Our new title, BIG BANG UNIVERSE from AC Comics hit the comic shops this week and it feels great to be back on the stands. It’s 80 pages of stories that have never been released through the direct market before, although the main story, “Skeletons In The Closet” starring the Knight Watchman (featuring Kerry Talbott’s great art) has been available as a print on demand title from IndyPlanet. I ran the Galahad story by C.B. Burk here in the BANG! last year.
BB UNIVERSE also features an Ultiman tale by Jeff Weigel, Knight Watchman & Kid Galahad in “The Coming of the Watchgirl” by Bobby Nash and Jeff Austin and the Whiz Kids in “Trouble in Tinseltown,” drawn by Justin Wasson.
Big Bang superfan Brad Walker sent me an email note congratulating me on the return of Big Bang, and also pointed out that the Whiz Kids story was missing a page. I figured that he meant the last page, which I had left out to save space, tying up the story in 9 tidy pages.
I told Brad that I would post the excised page here soon. But as I was lettering the page this morning, I had a weird feeling and opened up the new BBU book to double check, and sure enough, Brad was wrong. There were TWO pages missing from the Whiz Kids story!!
I’ll let AC Comics know so that it can be fixed if it goes back to press. Meanwhile, here are pages 6 and 7, which are missing from the book. My apologies to anyone who bought the book, and especially to artist Justin Wasson, who has been waiting forever to see his story in print. Sorry Justin – we’ll get it right some day!