ITEM: There are far too many Mantlo-related publications out there for me to keep up. Check AMAZON and see for yourself.
ITEM: From the IT'S ABOUT TIME Department...the September 2009 issue of WIZARD MAGAZINE (yes, I'm also surprised it's still being published) features a five-page article on Bill entitled, "Tragic Talent." Hopefully the article will surpass its tacky title.
ITEM: Cloak and Dagger get four-star hardcover treatment from Marvel. It's the mini-series that started it all, in a glorious hardcover edition. From Bill and artists Rick Leonardi and Terry Austin; 112 pages of magic in the Mighty Marvel Manner. CLOAK & DAGGER: CHILD OF LIGHT, CHILD OF DARKNESS arrives June 10, 2009. More details here.
ITEM: Bill's brother, Mike, reports that Bill has a new and very capable attendant. It's good to know Bill is in good hands!
ITEM: It's Amazing! Yup, ESSENTIAL AMAZING SPIDER-MAN VOL 9 arrives June 3, 2009. This massive, 600-page collection includes classic work by Mantlo, Byrne, Wolfman, and many others. More details here.
ITEM: Need more Spidey? We all do! Thankfully, the ESSENTIAL PETER PARKER, THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN VOL. 4 paperback arrives August 26, 2009. A fantastic collection of stories from SPECTACULAR, this volume includes the legendary Black Cat arc, written by Mantlo with art by Milgrom. A big 576-page collection! More details here.
ITEM: The Hulk's adventures in the sub-atomic world of K'ai are collected in the INCREDIBLE HULK: HEART OF THE ATOM hardcover. Includes stories by Mantlo, Harlan Ellison, Archie Goodwin, and more. The fantastic 240-page collection is available now! More details here.
ITEM: That's all for now! Stay true to yourself, true believers!