The Star Reach Companion Paperback / softback
The Star*Reach Companion is a complete history andbibliography of the 1970s independent comic, highlighting its importance to thecomics field.
Star*Reach's influence was enormous, impacting nearly everyaspect of modern comics and genres, and showcasing such creators as DaveStevens, Frank Brunner, Howard Chaykin, Steve Leialoha, Walter Simonson, BarryWindsor-Smith, Ken Steacy, John Workman, Mike Vosburg, P.
Craig Russell, DaveSim, Michael Gilbert, and many others.
In addition to extensive historicalcoverage and interviews by author Richard Arndt, the book also features fullstories from Star*Reach and its sister magazine Imagine, includingthe first Gideon Faust story by Before Watchmen writer Len Wein andThe Shadow artist Howard Chaykin, "Marginal Incident" by Fablesartist Steve Leialoha, and, presented for the first time in the original,intended version, "Siegfried and the Dragon" by P.
Craig Russell, one of thefirst of his operatic adaptations.
Also included is extensive information aboutindependent magazines like Witzend, Hot Stuf', andAndromedea that both preceded and followed Star*Reach in itsmission to re-invent comics for a more mature audience.
It includes a Forewordby Star*Reach founder Mike Friedrich, and a cover by HowardChaykin!
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 192 pages
- Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
- Publication Date: 16/07/2013
- Category: Individual artists, art monographs
- ISBN: 9781605490519