Comics: The One That Hooked Me

(Spotted on ‘s journal)

Entertainment Weekly has a feature where comics pros talk about the first comic book that hooked them.

What was mine? The one that really sticks in my head was this:

Star Trek #36 — March 1976 (which means I was almost 7 years old).

I stuck pretty much to sci-fi stuff — Trek, Marvel’s Star Wars comics, etc. — I didn’t jump into the superhero genre until 1978, when my grandmother gave me the following:

DC Comics Presents #1 — July/Aug 1978.

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