The Three Tenors? Off Key

Bill Messner-Loebs is quite literally my oldest friend in comics. I've known him since he was William Francis Loebs Jr. and I'll still know him if he becomes William Windsor-Smith Loebs, though...

Marvel’s Famous Last Words

"We're not afraid of lawsuits," the chief litigator for Marvel told me when I first brought him news that we were seeking a settlement for Dave Cockrum around this time last year. "Everyone who's...

Alan Moore – Part Three

Okay. Here's the conclusion of my lengthy interview with Alan Moore conducted in October, 1997. When last we left off, Alan was talking about the World of Mind. Let's jump right in...

Grand Master: Will Eisner

I took a deep breath when I heard the news. With the passing of Will Eisner, our industry suffered the loss of one of its last elders. And by all accounts a good man. You'll be reading feature...

Alan Moore – Part One

Every once in a while something really terrific drops in your lap. It happened to me in early October, 1997, first thing on a Monday morning. Hadn't even had my first coffee yet when the phone...

Nuances

It's Monday afternoon. 4:45 p.m. Almost time to lock up and go home for the day. That's when the phone starts ringing. I know I shouldn't answer it. So I answer it anyway. "Yeah?" I...