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ASH Wednesday: Pandora’s Box

This is part 5 of my weekly series on Dave Van Domelen’s Academy of Super-Heroes universe, a collection of musings, interviews, writerly insights and historical notes about the free super-hero serials (which started on the newsgroup rec.arts.comics.creative back in ’94 and recently released as Omnibus editions.)

This week features Dave Van Domelen’s first twelve issues of Academy of Super-Heroes. I’d like to discuss the text comic form in this article.

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ASH Wednesday: Academy

This is part 2 of my weekly series on Dave Van Domelen’s Academy of Super-Heroes universe, a collection of musings, interviews, writerly insights and historical notes about the free super-hero serials (which started on the newsgroup rec.arts.comics.creative back in ’94 and recently released as Omnibus editions.)

Guest post by Dave Van Domelen

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Academy of Super-Heroes e-Books

I’ve added e-book editions of Academy of Super-Heroes to a special collection in my iBooks:

What is Academy of Super-Heroes? It’s a shared-world superhero setting that has been around since 1994. The invention of Dave Van Domelen, he opened the ASHiverse to other writers like Matt Rossi III, Marc Singer, Andrew Burton and me (far from an exhaustive list). The stories were (and still are) distributed free on the newsgroup rec.arts.comics.creative in plaintext format. Continue reading

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