Do you remember the '90s? It was a glorious time in history when comic book print runs exceeded a million copies, the first appearance of Cable was still making an impact, Dennis Miller interviewed Rob Liefeld and Marvel made memorable swimsuit specials. It was also a magical era when the idea of buying a pack of cards with the chance of gra
There's something about the comics profession that reels in the weirdos. Ever since the initial boom of the Golden Age, the comic book industry has been a haven for scores of high-profile kooks, crackpots, iconoclasts, zealots, and eccentrics. We're not judging. But some people can be observed as out of step - As any nine-fingered auto mechanic named Carl will tell you, there's a fine line between genius and insanity. Amen, brother. God/Allah/Yahweh/Shiva/Xenu bless 'em, in some cases, the nuts are the ones responsible for groundbreaking work. Efforts that forced the medium to adapt and grow. Were they truly out of step with society? Or just going too fast?