is the Flashback Universe?
This project began, as many such projects do, as a discussion
among friends about how much fun it was to pick up an old Marvel
or DC comic book when we were kids and just be bombarded by a
vast array of images and characters we'd never seen before.
For me, it was the Fantastic
Four Wedding Issue. Picking up
that comic and seeing panel after panel of heroes and villains
just popping in really captured my imagination. I used to pour
over the issue trying to figure out who was who and what their
deal was. As I continued to collect Marvel comics, I would eventually
put all the pieces together. Later, I would discover DC Legion
of Super-heroes and the whole process
This grand sense of first time discovery is something I wanted
to recapture with this project. In our comics, you are going
to see many different heroes and villains, some for just a
panel. Some will seem familiar, being based on age old archetypes.
will be completely alien to you. Hopefully, you will enjoy all
Thank you for your time!
- Jim Shelley