From Big Babies to Big Graphic Novels: BACK ISSUE Schedules New Mags for 2024

You’ll want to read these…

Back Issue magazine has added four new installments to the 2024 roster, covering a wide array of topics, from X-Babies to the rise of the modern graphic novel.

There’s also a special issue on DC’s wacky heroes. You can click here for more on that, but dig these other descriptions below:

BACK ISSUE #153. Stop yer cryin’, our Big Baby Issue is here! X-Babies, the last days of Sugar and Spike, the FF’s Franklin Richards, Superbaby vs. Luthor, Dennis the Menace Bonus Magazine, Baby Snoots, Marvel’s and Harvey’s kid humor comics, & more! Featuring the work of Arthur Adams, Cary Bates, John Byrne, Chris Claremont, Scott Lobdell, Sheldon Mayer, Curt Swan, Roy Thomas, and many more grown-up creators. X-Babies cover illustration by Arthur Adams! Edited by Michael Eury.

BACK ISSUE #155. This issue is Haunted! Revisit the Bronze Age’s House of Mystery, House of Secrets, Unexpected, Marvel’s failed horror anthologies, Haunted Tank, Eerie Publications, House II adaptation, Elvira’s House of Mystery, & more. Chills and thrills courtesy of Neal Adams, Mike W. Barr, Dick Giordano, Sam Glanzman, Robert Kanigher, Ralph Macchio, Howard Mackie, Joe Orlando, Steranko, Bernie Wrightson, & more. Featuring a previously unpublished alternate version of the House of Mystery #251 cover by José Luis García-López and Wrightson! Edited by Michael Eury.

BACK ISSUE #156. Bronze Age Graphic Novels! An exploration of the 1980s graphic novels from Marvel, DC, and First Comics. Plus: Conan GNs and DC’s Science Fiction GN series! Featuring Brent Anderson, John Byrne, Howard Chaykin, Chris Claremont, José Luis García-López, Jack Kirby, Don McGregor, Bob McLeod, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jim Starlin, Roy Thomas, Bernie Wrightson, & more. Re-presenting the Hulk/Thing cover art from Marvel Graphic Novel #29, by Wrightson! Edited by Michael Eury.

A few thoughts:

— Again, click here for info on Back Issue #154 — the “Bronze Age Not-Ready-for-Primetime DC Heroes” ish.

Back Issue #153 is due July 17, 2024. You can pre-order it here.

Back Issue #155 is due Oct. 16, 2024. You can pre-order it here.

Back Issue #156  is due December 11, 2024. You can pre-order it here. (Publication dates are subject to change.)


— JOHN ROMITA Tribute Issue Coming From ROY THOMAS’ ALTER EGO. Click here.

— GO-GO! TwoMorrows Releases DC Cover For ALTER EGO’s 25th Anniversary Issue. Click here.

Author: Dan Greenfield

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  1. “X-Babies”…. might be what keeps me from re-subscribing once my current run expires. I would definitely skip this one.

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