In one of the myriad versions of the Justice League that DC Comics did during the 1990s, they introduced a World War II character named General Glory. General Glory was supposedly the comic book superhero that Green Lantern Guy Gardner grew up reading, but, in reality, the General really did exist and his comic book adventures where actually part of his elaborate cover created by the U.S.… Read the rest
I know Halloween is over, but with Election Day tomorrow, there’s still plenty to be scared about! If you missed it on Friday, Part 1 is here, otherwise, click on an image to view it in a readable size.
I know Halloween is over, but with Election Day tomorrow, there’s still plenty to be scared about!… Read the rest
Here’s another one of my General Glory pastiche stories, also published in Justice League Quarterly #16, which featured four such stories of mine surrounded by a framing sequence that introduced the, yes, new General Glory.
Anyway, this one was done in the style of a 1950s Stan Lee/Jack Kirby Marvel horror comic story and is entitled “I Fought Groout, the Creature Who Came From the Cracks in the Earth.” It’s a special story for me because it’s penciled by my brother-from-another-mother, Kansas City’s own Rick Stasi, who knows his comics and played the Kirby-emulation pitch perfect, while Dick Ayers, the sweetheart of a man who inked most of the real 1950s Stan lee/Jack Kirby Marvel horror comic stories, lent his brush to this story.… Read the rest
Check out yesterday’s post for the details. Here, as Paul Harvey said, is the rest…of the story. Please click on an image to view it in a readable size. And eat all your vegetables.
In the 1990s, DC published a comic called Justice League Quarterly, a big 80-page anthology starring the various characters and groups associated with all the JLA titles then being published. I wrote, among other things, a semi-regular character called General Glory, who was, in that continuity, supposed to have been a “real” character who had actually lived and functioned in the DC universe of characters as far back as World War II.… Read the rest