For separate–but equal!–reasons, longest-time collaborator DAN MURPHY and I have recently both gone thru our ‘Nostalgia Files’ and come across some really great (and some really NOT so great…let’s be honest here) stuff. So as I kill time leading up to LUTEFISK SUSHI ‘D’ (which is in 7 days!), lets take some trips down memory lane. Today I present the first half of the original, pencils-only, done on notebook paper in study hall, first issue of MAN-MAN. If there was anything a 13-year-old me was doing that’s close to equivalent to what a 34-year-old me is doing with MANLY TALES OF COWARDICE, MAN-MAN was it:
JINKIES!!!! Will MAN-MAN escape the evil clutches of the TWIZLER and SKITTLES?! Will both DC Comics and the lawyers for ‘Big Candy’ file a lawsuit?! Tune in Monday and find out!!!