Halloween Special Comic: “Journey Into Weirdness” with “Terranauts 2020”

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 “Journey Into Weirdness.” That’s the title of a comicbook pulp-adventure anthology Walt is writing and compiling for publication in 2019. Here’s the logo.

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Below is the first feature completed for the anthology: a short, good-guys-versus-alien-monster adventure starring the Terranauts, a team of Earth-protecting explorers (created by my buddies Paul Daly and Don Secrease, as seen at HighAdventureComics.com.) The latest incarnation of the team, which evolves through various eras, is Terranauts: 2020.  Here are the characters, designed and described by Don, followed by their first adventure, written by Walt. (Here’s the script.)

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“THE CALL OF COLD DARK, PLACES”

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Script: Walt Jaschek | Pencils, inks, colors: Don Secrease | Splash page pencils: Paul Daly | Splash page inks: Walt Jaschek | Based on characters created by Paul Daly and Don Secrease, and on loan with their permission.

Bonus: Read Walt’s full script for this comic and see the development of the splash page!



P.S. Walt continues to develop features for the upcoming anthology…

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…including his own, original characters. Watch for it in 2019. And remember the words of Hunter S. Thompson: “When the going gets weird… the weird get going.”

Marvel Comics Flashback: Walt’s Team-Up With Jim Lee in What The–?! #5

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“Ill-Conceived Character Couplings: Team-Ups That Just Wouldn’t Work”
Comic for Marvel’s parody anthology What The–?! The Marvel Mag of Mirth and Mayhem (Issue #5, 1989.) Script: Walt Jaschek. Plot and Pencils: Jim Lee. Inks: Al Milgrom. Letters: Jim Parker. Cover: Hilary Barta.

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Golden Adventures of Brett Hull: Issue 1 of 3

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Golden Adventures of Brett Hull #1: “Slap Shot to Destiny.” Publisher: The Patrick Company. Agency: Hinkle & Company. Writer: Walt Jaschek. Artists: Don Secrease, Bill Lux, Rick Burchett, Bill Vann. Here are the interior spreads! Enjoy this journey back to St. Louis, 1994. “Hold on to your seats, Blues fans,” the story begins. “We’ve got some kind of hockey game here at the Kiel Center tonight…”

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To be continued in Issue #2: “Power Play: 2094!” (Read it now.)

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Golden Adventures of Brett Hull: Issue 2 of 3

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Issue #2: “Power Play: 2094” | Continued from Issue #1

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To be continued in Issue #3: “Sudden Death Overtime!”

Go back to Issue #1

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Golden Adventures of Brett Hull: Issue 3 of 3

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Issue #3: “Sudden Death Overtime!” | Read series backstory and full credits

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Read issue #1: “Slap-Shot to Destiny!”

Read Issue #2: “Power Play: 2094!”

Read series backstory and full credits

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