Greetings to all of you in the Big Bang Gang. There are new issues of Big Bang Comics up for sale on IndyPlanet.com as print-on-demand copies for about $5.00 or pdf downloads for 99 cents. You ought to check them out. These are issues of Big Bang Adventures and our Anomalies series. It’s New Comic Book Day every day at IndyPlanet.com. Here are our latest offerings, all available at https://www.indyplanet.com/?s=Big+Bang+Comics.
In case you haven’t seen them, Case Aiken has some great videos on YouTube featuring some of the Big Bang characters. Check them out.
The last episode of this blog was about Big Bang Comics #20, but instead of moving on to the next issue, it’s time to play a little “catch up”.
If you recall, Big Bang started out as a series of back-up stories in my Berzerker comic book, published by Gauntlet Comics/Caliber Press starting in 1993. (If you don’t recall, you can go back to earlier BANG blogs #s 4 through 15 and read all about the good old days).
The retro back-up stories proved so popular that we spun them off into their own book, Big Bang Comics, which celebrated and paid homage to the comic book artists and writers of the Golden and Silver Ages. When our deal at Caliber soured, Erik Larsen invited Chris Ecker and myself to move Big Bang to Image Comics, which we did in 1996. (more…)
You asked for it – – you’ve got it! An 80 Page Giant featuring Ultiman, America’s Greatest Hero, in his most fantastic adventures ever, with an all-star line-up of guest heroes and super villains!
Starting over? A new beginning? It didn’t really feel that way after leaving Caliber Press to join Image Comics. Most of the material in the first few issues at the Big “I” was in the works before we left Caliber. The interiors were still in color. Had we hit the big time? I don’t know. We knew that we had the chance to reach a wider audience so we just kept plugging away. (more…)