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GCD Comics Timeline
In the early 1990s, he lettered ‘Through the Habitrails’ and ‘Ultra Klutz’ stories with creator Jeff Nicholson, appearing mostly in “Taboo” (Spiderbaby Grafix) and “Hyena” (Tundra).
He adapted the Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem ‘The Raven’ (1798) in “One Eye Open, One Eye Closed” #1 (Chiasmus, 1994) and he wrote a few short stories, drawn by Robert Lewis, in “Negative Burn” (1995–1996).
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y9wnglmo
(Jeff Nicholson and Woody created the cover art on “Ultra Klutz Dreams” #1, December 1998)
He drew the relaunched “Black Lightning” (DC, 1995–1996), written primarily by the character’s creator, Tony Isabella.
He has also created for Marvel, Image, and other publishers. In the early 2000s, he drew the “Werewolf the Apocalypse” books, written by Joe Gentile, at Moonstone Books.
At his website — http://www.eddynewell.com/cpg/index.php
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/yapgcku2
(Newell created the cover of “Black Lightning” #1, February 1995)
Moving to Les Humanoïdes Associés, he produced “Le chant des pavots”, “Bretagne”, and “Comme une rivière” through the end of the decade.
He has written scripts for artist Tom Tirabosco, from “Week-end avec premeditation” (2000) to “Sous-Sols” (2010), and has written the “Koma” series for artist Frederik Peeters since 2003.
Among other works, Wazem created “Presque Sarajevo” (Atrabile, 2002) and “Le pingouin Volant” (La Joie de Lire, 2007).
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/w/wazem.htm
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/ya96s47j
(Frederick Peeters created the cover art on “Koma” #1 - Die Stimme der Schlote, January 2012, a German edition)
In 1981, he created ‘Les bogros’ at “Mercredi” and began scripting Alain Dodier’s new feature ‘Gully’. Both features moved to “Spirou” the next year.
He also created ‘Balade au bout du monde’ with artist Laurent Vicomte at Glénat that year, with sequel stories in 1990 and 2003 with other artists.
In 1983, he created ‘Grimion gant de cuir’ at Glénat and ‘Jordan, Le Cycle des Deux Horizons’ with Christian Rossi at Delcourt in 1990.
More recent works include ‘Alzéor Mondraggo’ with David Caryn (Vents d’Ouest, 2001) and his own ‘L’Histoire de chaque jour’ (Glénat, 2004)
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/m/makyo.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Makyo_(comics)
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y8sjubb8
(Mayko created the cover of “Grimion gant de cuir” #3 - La petite mort, May 1987)
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/g/giroud_f.htm
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/ycr7mngo
His work has been published by Antarctic Press, Malibu, Radio Comix (which he co-founded), Dark Horse, CrossGen, and others since the late 1980s.
‘Pat Duke’ in the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y9hz72ge
‘Patrick Duke’ in the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/ycdftb9q
(Terry Moore drew and Duke colored the cover of “Strangers in Paradise” #1, Sep 1994)
With Tom Sniegoski, he wrote “The Punisher” and “Wolverine / Punisher: Revelation” (Marvel, 1998–1999). They collaborated and also wrote solo on “Angel” and various “Buffy” titles (Dark Horse, 1999–2001).
They also collaborated on “Jade” (Chaos! Comics, 2001–2002) and “Talent” (Boom! Studios, 2006).
In addition to single-issue stories and short stories at various publishers, Golden wrote a “Doctor Fate” mini-series at DC Comics (2003–2004).
In 2007, he and Mike Mignola co-authored the novel “Baltimore, or The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire”, and in 2010 they began co-scripting “Baltimore” comics at Dark Horse. The most recent series finished late in 2016.
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Golden
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/yalgrnms
(Paul Rivoche created the cover art on “Doctor Fate” #1, October 2003)
He was DC’s primary inker on the ‘Superman’ titles in the late 1960s and early 1970s, and he inked penciler Herb Trimpe’s introduction of the popular super-hero ‘Wolverine’ in “The Incredible Hulk” (Marvel, 1974).
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/a/abel_jack.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Abel
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/yaod7pco
(Abel created the cover art on “Love Diary” #96, December 1975)
He is most famous for his character Valentina, created in 1965 and very representative of the spirit of the 1960s. The “Valentina” series of books and strips became noted for Crepax’s sophisticated drawing and for the psychedelic, dreamlike storylines, generally involving a strong dose of eroticism.
A film based on his work called “Baba Yaga”, featuring the character Valentina, was made in 1973.
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/crepax.htm (some explicit images)
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guido_Crepax
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/yawvqxks (some explicit images)
(Crepax created the cover art on “Corto Maltese” #66, March 1989)
After assisting Walt Simonson in the mid-1980s, his first work was on ‘Doctor Strange’ in “Strange Tales” and early issues of “Doctor Strange, Sorceror Supreme” (Marvel, 1988–1989).
At DC Comics, he penciled “Doom Patrol” (1989–1993), co-created the “Ghostdancing” limited series (1995), and worked on “Shade, the Changing Man” (1995–1996).
He also drew both of the sequels to “Books of Magic” — “Names of Magic” (2001) and “Hunter: the Age of Magic” (2001–2003).
In addition to Marvel and DC, he has also published at Caliber, Big Entertainment, Image, Dynamite, and others.
Not to be confused with Golden Age artist Richard Case (active ~1940–1955).
At Comiclopedia — https://www.lambiek.net/artists/c/case_richard.htm
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Case
In the GCD — https://tinyurl.com/y9q4gple
(Case created the cover art on “Doom Patrol” #21, April 1989)
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