Daily Archives: October 5, 2007

Gerber Babies

Steve GerberThis week saw the debut of two disparate Marvel limited series — the latest incarnations of Omega: The Unknown and Howard the Duck. But these properties have more in common than a publisher. Not only are both resurrected creatures of the 1970s, but they’re the brainchildren of one particular writer: Steve Gerber. Oddly enough, Gerber is not involved in either of these two relaunches, which is fodder for another column altogether (for someone more in the know about the politics of comics publishing than myself).

With or without Gerber’s participation, the question is: are these two oddball Marvel comics three bucks a pop?

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