Thursday, September 22, 2011

'Epic Illustrated' Fall 1980

It's the Fall of 1980, and the FM radio stations are playing 'That Girl Could Sing' by Jackson Browne. And the third issue of Marvel's 'Epic Illustrated' is on the shelves, with a striking orange-tinted cover illustration by Paul Gulacy.

P. Craig Russell provides the first of a two-part series of Michael Moorcock's Elric adventure, 'The Dreaming City'. Starlin's 'Metamorphosis Odyssey', and Thomas and Conrad's 'Almuric', continue with their newest installments. 

There are a number of one-shot strips, including 'Libido' by Moench and Gulacy; 'The Worker in the City' by Goodwin and Lindall; Midsummer Night's Dream' by Wakelin; and 'Tombstones' by Jones and Saenz. 

Among the best of the one-shots is a brief three-page strip by Paul Kirchner, 'My Room', which I've posted below.


Anonymous said...

hey, I'm Francisco from Spain, your blog is nice and the topics very interesting, I also like fantasy literature, pulp, comics, paperbacks... and like you, also I'm a bit younger than you, I think the 70's and 80's were the best periods for pop culture

greetings from Spain

Anonymous said...

althought I'm a bit younger than you...


tarbandu said...

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Tanibis editions said...

Thank you for showing these great Kirchner's works.
You'll certainly be interested to know that a new edition of "the bus" will be published in France in 2012. It will include some strips that weren't in the first edition, a new cover and a postscript by Paul Kirchner.