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Rune vol. 1, Issue #1 – January 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Rune vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: January 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: Barry Windsor Smith & Chris Ulm Drawn by Barry Windsor Smith Inker: Alex Bialy & John Floyd Letterer: Patrick OwsleyGail Beckett Colored by Keith Conroy & Barry Windsor Smith Computer Colored by Jennifer Schellinger Rune Created by Barry Windsor Smith & Chris Ulm For the Ultraverse, Malibu Comics went promotion-heavy with the announcement that Barry Windsor Smith had […]

Giant Size Mantra vol. 1, issue #1 – July 1994 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Giant Size Mantra vol. 1, Issue #1 YEAR: July 1994 COMPANY: Ultraverse Writer: Mike W. Barr Penciller: Mark Heike Inker:  Ken Branch Letterer: Gail Beckett Editor: Chris Ulm 1994.  I suppose the writing was on the wall that things were not going well with Malibu Comics and its imprint, Ultraverse. With Editor-in-Chief Chris Ulm writing about the enormous number of comic book titles and how to avoid “Fear of […]

Prime vol. 1, Issue #1 – June 1993 (Ultraverse)

TITLE: Prime – Vol. 1, Issue 1 YEAR: August 1993 COMPANY: Ultraverse/Malibu Comics Written by Len Strazewski and Gerard Jones Artist: Norm Breyfogle Letterer: Paul Mounts Editor: Chris Ulm Color Design: Paul Mounts Many comic books have their primary super heroes.  Super heroes that represent the company as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman have represented DC Comics, Spider-Man, Captain America, Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk and Thor representing Marvel Comics, […]

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 […]

Ex-Mutants Issue #1 (November 1992) (Malibu Comics)

TITLE: Ex-Mutants #1 YEAR: November 1992 COMPANY: Malibu Comics Writer: Tom Mason, Dave Olbrich, Chris Ulm Pencils: Paul Pelletier Letterer: Susan Dorne Inks: Ken Branch Editor: Dan Danko Interior Colorists:  Diane Botta, Anne Chien, Jennel Cruz Interior Color Design: Joseph Allen Cover Illustration: Paul Pelletier Cover Colorists: Anne Chien, Jennel Cruz Cover Color Design: Paul Mounts Group Editor: Bob Harras Editor in Chief: Chris Ulm It was to be a […]