Sadly, the paper quality was unavoidably terrible, but 1986’s Speakeasy #68 featured “studies of Miracleman and his ancestry” from John Totleben’s sketchbook. Preperation work for the third book of Miracleman/Marvelman, I think it’s well worth posting here despite the inevitably poor reproduction. (Speakeasy was, whether in its glossier later years or not, a fine fanzine/magazine.)
Long out of print, Alan Moore and Steve Parkhouse’s Bojeffries Saga will finally be re-released in 2014. I’m so fond of the strip that even finding the above advert in 1992’s The Comics Journal #158 - with art I’ve never seen before - felt like a little event.
Dave McKean’s pencils for the cover of 1988’s John Constantine Hellblazer #1 were used for this DC advert, along with fulsome words of praise for the title by Constantine’s co-creator Alan Moore. The colour version of the cover - sans copy - appears below, along with the Vertigo trading card which made use of it in 1994;