, an encyclopaedia of the alien creatures that have appeared in the Valérian seties.
( also for Topps ); The Hellfire Club and Warlock for Marvel Comics ; Batman: Gotham Knights and Green Lantern / Green Arrow for DC Comics ; White Death for Les Cartoonistes Dangereux ; Blair Witch: Dark Testaments and Codeflesh for Image ; Shadowman for Acclaim Comics ; and The Establishment for Wildstorm, amongst many others.
** The jury selects Etienne Davodeau's Les Mauvaises Gens to receive the Prix du Public at the Angoulême International Comics Festival.
Comics and Daniels
From 1955-56, Keyes wrote for the celebrated EC Comics, including its titles Shock Illustrated and Confessions Illustrated, under both his own name and the pseudonyms Kris Daniels, A. D. Locke and Dominik Georg.
Comics and commented
Benet Roman writing for the 14th annual Barcelona BCN International Comics Fair commented that " Bagge ... knows how to capture some of the spirit of our time, using that most universal, affordable and difficult to produce medium: humor.
Following the April 2012 release of DC Comics ' solicitations for that July, which included Liefeld's covers for The Savage Hawkman # 11, Deathstroke # 11, and Grifter # 11 – all of which showed characters ' feet – Liefeld, who had been criticized for avoiding drawing characters ' feet, commented, " The Hipsters don't know what to do when I draw feet.
In 2011, staff writer Al Jean commented on the episode: " The idea of it to parody EC Comics was really original and kind of shocking for a cartoon on network television.
Industry journalist Tom Spurgeon commented on the broader significance and influence of The Studio in his obituary of Jones at The Comics Reporter:
Comics and seems
Comics and less
In 2007, Archie Comics launched a " new look " series of stories, featuring Archie characters drawn in an updated, less cartoony style similar to the characters ' first appearance.
Through Li ' l Abner, the American comic strip achieved unprecedented relevance in the postwar years, attracting new readers who were more intellectual, more informed on current events, and less likely to read the comics ( according to Coulton Waugh, author of The Comics, 1947 ).
Garganta should not be confused with Giganta, a similar ( though less benign ) character in the DC Comics universe.
First Comics shut down in 1991 without completing the series, publishing less than a third of the total series in 45 prestige-format issues.
Initially modeled after the gory morality tales of the popular and groundbreaking EC line of comics, Strange Tales became less outré with the 1954 imposition of the Comics Code, which prohibited graphic horror, as well as vampires, zombies and other classical monsters.
They are less commonly referred to as Skyraiders ( on Generation 2 European packaging and in U. K. Generation 2 Marvel Comics ), Jetron ( in Japan ), and simply as the " Decepticon Planes.
It referred to the return of the multi-ethnic Milestone Comics universe and its crossover into the less diverse DC Comics universe.