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EXCLUSIVE: JMS Explores Dark Side of Teenage Superheroing in "Sidekick"

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  • Posted on 14th Sep, 2022 22:03 PM
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J. Michael Straczynski discusses teaming up with artist Tom Mandrake for "Sidekick," a new 12-issue title exploring the dark side of teenaged superheroing from the Joe's Comics label. Plus, an

J. Michael Straczynski has always been an incredibly busy creator. Launching his career in television writing for cartoon series' like "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" and "The Real Ghostbusters" the man known as JMS to his fans moved to the realm of live action with "The Twilight Zone" and "Murder, She Wrote" before heading for the realm of science fiction with the creation of "Babylon 5," for which he wrote the majority of its 110 episodes.

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Eventually, JMS set his sights on comics. A lifelong fan of the medium, he began by penning a few "B5" books before launching Joe's Comics through Top Cow, where he created "Rising Stars" and "Midnight Nation." Eventually, he left the world of creator-owned comics and spent time working for Marvel and DC Comics, where he had significant runs on "Amazing Spider-Man," "Thor," "Superman" and "Wonder Woman."

Earlier this year, JMS made the return to creator-owned work, resurrecting his Joe's Comics imprint under the general Image Comics banner. The first project is "Ten Grand," a supernatural mystery co-created with artist Ben Templesmith.

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