Ad for Comico featuring Az, Slaughterman, Skrog, and Grendel with art by Matt Wagner and Andrew C. Murphy, 1983.

Ad for Comico featuring Az, Slaughterman, Skrog, and Grendel with art by Matt Wagner and Andrew C. Murphy, 1983.

Ad for Comico featuring Evangeline by Charles Dixon and Judith Hunt, Mage: The Hero Discovered by Matt Wagner, and The Elementals by Bill Willingham, 1984

Ad for Comico featuring Evangeline by Charles Dixon and Judith Hunt, Mage: The Hero Discovered by Matt Wagner, and The Elementals by Bill Willingham, 1984

Ad for Grendel #20 by Matt Wagner, Hannibal King, Tim Sale, and Joe Matt. Art from cover by Simon Tristam (as Ron Turner), 1988.

Ad for Grendel #20 by Matt Wagner, Hannibal King, Tim Sale, and Joe Matt. Art from cover by Simon Tristam (as Ron Turner), 1988.

Ad for The World of Ginger Fox by Mike Baron and Mitch O’Connell, 1986.

Ad for The World of Ginger Fox by Mike Baron and Mitch O’Connell, 1986.

Ad for Comico’s Jonny Quest series by Phil LaSorda, 1986.
** I am not certain of the artist of this piece. If you are, please let me know who it is so I may properly credit.
** UPDATE: Thanks to Comico co-founder/publisher Gerry Giovinco for informing me that is he “99.9% sure” that this was was the work of late Comico co-founder/publisher Phil LaSorda.

Ad for Comico’s Jonny Quest series by Phil LaSorda, 1986.

** I am not certain of the artist of this piece. If you are, please let me know who it is so I may properly credit.

** UPDATE: Thanks to Comico co-founder/publisher Gerry Giovinco for informing me that is he “99.9% sure” that this was was the work of late Comico co-founder/publisher Phil LaSorda.

Ad for Gumby’s Winter Fun Special by Steve Purcell and Arthur Adams, 1988.

Ad for Gumby’s Winter Fun Special by Steve Purcell and Arthur Adams, 1988.

Promotional ad for Mage: The Hero Discovered by Matt Wagner and Sam Kieth, 1985.

Promotional ad for Mage: The Hero Discovered by Matt Wagner and Sam Kieth, 1985.

Promotional ad for Grendel: Devil by the Deed by Matt Wagner and Rich Rankin, featuring art by Arnold & Jacob Pander, 1986.

Promotional ad for Grendel: Devil by the Deed by Matt Wagner and Rich Rankin, featuring art by Arnold & Jacob Pander, 1986.

Promotional/ordering ad for Grendel: Devil by the Deed by Matt Wagner and Rich Rankin, 1986.

Promotional/ordering ad for Grendel: Devil by the Deed by Matt Wagner and Rich Rankin, 1986.

Promotional ad for Mage: The Hero Discovered #15 by Matt Wagner and Sam Kieth, 1986.

Promotional ad for Mage: The Hero Discovered #15 by Matt Wagner and Sam Kieth, 1986.

Promotional ad for The World of Ginger Fox by Mike Baron and Mitch O’Connell, 1986.

Promotional ad for The World of Ginger Fox by Mike Baron and Mitch O’Connell, 1986.

Early Comico promotional ad for the upcoming releases of Az by Phil LaSorda, Slaughterman by Gerry Giovinco, Skrog by Bill Cucinotta & Bill Anderson, and Grendel by Matt Wagner, along with the recently released Primer #1-2, 1983.

Early Comico promotional ad for the upcoming releases of Az by Phil LaSorda, Slaughterman by Gerry Giovinco, Skrog by Bill Cucinotta & Bill Anderson, and Grendel by Matt Wagner, along with the recently released Primer #1-2, 1983.

Promotional ad for Jonny Quest featuring art by Steve Rude, 1986.

Promotional ad for Jonny Quest featuring art by Steve Rude, 1986.

Promotional ad for Mage: The Hero Discovered by Matt Wagner, 1985.

Promotional ad for Mage: The Hero Discovered by Matt Wagner, 1985.

Promotional ad for Grendel #3 by Matt Wagner, 1983.

Promotional ad for Grendel #3 by Matt Wagner, 1983.