Liefeld’s Snake-Eyes Deadgame is a Miracle

 

-OPENING THOUGHTS-

I don’t often write reviews of comics here at A Real American Book! because it’s hard to keep them short. I eat and breathe comics, so I want to analyze them down to the panel, and critique everything from color to ink saturation to sound effects. But the coming of a new G.I. Joe miniseries from a superstar or former superstar (your mileage may vary) is an opportunity worth not passing up. Especially when this past spring, due to global health events, it felt like maybe all G.I. Joe comics might be permanently canceled.

Rob Liefeld is a divisive figure in comics.

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Remembering Denny O’Neil / interview

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Marty Pasko – interview part 2 of 2

Marty Pasko: The A Real American Book! Interview (excerpts)

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Marty Pasko – interview part 1 of 2

Marty Pasko was a writer known to many different audiences. He wrote across the DC line, notably Superman. In live-action television, he contributed to The Twilight Zone revival and Simon & Simon. In animation, he’s an Emmy winner best known as a story editor on Batman: The Animated Series. To G.I. Joe fans, Marty Pasko of course wrote three episodes and co-wrote a fourth, which aired in 1985 and 1986.

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Remembering Hector Garrido

Sad news from the world of G.I. Joe.

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A Real American Book! 2019 in Review

It’s that time of year when my winter break is over and I tell you about the previous 12 months of book work. Continue reading

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Charbroil by Woodbridge and Sears

Charbroil was never a favorite of mine. Continue reading

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Remembering Joe Bacal

I missed this news. Joe Bacal died in October. It’s December as I write this.

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Mestophoni by Groen

 

Around 1994, Kurt Groen was sketching a bunch of super-heroes for possible inclusion in the G.I. Joe line.

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Ron Rudat faces 1981

Ron Rudat 1981_17_TEASE

In May and June of 1981, Ron Rudat was sketching up a storm.

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