"In recognition of what the good folks at DC Comics very likely find to be a surprising level of adoration for a character they’ve never done much at all with, Nubia has been given the shared spotlight with her sister Diana on one of the many special variant covers created for Wonder Woman #750."
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Phase 2 photographed by MikaV
On December 13, 2019, I would read in the news that my hero, Phase 2 (born Michael Lawrence Marrow), had died from the quiet battle he was having with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He was 64.
The news left me drained. So much so that I couldn’t even write about his death. What should I say? For more than a month, my blog was silent on his passing. But then it dawned on me–finally–that everything I’d want to say was already covered in my unpublished interview questions. So I publish them here now, in fond memory of Phase 2.
Che Guevara once wrote: “A man must harden himself, but without ever losing his tenderness.” I’m somehow reminded of that as I listen–on repeat–to the
Back on August 12th, I very happily posted a screenshot from the Facebook feed of cartoonist, animator and painter Bill Wray (Mad Magazine, The Ren & Stimpy Show), who'd shared my article on Vaughn Bode. But what I didn't realize until sometime much
much later (after revisiting his page) was that the second comment down below , from Bob Camp–which had me was ' out all over again! 😅 geekin
Bob Camp is a former Marvel Comics comic book artist and a giant in animation with credits on TV shows like ThunderCats, Silverhawks, The Ren & Stimpy Show and many, many others.
The aforementioned is a piece of record cover artwork that was also being included in a
Oh, artist Denys Cowan (Black Panther, The Question) had also liked the piece in Wray's feed, but we're actually Facebook friends, so it wasn't that much of a surprise. He's
In addition to t
hat goodness, I realized that my article had also been shared on Facebook by Ron Turner, the founder of underground comics publisher Last Gasp. And the first person to comment there was cartoonist/tattoo artist Mark Bode–the son of Vaughn Bode. uber
I'd always wanted Mark to see my piece, so it was super cool to get confirmation that he'd seen it–and read it. Even if he very clearly missed the point a little. 😇
Image Credit: Def Jam, Marvel Comics
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