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Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Jon Sable Freelance vol. 1, Issue #2 – July 1983 (First Comics)

TITLE: Jon Sable Freelance vol. 1, Issue #2 YEAR: July 1983 COMPANY: First Comics Created/Written/Illustrated:Mike Grell In 1983, Mike Grell left DC Comics to develop his creator-owned titles “Jon Sable Freelance” and “Starslayer”. “Jon Sable Freelance” was beloved by those who read indie comics and it was one of the comic pre-cursors of “the Dark Age of Comics”, before Frank Miller would write “Daredevil” and “The Dark Knight Returns”, Alan […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Jon Sable Freelance vol. 1, Issue #1 – June 1983 (First Comics)

TITLE: Jon Sable Freelance vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: June 1983 COMPANY: First Comics Created/Written/Illustrated:Mike Grell 1983 and Ken F. Levin and Mike Gold would launch their own comic book company, First Comics. Enticing writers and artists which included Frank Brunner, Mike Grell, Howard Chaykin, Joe Staton, Steven Grant, Timothy Truman, Jim Starlin, Mike Baron and Steve Rude, First Comics would provide creator-controlled opportunities that Marvel and DC didn’t.  And […]