So the great part of being an editor is that you never know what will pop up in your inbox on any given day. the below are just a few of the super cool surprises that I received in the past few days. I won’t pick a favorite...but don’t let that stop you!
peace & hair grease,
-- greek street goes greek? anyone reading GREEK STREET knows it’s a modern re-telling of Greek dramas...but this pencil page by DAVIDE GIANFELICE from issue #8 looks like the past has become the present. what!?
Blame The Killer Inside Me.
It’s spring of 1991 -- well, really winter since I was living in Ithaca, NY where it’s warm likes two weeks out of the year -- there was a big recession on, a war in Iraq, I was only working part-time (some things never change, right? jk) and I’m standing in an independent bookstore and this scary-ass face is staring back at me. It’s the cover to The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson. Never heard of him. But loved the jacket design (Day-Glo orange stripes with black type and a creepy black lizard on it) and so I picked it up.
Just days away from publication and GREEK STREET has people (well, not just any people, some of the most renowned names in comic history) yelling its praises from the US and across the pond from London. Ah, London, the setting of GREEK STREET and all its glorious inhabitants.
“Sex, death, ambition, revenge and a reminder that some stories are too true and too dangerous to ever die. GREEK STREET crackles with Promethean fire.” —Grant Morrison