Back Issue celebrates comic books of the 1970s, 1980s, and today through a variety of recurring (and rotating) departments.
From the publisher:
BACK ISSUE #31 salutes the comics and animation career of the late, great, and groundbreaking writer STEVE GERBER, beginning with an in-depth look at his most famous creation, Howard the Duck. Also: "Gerber's Gruesomes" (Marvel horror series such as Man-Thing), Omega the Unknown, "Gerber in the Marvel Universe" (offbeat superhero work, from Defenders to Foolkiller), Crazy! Magazine, Metal Men, Mister Miracle, The Phantom Zone, Sludge, Nevada, Hard Time, and the animated television favorite Thundarr the Barbarian. Plus: An all-star lineup of comics and cartoon creators pay tribute to Steve Gerber. Featuring art by and commentary from FRANK BRUNNER, RICH BUCKLER, GENE COLAN, MICHAEL GOLDEN, STAN LEE, PAUL LEVITZ, PABLO MARCOS, VAL MAYERIK, JIM MOONEY, MARTIN PASKO, MIKE PLOOG, DAVE SIMONS, ROGER SLIFER, WALT SIMONSON, RON WILSON, and many, many others. And Howard the Duck turns barbarian in a cover painting by FRANK BRUNNER! Edited by MICHAEL EURY.