Doc Stearn … Mr. Monster

Doc Stearn … Mr. Monster  is a fictional character comic book superhero created by Michael T. Gilbert , most recently published by Dark Horse Comics . The character first appeared in Pacific Comics  Vanguard Illustrated  # 7 (July 1984). Later the character à son graduated own monthly series  Doc Stearn … Mr. Monster  from Eclipse Comics . Mr. monster was derived from an old 1940’s character by Fred Kelly who appeared only twice in 1940s Canadian comic books (  Triumph Comics  # 31, 1946, and  Super-Duper Comics # 3, 1947). Mr. Monster, Gilbert heavily revised the character creating a Horror / Humor.  [1]

Publication history

  • Vanguard Illustrated  # 7 (Pacific Comics). July 1984.
  • Doc Stearn … Mr. Monster  # 1-10 (Eclipse Comics). 1985-1987. Issues 1-5  Mr. Monster: His Books of Forbidden Knowledge  Vol. 1 (Marlowe & Company). 1996.
  • Mr. Monster’s Super Duper Special  # 1-8 (Eclipse Comics). 1986-1987.
  • Airboy  # 28 (Prologue to  Airboy and Mr. Monster,  Eclipse Comics). August 1987.
  • Airboy and Mr. Monster  One-Shot (Eclipse Comics). August 1987.
  • Mighty Mites  V.2 # 2 (Eternity Comics). September 1987.
  • Wacky Squirrel Halloween Special Adventure  One-Shot (Dark Horse Comics). 1987.
  • Dark Horse Presents  # 14, 20, 28, 33 (Dark Horse Comics). 1988-1989.
  • Doc Stearn … Mr. Monster  # 1-8 (Dark Horse Comics). 1988-1990. Collected with revisions as  Mr. Monster: Origins  (Graphitti Designs). 1996.
  • Mr. Monster Attacks  # 1-3 (Tundra). 1992.
  • Mr. Monster’s 3-D Triple Threat  One-shot (Atlas). 1993.
  • Penthouse Max  # 3 (Penthouse). 1996.
  • Mr. Monster Presents: Crack-a-Boom!  # 1-3 (Caliber). 1997.
  • Mr. Monster Vs.  One-Shot  Gorzilla  ( Image Comics ). 1998.
  • Mr. Monster’s Gal Friday Kelly  # 1-3 (Image Comics). 2000.
  • Mr. Monster: His Books of Forbidden Knowledge  Vol. 0. (TwoMorrows). 2001. Reprints all Mr. Monster stories from  Dark Horse Presents  (v. 1), more material from  Crack-a-Boom!  #s 1 and 2,  Hero Illustrated  # 11,  Trencher X-Mas Special Bites  # 1, and  Mr. Monster Attacks!  # 2, along with new material.
  • Mr. Monster: Worlds War Two  (Atomeka). 2004. Reprints  Penthouse Max  # 3.
  • Mr. Monster: Who Watches the Garbagemen?  (Atomeka). 2005. Reprints stories from  Mr. Monster  (Eclipse) #s 3 and 6,  Mr. Monster Attacks!  # 1, and  Mr. Monster’s Gal Friday Kelly  # 3, along with new material.
  • Dark Horse Presents  vol. 2 # 1-3, 17, 27-30, 33-35 (Dark Horse Comics). 2011-2014.

References

  1. Jump up^  Michael T. Gilbert Chats With The Irrepressible Mr. Monster, atComic Book Resources; published June 9, 2004; retrieved March 29, 2015

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