Promotional ad for Starstruck by Elaine Lee and Michael Wm. Kaluta, 1985.

Promotional ad for Starstruck by Elaine Lee and Michael Wm. Kaluta, 1985.

Promotional ad for Sam & Max Color Collection by Steve Purcell, 1992.

Promotional ad for Sam & Max Color Collection by Steve Purcell, 1992.

Promotional ad for Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo, 1992.

Promotional ad for Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo, 1992.

Promotional ad for Metallic Memories by Jean ‘Moebius’ Giraud, 1992.

Promotional ad for Metallic Memories by Jean ‘Moebius’ Giraud, 1992.

Promotional ad for The Last American by John Wagner, Alan Grant, and Mike McMahon, 1990.This series was recently released in a digital format.

Promotional ad for The Last American by John Wagner, Alan Grant, and Mike McMahon, 1990.

This series was recently released in a digital format.

Promotional ad for Elektra: Assassin #8 by Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz, 1986.

Promotional ad for Elektra: Assassin #8 by Frank Miller and Bill Sienkiewicz, 1986.

Promotional ad for The One by Rick Veitch, 1985.

Promotional ad for The One by Rick Veitch, 1985.

Promotional ad for the Epic/Marvel color edition of Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo, 1988.

Promotional ad for the Epic/Marvel color edition of Akira by Katsuhiro Otomo, 1988.

Promotional ad for Plastic Forks by Ted McKeever, 1990. Originally announced as a Comico publication, it was eventually released through Marvel’s Epic line.

Promotional ad for Plastic Forks by Ted McKeever, 1990. Originally announced as a Comico publication, it was eventually released through Marvel’s Epic line.

Promotional poster for Elektra Lives Again by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley, 1990.

Promotional poster for Elektra Lives Again by Frank Miller and Lynn Varley, 1990.

Promotional flyer for the Silver Surfer mini-series by Stan Lee and Jean ‘Moebius’ Giraud, 1988.

Promotional flyer for the Silver Surfer mini-series by Stan Lee and Jean ‘Moebius’ Giraud, 1988.

Promotional ad for Blood: A Tale collection by J.M. DeMatteis and Kent Williams, 1989.

Promotional ad for Blood: A Tale collection by J.M. DeMatteis and Kent Williams, 1989.

Promotional ad for Stray Toasters by Bill Sienkiewicz, 1988.

Promotional ad for Stray Toasters by Bill Sienkiewicz, 1988.

Rare art of the day: Akira illustration by John Van Fleet, 1995.

Rare art of the day: Akira illustration by John Van Fleet, 1995.