Blast off into the world of 1970s and ’80s sci-fi comics in BACK ISSUE #9, March 2005, our “Cosmic Issue”! Writer MIKE BARON and artist STEVE RUDE revisit their landmark NEXUS series in a “Pro2Pro” interview, with tons of rare art by “the Dude”! Also going “Pro2Pro”: JIM STARLIN and MIKE MIGNOLA look back at COSMIC ODYSSEY, featuring amazing art by Mignola and Starlin¹s unpublished cover to Cosmic Odyssey #1! “Beyond Capes” examines Marvel Comics’ long-running STAR WARS series, with interviews and art by a galaxy of stars including HOWARD CHAYKIN, AL WILLIAMSON, WALT SIMONSON, TOM PALMER, RON FRENZ, ROY THOMAS, CARMINE INFANTINO, and more! The late, great GIL KANE is the subject of a “Rough Stuff” pencil art gallery, with covers and interior pages featuring Green Lantern, the Micronauts, Conan, Spider-Man, Superman, and a few surprises! Plus: TIMOTHY TRUMAN and JOHN OSTRANDER’s GRIMJACK, then and now; an “Off My Chest” guest editorial by MIKE GOLD; a villain history of THANOS; TIME WARP revisited; and a “Greatest Stories Never Told” exposé of DC’s unrealized Crisis on Infinite Earths sequel CRISIS OF THE SOUL, with art and commentary by JERRY ORDWAY! With an all-new STEVE RUDE cover painting recreating the original cover art to Nexus #1! "Back Issue is a trademark of TwoMorrows Inc., and published by TwoMorrows Publishing."