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The Return of Megaton Man!

I've long been a fan of Don Simpson's Megaton Man, indeed since his debut in 1984. So I was pleased as punch when he and newly appointed President of the CBLDF (Comic Book Legal Defense Fund), Larry Marder asked me to color a four-page story Don had done for the upcoming annual issue of Liberty Comics. Don considers himself retired from the comic book scene, focusing on teaching and working towards his MA in history of art and architecture and PhD. Still, when called upon to raise funds and defend the First Amendment, Don rose to the challenge and hasn't missed a beat. Indeed, not only is this piece his first and longest in years, it's also his best. It's like he never took the time off. So it was a pleasure for my wife, Mary and I to color away on his array of Bizarre Heroes, and contribute to the cause ourselves. Here's a sneak peek panel from one of many great stories by big name creators:

This panel also features fan faves Yarn Man, Rubber Brother and X-Ray Boy.

CBLDF Liberty Annual 2010, edited by Larry Marder with stories from various creators and covers by Jim Lee and Darick Robertson, arrives in stores on October 6, 2010 for $4.99.

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The Many Moods of Megaton Man

I'm working on some new material for an old project with cartoonist and Megaton Man creator, Don Simpson. More news about that sooner than later. This morn he surprised me by sending some drawings I did of Megs for him as a gift now over twenty years ago...

They're not bad, and kinda fun to see after all these years, even if they don't do justice to Don's take on his own character. Though he's not drawing comics on a regular basis, he has a couple things in the works, so keep an eye out. I'll update here.