Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: SuperPatriot Issue #2 – September 1993 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Superpatriot Issue #5 YEAR: September 1993 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Scripter: Erik Larsen Plotter/Storyteller: Keith Giffen Penciler/Inker: Dave Johnson Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Colorist: Lovern Kindzierski Color Separation: Digital Chameleon Editor: Jannie Wong If you have read “Savage Dragon”, one will recognize the name SuperPatriot. An American superhero named Johnny Armstrong who fought in World War II, he was captured by the Nazis and was used as a guinea pig and experimented on and was able to get superhuman abilities. He […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Savage Dragon Issue #226 – August 2017 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Savage Dragon Issue #226 YEAR: August 2017 COMPANY: Image Comics Writer/Artist/Inker: Erik Larsen Colors: Nikos Koutsis Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Flats: Mike Toris Editor: Gavin Hiccinbotham Paul Dragon, the original Savage Dragon is dead. With the multiverse now combined and everyone having all these memories from various alternate worlds, there is a lot of confusion going around in the world. And suffice to say, many people are pissed. Issue #226 takes place not long after Paul Dragon’s death and a […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: The Savage Dragon Mini-Series – Issue #2 – October 1992 (Image Comics)

TITLE: The Savage Dragon Mini-Series Issue #2 YEAR: October 1992 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Writer/Artist/Inker: Erik Larsen Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Colorist: Gregory Wright Editor: Jannie Wong Color Separation: Olyoptics As I went into a brief history of Erik Larsen and the Savage Dragon, the second issue of the mini-series featured Savage Dragon as a Chicago Police Dept. officer and taking on super-powered villains that have been causing mayhem throughout the city. This would be a revolving theme for the series and […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Dart issue #1 – February 1996 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Dart issue #1 YEAR: February 1996 COMPANY: Image Comics Story by Bruce Love, Julie Ditrich Art: Joseph Szekeres Letters: Chris Eliopoulos Film Separations: In Color Editor/Dart Creator: Erik Larsen Back in 1992, the character Dart (Jill August) was introduced in “Savage Dragon” issue #2.   Created by Erik Larsen, the character would be a main member of “Freak Force” which had its own comic book series. She was an interesting character because her past was terrible.  She was abused, her […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Freak Force Vol. 1, Issue #1 – December 1993 (Image Comics)

TITLE: Freak Force Vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: December 1993 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Script: Erik Larsen Plots/Storytelling: Keith Giffen Pencils: Victor Bridges Inks: Karl Story Letters: Chris Eliopoulos Colors: Gloria Vasquez Color Separations: Olyoptics Film Output: Kell-O-Graphics Erik Larsen has featured many characters, those with super abilities in his comic book “Savage Dragon”. And in the beginning of Image Comics, as the co-creators were getting started and a few having multiple series showcasing talented artists, writers, inkers, colorists, etc., Erik […]

The Savage Dragon – Issue #225 – July 2017 (Image Comics)

TITLE: The Savage Dragon Issue #225 YEAR: July 2017 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Writer/Artist/Inker: Erik Larsen Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Colorist: Nikos Koutsis Flats:  Mike Toris Editor: Gavin Hiccmoutham My previous post about “The Savage Dragon” focused on the first issue on how the Savage Dragon was created as far back when Erik Larsen was a child, how he would feature the Dragon in a fanzine titled “Graphic Fantasy” in 1982 and how the Savage Dragon would appear in “Megaton” issue #3. […]

The Savage Dragon Mini-Series – Issue #1 – July 1992 (Image Comics)

TITLE: The Savage Dragon Mini-Series Issue #1 YEAR: July 1992 COMPANY: Image Comics Creator/Writer/Artist/Inker: Erik Larsen Letterer: Chris Eliopoulos Colorist: Gregory Wright Editor: Jannie Wong Color Separation: Digital Chameleon   Back in 1982, Erik Larsen wanted to get into the comic book industry.  Creating his own characters and making his own personal comic books when he was younger. While Larsen was able to be one of the lucky hopefuls who would get to draw for Charlton Comics, he drew a […]