Help us complete the MLJ Companion!

TwoMorrows needs your help! We will be running the following stories in our MLJ Companion book (on the history of Archie Comics’ superheroes), and need high-resolution (300dpi or better) scans of these complete stories. We are about to go to press on it, so if you can help, email asap!
13 pages: Top Notch #9 (Black Hood debut)
12 pages: Zip Comics #1 (Steel Sterling debut)
13 pages: Zip Comics #27 (The Web debut)
12 pages: Pep Comics #30 (Irv Novick Shield story)
11 pages: Pep Comics #17 (Hangman debut)

Shadow, Korak, Battlestar Galactica & more Bronze Age Adaptations in Back Issue #89, out today!

Back Issue #89 ships today, spotlighting Bronze Age Adaptations! The Shadow, Korak: Son of Tarzan, Battlestar Galactica, The Black Hole, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Worlds Unknown, and Marvel’s 1980s movie adaptations. Plus: Paul Kupperberg surveys prose adaptations of comics! Featuring the work of Michael W. Kaluta, Jack Kirby, Denny O’Neil, Frank Robbins, Frank Thorne, Michael Uslan, and many more. Featuring an alternate cover produced for DC’s Shadow series by Kaluta!
You can view a free preview and order the Print Edition (at 15% off with a free digital edition) or Digital Edition only (just $3.95) HERE!

One punch!


Relive Batman’s amazing “one punch” Guy Gardner moment in Back Issue #91! Editor Michael Eury’s “All-Jerks Issue!” doesn’t ship till August, but you can see a free online preview of the issue HERE!

IN PREVIEWS NOW: Back Issue #92, Al Plastino, THUNDER Agents, Eric Powell, BrickJournal, and more


Here’s what we have listed in this month’s PREVIEWS catalog. Use the Diamond Order Codes to order at your local comic book shop, or order directly from TwoMorrows at 15% off! To see full descriptions of all items, CLICK HERE:

Bronze Age Halloween Issue, edited by Michael Eury
Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: JUN161840

The creator of The Goon spotlighted, edited by Eric Nolen-Weathington
Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: JUN161842

THUNDER Agents Companion
The history of Wally Wood’s super-team, edited by Jon B. Cooke
Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: JUN161846

Biography of Superman artist and co-creator of the Legion of Super-Heroes, by Eddy Zeno
Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: JAN161718

How comic book pros work in the Video Game industry, written by Keith Veronese
Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: JUN161843

History of the Atomic Age of comics, written by Bill Schelly
Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: MAY131285

Collects the original 11 issues (published from 1961-78) of Alter Ego, edited by Roy Thomas and Bill Schelly
Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: JUN161845

BRICKJOURNAL #8 (never before offered through Diamond)
Focuses on LEGO’s “Castle” line of sets, edited by Joe Meno
Diamond Comic Distributors Order Code: JUN162131

This weekend only: it’s TwoMorrows 40% Off Magazine Sale, thru Monday!

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TwoMorrows Publishing is having a Summer Magazine Sale, where our comics (and LEGO) magazines are 40% OFF at!

This includes most PRINT issues of:

Alter Ego
Back Issue
Comic Book Artist
Comic Book Creator
Jack Kirby Collector
Rough Stuff
Write Now & more

It even includes special book-format issues:

Alter Ego: Centennial (a.k.a. Alter Ego #100)
Joe Kubert: Creator & Mentor (a.k.a. Comic Book Creator #2)
Swampmen (a.k.a. Comic Book Creator #6)
Kirby Five-Oh! (a.k.a. Jack Kirby Collector #50)
Lee & Kirby: The Wonder Years (a.k.a. Jack Kirby Collector #58)

The sale runs through Monday, June 6, and is for Print Editions only, ordered from our website. (New and upcoming issues are not included, but are available at our everyday 15% off discount.)

Have a great summer!

Draw #32 spotlights Howard Porter and Jamar Igle’s working methods


We just wrapped up Draw #32, and it’s off to the printer, and shipping at the end of July. In this issue, Howard Porter and Jamar Igle show everything from penciling to storyboarding, in an issue jam-packed with helpful info for any level artist. There’s also Jerry Ordway showing his “Ord-Way” of drawing, and the latest edition of Comic Art Boot Camp by Bret Blevins and editor Mike Manley. You can see a preview and order HERE!

Put a fork in it—Kirby Collector #68 is done!

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If there’s been a noticeable absence of posts here the last couple of weeks, it’s cause TwoMorrows grand poobah John Morrow has been sequestered in his lonely editor’s dungeon, completing Jack Kirby Collector #68. But that issue is now at the printer, and will be debuting just in time for Comic-Con, which fittingly is still the Kirby Center of the Universe.

It’s a doozy of an issue, all about Jack’s “Key Characters”. Check out the preview HERE!

Two new from you know who!

We’ve got two brand-spankin’ new mags now shipping!


First is Comic Book Creator #12, co-featuring Jack “Kirby” Kirby and Howard Cruse. It’s editor Jon B. Cooke’s usual exhaustive coverage of both these comics giants, so don’t miss it! You can see a free preview and order HERE.

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Then, it’s Alter Ego #140, spotlighting Golden Age comics great Irwin Hasen, artist on the Justice Society and the Dondi newspaper strip. The free preview and ordering info are HERE.