Tod Smith

Paul Kupperberg on August 21st, 2020
From Vigilante #45 (September 1987), art by Tod Smith and Rick Burchett

From July 1985 to February 1988 I wrote Vigilante (#19 – #50) for DC Comics. When that title ended with Adrian Chase/Vigilante’s suicide death, I followed it up with Checkmate!Read the rest

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Paul Kupperberg on June 25th, 2019

In 1988, I wrote a 4-issue PEACEMAKER miniseries (based on the original Charlton Comics character, created, written, and drawn by the late, great Pat Boyette), which featured art by Tod Smith and Pablo Marcos, but another deep dive into the files reveals the following proposal for an ongoing PEACEMAKER series that I pitched, apparently after the cancellation of CHECKMATE #33 (January 1991), where the character had been appearing since his reintroduction in VIGILANTE a few years earlier.… Read the rest

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Waaay back in 1988 I wrote a miniseries for DC Comics starring the Joe Gill/Pat Boyette-created character, Peacemaker. Peacemaker was originally published by Charlton Comics in 1966 as part of editor Dick Giordano’s “Action Hero Line” and lasted only a couple of years.… Read the rest

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