My good pal Wallace Ryan and I spent the summer of 1979 – I was 16 and just finished high school – creating a 40-page comic book inspired by our love of comics in general and specifically the new French adult comic magazine Metal Hurlant and it’s English counterpart Heavy Metal.
Obviously I was influenced by Mœbius, but who wasn’t? Wallace was —an is — a much more knowledgeable and accomplished comic book artist and has taught comix art for years at the Anna Templeton Center. This one below seems to owe a little to Philippe-Druillet.
we were interviewed by CBC radio for the first and more modest issue of this this little venture, which came out the previous year.
PDF for online viewing [26 MB]: zeitgeist2_150dpi
Archival-quality PDF [190 MB] zeitgeist2_300dpi.pdf