We had one hell of a scare this week. Early Wednesday morning, Dan Warlop was struck by a speeding truck and was air lifted to a hospital in Iowa. I have yet to talk to him and details are really sketchy but it sounds like he is going to be alright. Needless to say we are taking a break on the book for awhile so in the mean time I appreciate all the love and support for the Warlops.
We had a blast and sold some books. We are down to the last 3 issues of number 1 so very soon this baby will be a back issue. I’m in the process of creating a trade paperback of 1-5 and maybe throwing 6 in there as well since it will most likely be the last black and white issue we make.
Not the most flattering pics I must admit.
Danny convinced me that it might be time to relax on Major Republic for an issue or two and go back to some of those corny mail in promos that adorned the backs of tons of comics in the 60’s-80’s. Here are a few that I remember–
In the vein of all those goofy ads, here comes ours.
Still needs a lot of type work and color but you get the idea-
I just sent this to Tim for coloring. The book is coming along pretty fast so hopefully this one will be done in a couple of months.
The color looks amazing courtesy of Tim Umpleby. You can find more of his work at: