Omega The Unknown Vol. 2 #7

$5.95

by Jonathan Lethem
art: Farel Dalrymple & Gary Panter

You know a super hero’s in trouble when he resorts to drawing a comic book to try to solve his problems! Omega The Unknown #7, on top of the usual stellar array of talent, features special guest-star creator Gary Panter, known for his work on a legendary children’s show, Frank Zappa’s album covers, and RAW Magazine but he’s never been between Marvel’s covers before. Tune in!

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“You know a super hero’s in trouble when he resorts to drawing a comic book to try to solve his problems! Omega The Unknown #7, on top of the usual stellar array of talent, features special guest-star creator Gary Panter, known for his work on a legendary children’s show, Frank Zappa’s album covers, and RAW Magazine — but he’s never been between Marvel’s covers before. Tune in!”

In a sidestep fom Jonathan Lethem and Farel Dalrymple’s main narative of the boy raised by robots and the confused alien space cop, Gary Panter provides the cover and a classic 5-page alien history. Issue 7 of 10.

Omega draws his own origin story in the form of a wordless comic. I draw it for him. At first I was going to draw it with really jagged lines like the punky stuff I did in the ’70s, but I decided to draw kind of like I draw these days, but even a little more retarded than usual. I figured that a [super hero] could probably draw [as well] as me, without trying very hard, but I didn’t want to draw it exactly like the other comics I’m drawing these days. I wanted it to be kind of like old Marvel comics, but spazzier.” —Gary Panter interviewed by Sean T. Collins

32-page full color comic book
Marvel, 2008

Additional information

Weight 4 oz
Dimensions 10 × 7 × .125 in
by

Gay Panter, Farel Dalrymple, Jonathan Lethem, Karl Rusnak & Paul Hornschemeier

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