Beauology 101: Admiration Society


Beau with Lora Innes

Beau with Lora Innes



Beau Smith shares some of the people and things he admires about comic books and the comic industry.

Read More...

Markley’s Fevered Brain – Don’t Shoot Me, I am Only the Writer


Doctor Solar, Man of the AtomWayne Markley follows the illustrious career of the legendary Jim Shooter, from his early days with DC’s Adventure Comics and the Legion of Super-Heroes, to his stint as Editor-in-Chief at Marvel Comics, his start-up efforts at Valiant Comics, Defiant Comics, Broadway Comics and Acclaim Comics, and his eventual return to Legion of Super-Heroes and the resurrection of Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom; Magnus, Robot Fighter; and Turok, Son of Stone.

Over the last forty plus years, one of the best writers

Read More...

Interview: Jim Shooter on Dark Horse’s Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom


Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom

Jim Shooter’s career in comics has been impressive, to say the least. His early work on DC’s Legion of Super-Heroes is fondly remember and he recently wrote a new series of Legion stories. At Marvel he wrote such books as Avengers and Secret Wars. His biggest impact at Marvel may have been his term as Editor-In Chief. After Marvel, he was publisher of Valiant Comics where he wrote Magnus and Solar; and he helped found both Defiant Comics and Broadway Comics. This month, Shooter returns to write Dark Horse’s Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom. Westfield’s Roger Ash recently contact Shooter to learn more about this book and his other upcoming Dark Horse work.

Read More...