Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, 2009-2012

This 2-season series wasn’t the first Marvel cartoon I worked on (that was the MTV Spider-Man series) but it certainly was the busiest up to that point. It was made during what we now call Phase One of the MCU, prior to the arrival of the first Avengers movie in 2012. This made it the last Marvel series before Disney bought the company - in fact, the buyout happened while EMH was in production - so it operated under a different set of rules about which characters could be used.

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So Ya Wanna Draw Comics, 1990-91

After my first year as a professional comic book artist, I decided to gather up my advice and experience into an essay. Of course, it would be quite a different presentation today after thirty years of added experience, but the basics are still sound and it makes for an interesting time capsule from the pre-internet world.

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Babelcon VIII, 1986

The year 1986 was a huge turning point for me, the root of which was a yearly Science-Fiction convention called Babel Con. Here's what happened the year I was put in charge of it.

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Series profile: Panzer World Galient, 1984-85

I discovered Galient after first getting hooked on Armored Trooper Votoms, drawn in by the design aesthetic and directorial style. If you've ever wondered what Lord of the Rings might have been like with giant robots instead of Orcs and Nazgul, this is the anime for you! Created by Ryosuke Takahashi for Sunrise, it's a 26-episode action series that combines medieval settings with high-tech mecha in a story that explodes with action! Dig in with a writer interview, animation art, and a deep dive into its many facets!

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Posted in: Anime World