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Sludge vol. 1, issue #1 – October 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Ultraverse – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: October 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Steve Gerber Penciller: Aaron Lopresti Inker: Gary Martin Letterer: Patrick Owsley Color Design: Paul Mounts Editor: Chris Ulm Interior Colorists: Violet Hues Comic book writer Steve Gerber is known for co-creating “Howard the Duck”, his works on Marvel’s “Daredevil”, “The Defenders”, “Omega the Unknown” (to name a few) but most popularly for “Man-Thing”. Gerber’s written […]

Freex vol. 1, Issue #1 – July 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Freex vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: July 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: Gerard Jones Penciller: Ben Herrera Inker: Mike Christian Letterer: Tim Eldred Color Design: Paul Mounts Editor: Chris Ulm In 1993, writer Gerard Jones and penciller Ben Herrera would create the series “Freex” for Malibu Comics imprint, Ultraverse. Where as other groups in the Ultraverse saw a purpose of using their powers for good, Freex focuses on a group […]

The Strangers – Vol. 1, Issue 1 (June 1993) (Ultraverse/Malibu Comics)

TITLE: The Strangers vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: June 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Author: Steve Englehart Penciller: Rick Hoberg Letterer: Tim Eldred Inker: Tim Burgard Editor: Chris Ulm Color Design: Paul Mounts When Ultraverse was unleashed to the public, I was one of the fans who were captivated by the storyline, the characters and the whole universe. If Freex were the outsiders who were living in constant fear and formed […]

Firearm – Vol. 1, Issue 1 (September 1993) (Ultraverse/Malibu Comics)

TITLE: Firearm – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR:  September 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by James Robinson Penciller: Cully Hamner Letterer: Tim Eldred Color Design: Paul mounts Editor: Chris Ulm June 1993.  The launching of the Ultraverse line from Malibu Comics. Having already purchased titles from Malibu Comics such as “The Protectors” and seeing the quality of the writing coming from Independent comic book companies such as Valiant, Mirage Studios, […]