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jaime hernandez cover for love and rockets 24

Wizard #24: Los Bros Hernandez

Wizard turned two years old and I profiled two of the world's greatest cartoonists in my overview of the iconic Love and Rockets from the summer of '93.
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cover of the first trade paperback of art speigelman's maus a survivor's tale from raw magazine

Wizard #17: Christmas 1992

Take a look back at what might be the weirdest Christmas list ever assembled: Maus, Bone, Skin, Madman, and more in "Palmer's Picks" from winter 1992.
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martin wagner's hepcats comic book cover

Wizard #16: Martin Wagner

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?
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dave sim's cerebus wielding a hammer standing on a crumbled statue of superman

Wizard #7: Dave Sim

I tackle the controversial Cerebus and its equally contentious creator Dave Sim as I reexamine the second installment of "Palmer's Picks" from 1992.
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tom palmer jr from palmer's picks the alternative indy comics column from wizard the guide to comics

What is “Palmer’s Picks”?

The return of "Palmer's Picks!" The old alternative/indy comics column from Wizard is back with a brief history of how it all began and a mission statement.
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