Wizard Magazine

cover of the final issue of teri s. wood's wandering star

Wizard #35: Teri S. Wood

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.
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a collection of minicomics including work by david lasky, aleksander zograf, matt feazell, elizabeth watasin, tom motley and sean bieri

Wizard #34: Marshal Law

Brutal superhero parody Marshal Law got the "Palmer's Picks" treatment, the only time I broke format to focus on a character instead of a single writer or artist.
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cover of chester brown's yummy fur 5

Wizard #31: Chester Brown

A great example of perfect timing: this column about Chester Brown's Yummy Fur was published in 1994, right as the influential series ended.
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back cover of colleen doran's a distant soil 1

Wizard #28: Colleen Doran

The most controversial "Palmer's Picks" ever! Read about all of the trouble surrounding my profile of Colleen Doran and A Distant Soil.
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cover of jeff smith's bone 12 featuring fone bone, smiley bone and phoney bone

Wizard #27: Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith's Bone was profiled in "Palmer's Picks" way back in the fall of 1993, when it was just a black and white comic book.
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