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Friends and Interests
Friends, events, and places that have impacted my life.
American Comics Group
My book, Forbidden Adventures: The History of the American Comics Group, covers the years this publisher was in business, around 1943 to 1967. Before that, it was the "Sangor Shop"...
News about the pulp novel publisher, Airship 27.
Light's End magazines etc.
Covers from magazines and books containing my Light's End short stories.
Light's End, Maine
Everything pertaining to Light's End, Maine.
Light's End retail stuff
My hideous little town seems normal on the retail level, eh?
Light's End entertainment
Anything that was entertaining in Light's End Maine: theaters, movies, drawings, music, etc.
In the 1980s, I created and wrote a comic strip called Holiday Out that ran in newspapers, magazines, and small press publications for five years.
This eight issue mini-series was written with R. A. Jones, and received very good reviews.
Angel of Death
This four issue mini-series was drawn by Mike Roberts, written by yours truly, Michael Vance, and published by Innovation Comics. It is of the genre of Science Fiction/Horror.
Only the first of three issues of The Adventures of Captain Nemo was published. For the first time, all three issues will be posted on this site. Written by Michael Vance, it was drawn by Rob Davis.
Beginning in 1989, I wrote or co-wrote a comics review column called Suspended Animation. It ran each week for twenty years under my 'pen' or supervision, and continues today under the able hands of...
This is the last comic book I ever wrote. A second and third issue were written, but never published.
Guns 'n Bruises
Art by Guy Burwell, words by Michael Vance. Published in Warped #1, a Mad-like magazine. My story was the lead feature and was a parody of the rock and roll group, Guns and Roses.
The first comic strip I wrote ran as a 1/2 tabloid page each week in a 'shopper' I published first called The Oklahoma Advertiser, and then The Advertiser. It started in 1976; the tabloid had a...
The Zits of Venus
First a segment in my comic strip, Holiday Out, and then published in Ocean Comics #1 (Ocean, 1985), the Zits of Venus is a parody of old horror/sf late night television shows that broadcast B...
You're Only As Old
Published first as a part of my comic strip, Holiday Out, You're Only As Old As You Steal was featured in Comico Primer with art by Richard "Grass" Green, and words by yours truly.
My published work outside of Light's End materials.
Supper With The Stars
Each year, in conjunction with Trek Expo in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Tulsa Boys' Home benefits from Supper with the Stars at which the writers, actors, and actresses come and mingle with the fans.
Duane Hanson art
Duane was the first artist I worked with in comics, and remains one of my favorites. I probalby did more work with Duane than with any other artist. What a great guy.
Haste Makes Paste
This splash page opens up Holiday Out Comics #1 (March, 1987, Renegade Press) and the story "Haste Makes Paste" featuring Plastic Mam and Rok. This story was originally a sequence in my...
After I moved to Oklahoma, I did this "pony tab" for the Seminole Producer newpaper. It was done in the style of the old The Spirit newspaper suppliments by Will Eisner. It won best...
As a young man, I wrote lyrics for songs. Most have music set to them, and I have primitive recordings of most as well, but none ever found a publisher. To read these, hit the "All Sizes"...
Art by Stan Timmons and John Borkowski, words by Michael Vance, this unpublished comic book story was submitted to Charlton Comic's "Bulleye" title, and was rejected because of the art.
In The Out Door
Here is the first comic book style Light's End short story, published before I ever wrote the first prose Light's End story. Art by Stan Timmons with inks by Charles T. Smith. Cetainly influenced by...
Where Bright Angel Feet Have Trod
This is the second Light's End story I wrote. Art by Stan Timmons and Charles T. Smith. It is a science-fiction/horror short story that has been published several times in this form, and several...
Here is my work in comics, the folks I worked with, and comics that influenced me as I grew up in Light's End! I created and/or wrote all of the original work.
Richard Grass Green
This is the art of Richard "Grass" Green, a founding father of comics fandom, an artist whom I worked with on many projects (including the comic strip "Holiday Out", and my dear,...
Play It Safe Comics was created as a premium or gift to teach young kids safety as they colored. It is unpublished. If you are a company, firestation, police department, etc. interested in...
Publicity about my work.
Artist Richard "Grass" Green and I created a children's coloring/song book for young children. I have never found a publisher for it. I wrote the text and the song lyrics; Grass did the...
Because of the success of several earlier newspaper suppliments I did, I produced the Halloween Fun Book as advertising manager of the Ada Evening News newspaper. This is a parody of ACG horror...
Letters and Research
Letters and materials used to research my books and articles from professionals and celebrities.
These artists had an influence on my writing, directly and indirectly, throughout my life.
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