dan clowes

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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peter kuper art

Wizard #72: Peter Kuper

Famed magazine illustrator and master of silent comics Peter Kuper was interviewed for Wizard in the summer of '97 to discuss several of his graphic novels.
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larry marder's tales of the beanworld comic book cover

Wizard #22: Larry Marder

Larry Marder's Tales of the Beanworld is a most peculiar comic book experience, but my "Palmer's Picks" about it had a decidedly peculiar opening line.
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jar of fools by jason lutes

Wizard #58: Top 10

Wizard's unofficial small press issue featured a special Palmer's Picks rundown of Ten Small Press Books You Should Own: Hate, Eightball, Dirty Plotte, and more!
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palooka-ville by seth

Wizard #62: Seth

The Palmer's Picks interview with Canadian cartoonist Seth appeared shortly before he began his long-running Clyde Fans graphic novel.
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atomic city tales by jay stephens

Wizard #56: Jay Stephens

The second Palmer's Picks spotlight on Jay Stephens coincided with the launch of his two new comics, The Land of Nod and Atomic City Tales.
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a selection of alternative comics from the 1990s, including robert crumb, joe matt, joe sacco, roberta gregory, julie doucet, chester brown, terry laban and stephen bissette

Wizard: How To Collect Comics

And now for something completely different...an unpublished article about indy comics written for a specialty magazine co-produced by Wizard and Toys R Us.
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paul chadwick's concrete reflected in a mirror

Wizard #23: Paul Chadwick

Paul Chadwick's Concrete was the subject of a "Palmer's Picks" column, but what happens when you lose interest in a comic you used to like?
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ed brubaker lowlife

Wizard #73: Ed Brubaker

The penultimate "Palmer's Picks" featured cartoonist Ed Brubaker and his autobio and fiction comics including Lowlife, At The Seams, and Detour.
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chris ware's acme novelty library

Wizard #49: Chris Ware

Chris Ware was interviewed for "Palmer's Picks" as he began serializing Jimmy Corrigan in the pages of Acme Novelty Library.
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