The Maze Agency Issue #1 – December 1988 (Comico Comics)

TITLE: The Maze Agency Issue #1 YEAR: December 1988 COMPANY: Comico Comics Writer/Creator: Mike W. Barr Penciller: Adam Hughes Inker: Rick Magyar Letterer: Deborah Marks Colorist: Julia Lacquement Editor: Michael Eury In 1988, writer Mike W. Barr created The Maze Agency for Comico Comics.  Inspired by mystery stories in the ’60s and submitting his stories to mystery magazines, Barr would work at DC Comics in hopes he could get a mystery comic book made.  But there was no interest at […]

Elementals – The Natural Order TPB – November 1988 (Comico Comics)

TITLE: Elementals – The Natural Order TPB YEAR: November 1988 COMPANY: Comico Comics By Bill Willingham Back in 1983, Bill Willingham’s superhero team Elementals made its debut in Texas Comics “Justice Machine Annual”. The following year, “Elementals” would receive a 29-issue run from 1984-1988, a 26-issue run from 1989-1993 and a 3-issue run from 1995-1996.  And a plethora of one-shots and mini-series. Because finding Comico Comics back issues were somewhat troublesome back in the late ’80s and there was no […]

Elementals Sex Special Issue 4 – February 1993 (Comico Comics)

TITLE: Elementals Sex Special Issue 4 YEAR: February 1993 COMPANY: Comico Comics Writer: Eric Dinehart Artist: Michael Davis Colorist: Marcus David Letterer: Tim Eldred The 1990’s, it was a time where up-and-coming artists recreated the images of popular superhero characters and to happiness or chagrin (depending on the comic book reader), there was either less clothing, skin tight clothing or possible an over-exaggeration of female proportions. Needless to say, it was the beginning of a change with comic books with […]