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Alter Ego #7
Jan 2001 • TwoMorrows • $5.95 • Magazine • 100 pgs.
On Sale Wednesday, February 07, 2001
Alter Ego #7 Cover Credits
Penciller:
C. C. Beck
Inker:
C. C. Beck
Item Solicitation
Alter Ego #7 presents super-teams of the Golden and Silver Ages, featuring a new JLA/JSA cover by Rich Buckler and a Marvel Family #1 recreation cover by C.C. Beck. Inside, you'll find Julius Schwartz on the Justice Society and Justice League -- his first interview since publication of his memoir Man of Two Worlds! There's also a complete guide to two decades of JSA/JLA team-ups with new commentary by Mike Friedrich, Len Wein, Gerry Conway, and others. Then, you'll find rare art by Rich Buckler and Jerry Ordway, as editor Roy Thomas reveals the origins of the All-Star Squadron. Plus the many oaths of the Golden Age Green Lantern, examined by Craig Delich -- with rare art by Mart Nodell, Irwin Hasen, Paul Reinman, and other. And a special FCA section featuring Marc Swayze, C.C. Beck and Will Lieberson, with unpublished art by Alex Ross and P.C. Hamerlinck, along with part two of the look at the work of the legendary Mac Raboy! Michael Gilbert and Mr. Monster rummage through the Comics Vault, and Bill Schelly gives you a guided tour of the first true comics convention ever!
Stories/Features

1. “Nothing Was Ever Good Enough!” - An Interview with David Raboy (13 pages)
Writer
Roger Hill
Synopsis

Roger Hill interviews the son of Golden-Age Fawcett artist Mac Raboy

2. Bob Rogers in the 20th Century! -- Part 2 (6 pages)
Writer
Roger Hill
Synopsis

Continuing the ground-breaking interview with the artist formerly known as Rubin Zubofsky about his days as assistant to Mac Raboy

3. Mr. Monster's Comic Crypt!! (2 pages)
WriterPencillerInker
Michael T. Gilbert
Michael T. Gilbert
Michael T. Gilbert
Synopsis

Mr. Monster “interviews” C.C. Beck!

4. Master Anachronous the Unwanted (1 page)
Writer
C. C. Beck
Synopsis

A prose story by C.C. Beck

5. The Urlybird (1 page)
Writer
C. C. Beck
Synopsis

A prose story by C.C. Beck

6. Afterword to Comic Crypt (1 page)
Writer
Michael T. Gilbert
Synopsis

Michael follows up Beck's prose stories.

7. An Alter Ego Addendum (4 pages)
Writer
Roy Thomas
Synopsis

Roy talks about C.C. Beck and Otto Binder's newspaper strip samples.

8. FCA #66 Cover (1 page)
PencillerInker
Alex Ross
P. C. Hamerlinck

9. Fawcett-To-Go (1 page)
Writer
Jennifer T. Go
Synopsis

Jen announces the Fawcett Companion, The Golden Age of Comics Fandom, Men of Mystery #22, The Marvel Family Web, TVLand rerunning Shazam! Episodes, Jackson Bostwick's upcoming autobiography, and the Art of C.C. Beck.

10. We Didn't Know…It Was The Golden Age! (3 pages)
Writer
Marc Swayze
Synopsis

Marc backtracks and talks about the genesis of Captain Marvel, and C.C. Beck's artistic approach and possible influences.

11. The Fawcett Side of Dave Berg: The FCA Interview (3 pages)
Writer
P. C. Hamerlinck
Synopsis

The famous Mad magazine cartoonist talks about his early comic book career and his work as a Captain Marvel staff artist for Fawcett in the early 1940s.

12. The Marvel Family Battles Evil Incarnate: The Final Showdown Between C.C. Beck and DC Comics (3 pages)
Writer
P. C. Hamerlinck
Synopsis

Paul details C.C.'s battle with DC over the contnet of the Shazam! Comic book.
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