Wildcard Comics

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Remembering Herb Trimpe

Posted on April 21, 2015 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (9)

Originally, I planned to write a blog post to talk about Wildcard, our recently completed third issue and the upcoming fourth issue, which features some major developments in the life of Elizabeth Bradford. Then I heard the sad news about the death of Herb Trimpe, and I knew I had to discuss his life and work, instead. I started reading comics in the late 1970s, a...

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Marvel or DC – Who Ya Got?

Posted on September 26, 2013 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (2)

epsi or Coke? Beatles or Rolling Stones? PC or Mac?

Some questions just naturally divide people into two distinct camps. For comics fans, that question always has been “Marvel or DC?” The lines between the two companies have, for sure, blurred in the past couple of decades, as creators hop back and forth between companies more frequently than in the past. But the Marvel vs. DC question remains a point of debate wherever comics are sold, read and enjoyed.


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A Nod to Influences and Inspirations

Posted on July 2, 2013 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

When I was a young comics fan, I read pretty much anything I could get my hands on. But Spider-Man was always at the top of my list. That amazing web-slinger captivated me like no other hero, and I was an avid reader of any and all Spider-Man titles.


But why? Was it his powers? While admittedly cool, other heroes offered plenty of equally impressive talents and abilities. Was it his costume? It’s a great design, no doubt. But the Flash, Wonder Woman, Captain America a...

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Wildcard Synopsis

Posted on June 24, 2013 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Going to work, living on her own and getting a date? Those things aren’t quite so simple.


Wildcard is the story of a young woman who tries to juggle a secret identity as a superhero with all of the normal pressures that most recent college graduates must face. She’s trying to fit in as a rookie middle school teacher and figure out the rules of grown-up dating. Battling crime as Wildcard is the only time she feels truly comfortable. Of course, itR...

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Welcome to Wildcard!

Posted on June 5, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (2)

Hello – and welcome to the Website of Wildcard Comics! We will be using this space to tell you a bit more about this comic, its characters and behind-the-scenes stories of how Wildcard came to be. For this first installment, I thought I’d go back in time…all the way to the beginning, in fact….

I’m six years old and combing the toy aisles of my local Kmart store. Something catches my eye – a comic book. Amazing Spider-Man, to be precise. I ...

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Wildcard Comics Blog

Posted on June 2, 2013 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Welcome to Wildcard comics blog!