OVERSTREET'S FAN #4
Date: 04 Sep 1995
Cover Price: $3.95
Interview on I-Bots with George Pérez. Scan and information from ES
In addition to an early look at Kurt Busiek’s Astro City, Overstreet’s FAN #4 featured the wide launch of Tekno•Comix with interviews with Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins about Mike Danger, George Perez on I-Bots, novelist John Jakes on Mullkon Empire, and the creators behind Tekno’s Neil Gaiman-created titles. This issue also includes a profile of director Kevin Smith, an interview with The Tick’s creator Ben Edlund, the inside scoop on Malibu Comics, an interview with writer Mark Waid, an interview with writer-producer Paul Dini, and a look at Conan vs. Rune by artist Barry Windsor-Smith, plus market reports, pricing updates and more. I-Bots cover by George Perez. (September 1995)
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Scoop: Did You Know? - Overstreet's FAN
posted Jan 30, 2009 11:24 AM by vu sleeper
Overstreet's FAN Issues Finally Released!
Friday, January 23, 2009
was a monthly magazine devoted to comic books, character collectibles,
and entertainment. With market reports and a price guide that featured
monthly updates for key issues listed in The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide,
it tracked the world of collectible comics. Feature stories were often
included, as well as interviews and reviews from some of the hottest
industry stars of the time. Columnists included Neil Gaiman, Frank
Miller, Beau Smith, and others.
Among the key feature articles were "Superman vs. Aliens" (FAN #1), an interview with Batman artist Kelley Jones (FAN #2), extensive Staman coverage (FAN #6), the end of Sandman (FAN #8), and many others.
Just skimming the surface, some of the characters and titles
covered included Spider-Man, the X-Men, The Tick, Poison Elves, Star
Wars, Stray Bullets, The Big Guy, and Rusty the Boy Robot, AstroCity,
Gen13, Babylon 5, Batman, Superman, and Onslaught, among others.
Creators spotlighted included George Perez, Jim Lee, Mickey Spillane,
Max Allan Collins, Billy Tucci, Rob Liefeld, Jim Valentino, Erik
Larsen, and Paul Dini, just to name a few of the many featured.
An outgrowth of Overstreet’s Comic Book Monthly, Overstreet’s FAN
debuted in 1995 and was published for 24 issues. Most of the issues
came with the choice of two separate covers; with cover art by some of
the best in the field. Beginning on Friday, January 23, 2009, select
issues will finally be released from the vault for your purchasing
pleasure. Issues #1, #2, #3, #4, #8, and #12
are the first set that will be available exclusively through Gemstone
Publishing. All of the issues come polybagged and in their original
condition; many of which include special feature prizes such as trading
cards, card games, mini-comics, mini-catalogs, and posters. If you
would like to take advantage of the first set of FAN issues, visit www.gemstonepub.com or click here. Be sure to keep an eye on Scoop for future releases of these great editions!