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Dec 24, 2020

Trying to decide the first graphic novel ever is nigh impossible, but thankfully, trying to figure out the first comic book made on a computer is much easier: Mike Saenz’s Shatter! Well, sort of . . .

Mike & Greg take a trip to the primordial past of digital comics to check out three early examples of comics created on the keyboard rather than artboard:

  • 1985’s Shatter
  • 1988’s Iron Man: Crash (Saenz’s followup comic)
  • 1990’s Batman: Digital Justice by Pepe Moreno & Doug Murray

What went right? What went wrong? What the hell is a “mouse”? And what was the REAL first digital comic? All that and more on today’s episode!