Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Company Named Joe

I have no Earthly idea what to make of this news...

For sure, getting an omnibus edition of the 16 Boom! issues of DARKWING DUCK would be a nice thing (though certainly not an essential one, as all of the issues were reprinted by Boom! itself in several paperbacks).  But 16 Boom! issues rewritten by Aaron Sparrow?  The "money sentence" is somewhat incoherent, but I think that that is the gist of what is being said in the third paragraph.  And published by an ephemeral Canadian company with a wisp of a Web site -- one so new that it didn't turn up when I tried Googling it -- and grandiose claims of being a "publisher of Disney, Marvel, and Pixar comics and books"?  A company the name of which sounds like one of Snoopy's innumerable imaginary personae?  How seriously can we take this project, anyway?

Even Darkwing might balk at entrusting his legacy to this outfit.

Until I see substantive evidence to the contrary, I'm going to assume that only one legitimate "Joe" inhabits the Disney comics world...

Either the diner owner, or Mr. Torcivia.  Take your pick.

4 comments:

Daniel J. Neyer said...

Sparrow made it very clear on the Old Haunt message boards that he considered Brill's version of Dangerous Currency a horrible mess, and outlined in some detail an alternative scenario that did indeed read a lot better than what we ended up with; it sounds as if he and Silvani are getting together with some low-budget publishers to implement that revised alternative scenario.

Comicbookrehab said...

Well, the web site DID load up quickly. :)

I recall Michael Eisner thought Mighty Mouse was a Disney character once, so this might be a good omen.

Comicbookrehab said...

What about Joey Marchese?

Regular GeoX said...

An' what happened to our ol' pal Joe from Singapore? This is serious business!