Magnus Robot Fighter 4000 A.D. Issue #17 – February 1967 (Gold Key Comics)

TITLE: Magnus Robot Fighter 4000 A.D. Issue #17 YEAR: February 1967 COMPANY: Gold Key Comics Created, Written and Drawn by Russ Manning While “Magnus Robot Fighter” may have gain popularity in the ’90s thanks to Valiant, many did not know that the character came out several decades prior via Western Publishing’s imprint, Gold Key Comics (which lasted from 1962-1984). Created, written and drawn by Russ Manning, the issue which premiered in 1963 would only last until issue #46 and would […]

Magnus, Robot Fighter – Vol. 1, Issue 11 – April 1992 (Valiant Comics)

TITLE: Magnus Robot Fighter – Vol. 1, Issue #11 YEAR: April 1992 COMPANY: Valiant Comics Plot: Jim Shooter Script: David Michelinie Penciler: Mark Moretti Inker: Charles Barnett III Colorists: Knob Row Letterer: Brad Joyce Editor: D. David Perlin I randomly picked out a comic book from my Valiant box and it happens to be “Magnus Robot Fighter” vol. 1, issue 11 from April 1992.  So, who is Magnus, Robot Fighter? In 1963, writer/artist Russ Manning would create the fictional comic […]