Steve Gerber (HOWARD THE DUCK, OMEGA THE UNKNOWN) on Dr. Fate and COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY (LINK FIXED)

MEETING THE DOCTOR WITH STEVE GERBER: TALKING DC’S DR. FATE by Zack Smith Since the 1970s, Steve Gerber has been one of the most original and offbeat writers in comic books. Gerber’s subversive, existential works range from groundbreaking runs on The Defenders and Man-Thing to such original creations as the recent Hard Time for DC/Paradox. …

Jonathan Lethem on OMEGA THE UNKNOWN (LINK FIXED)

JONATHAN LETHEM ON OMEGA THE UNKNOWN by Zack Smith ENIGMA THE FIRST: the lone survivor of an alien world, a nameless man of somber, impassive visage, garbed utterly inappropriately in garish blue-and-red. ENIGMA THE SECOND: James-Michael Starling, age twelve raised in near-isolation by parents who (he discovered on the day they “died”) were robots. ENIGMA …