Dave Stevens was an illustrator with an incredibly diverse list of credits. He began his career as an assistant to Russ Manning, inking on comic strips like Tarzan and Star Wars in the 1970s. He also drew storyboards on various projects, ranging from Hanna Barbara’s Superfriends cartoon to movies like Raiders of the Lost Ark. In the early 1980s, he became one of the first independent comic creators to succeed with his own character; he created an adventure comic set in the 1930s that was inspired by classic pulp adventures: The Rocketeer.
Who doesn’t like a good, old-fashioned mystery? Especially when it takes place around the turn of the century and features tarot cards, as well as thought transference, small villages with strange residents, and spooky cemeteries? That’s what awaits the reader in the first issue of Dark Horse Comics’ The British Paranormal Society: Time Out of Mind.
I had never been to a Star Trek convention. When I discovered that Star Trek: Mission Chicago was beaming into my home town, I decided to go to see what I was missing. I felt that this show was unique in many ways.
In the quick pace of streaming serialized television shows, there’s not always an opportunity to tell an origin story. Star Trek Discovery is a program that moves at lightening pace, focusing more on action then character development. When a character is spotlighted, it’s usually for something very specific. This is why a series like Star Trek Discovery: Adventures in the 32nd Century is so great.
Bounty Hunters! Do we need their scum? IDW’s Star Wars Adventures #14 tells us that we do with not one, but TWO stories. These tales feature different sides of their individual characters.
IDW has provided fans of comic book art some wonderful gifts over the past few years. Books of original illustrated stories by legends Jack Kirby, John Romita, Gil Kane, and others have allowed the general audience a backstage pass of how the original, hand-drawn stories appeared before production. This collection has now been expanded by another inspirational creator.
Who is your Mr. Right? Are you a gamer? Comic book fan? Like cutting-edge technology? Love action adventure? Teenage superheroes? A diverse cast? Enjoy movies like Free Guy? The Matrix? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, Apex Comics’ The R.I.G.H.T. Project is for you.
Throughout comic book history, readers have seen faraway places and heroes of all shape and size. What happens when you combine Indiana Jones and a post- apocalyptic future? How about spotlighting a corner of the globe that's not normally the focus of a comic book story, so unique that the very creators of the book come from that unexplored part of the Earth? Can a new mythology grow from characters and situations which are out of the ordinary?
Rebels! Imperials! X-Wings! Tie Fighters! Spies! Sith! Lighsabers! These are the things that await anyone who picks up IDW’s Star Wars Adventures #12. This issue has 2 stories - one set in the original trilogy era and one set during the Prequel/Clone Wars era.