My final indie comics-related writing for Wizard: a Special Report from the 1997 Small Press Expo where I followed Jeff Smith for the weekend.
Was there a future for the small press after the late '90s comic book market crash? I tried to answer that question with this feature in Wizard #77.
The critically-acclaimed comic Strangehaven and creator Gary Spencer Millidge were the subject of Palmer's Picks in the summer of '97.
Autobio comic book innovator Joe Chiappetta talked about his new Silly Daddy storyline "A Death In The Family" for Palmer's Picks.
My profile of Steven Weissman, creator of the delightful Yikes! series, helped the cartoonist score an interesting freelance gig.
My interview with Optic Nerve creator Adrian Tomine appeared just as he was taking his minicomic to Drawn & Quarterly as a full-size comic.
Fan-favorite comic series Scud: The Disposable Assassin was the subject of Palmer's Picks in 1995, long before its creator Rob Schrab made the jump to Hollywood.
There were quite a few self-published comics in the '90s. Teri S. Wood's science fiction series Wandering Star was one of the few to get a "Palmer's Picks" profile.
My look at some standout minicomics of the '90s was spread over two issues of Wizard, and there still wasn't room for all the good ones.
The most controversial "Palmer's Picks" ever! Read about all of the trouble surrounding my profile of Colleen Doran and A Distant Soil.
"Palmer's Picks" focused on legendary comics creator Rick Veitch and his King Hell Heroica books Bratpack and The Maximortal in early 1993.
Troubled self-publisher Martin Wagner, and his comic Hepcats, was the focus of my tenth "Palmer's Picks" column. Where did it all go wrong?
I tackle the controversial Cerebus and its equally contentious creator Dave Sim as I reexamine the second installment of "Palmer's Picks" from 1992.