Where to find comic books that I have written… Other than your local comic book shop, or perhaps eBay, below is a list of comic books that I have written that are currently available for purchase through various online retailers.
Hero Happy Hour Omnibus 01
Did you miss any (or, dare we say, all) of the first five issues of Hero Happy Hour? Well, unlike missing out at “last call,” you’ve got the chance to partake in all five of the original rounds with the super hero gang from the Hideout Bar & Grill. This special digest-sized collection contains the “super” feature stories from the first five fan-favorite issues. Imagine pulling up a stool to the bar and sipping a frosty pint of your favorite beverage as you listen in on the conversations of the “regulars” that frequent the neighborhood tavern. But, this establishment is unlike any other bar. The hideout Bar & Grill caters to the super heroes of First City. For the regular heroes it is “a place where everyone knows your name” — secret identity or not. Black & White – 148 Pages – $11.99. Order direct from Indy Planet.
Hero Happy Hour Super Special Flashback
A bunch of comic book creators walk into a bar… The Hideout Bar & Grill. Join Tom Beland (True Story, Swear To God), Scott Morse (Soulwind, Southpaw), Todd Nauck (Wildguard, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man), Steve Niles (30 Days of Night, Batman: Gotham County Line), Gail Simone (Birds of Prey, Wonder Woman), Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night, Wormwood Gentleman Corpse), and many other comic book writers and artists as they belly up to the bar to offer their take on patrons of every super hero’s favorite hangout. This collection contains all of the original stories from the Hero Happy Hour Super Special 2004, as well as an additional healthy pour of bonus material including an all new never before published story featuring “Possum At Large.” Black & White – 72 Pages – $7.49. Order direct from Indy Planet.
Super Deluxe Hero Happy Hour: The Lost Episode “The Fall and Rise of Kingfish”
Available at last–the long-lost Hero Happy Hour episode, “The Fall and Rise of Kingfish!” Return to every hero’s favorite watering hole, and join Guardian, Night Ranger, Scout, Rusty the Bartender, and the rest of the regulars as they defend First City from the marauding Shadow-Soldiers from Dimension Z. Happy hour turns sour as one of their own loses their life in the line of duty and the group has to deal with the loss of a colleague. This re-mastered “lost episode” includes never-before-seen specially enhanced scenes, interviews, outtakes, and more. Written by Dan Taylor with art by Chris Fason. Published with IDW Publishing (2006). Black & White – 64 Pages – $9.99. Order direct from IDW Publishing.
Ninja Bandito Preview
This issue offers an introduction to the all-new adventure hero, Ninja Bandito! Created by Dan Taylor, co-creator of Hero Happy Hour. The stage is set for a job that the Ninja Bandito cannot refuse. Domo arigato, amigo. In a far off land of dichotomy and danger exists a man of mystery. An amalgam unto himself, he is a product of chaos and order… The eye of the storm. He wanders the land on a quest to successfully prevail over a myriad of trials and tribulations set forth before him. but by whom? Foever in search for the answer to a question he does not know, he is interwoven with the fabric of chaos verses law, good versus evil. He is the… Ninja Bandito. Black & White – 8 Pages – $2.00. Order direct from Indy Planet.
Completely Doomed TPB
This special collection hearkens back to the best creepy, eerie horror comics of yesteryear, only these feature the added bonus of being adapted from stories by horror literature legends Robert Bloch, Richard Matheson, David J. Schow and Paul F. Wilson by comics luminaries like Ashley Wood, Ted McKeever and many more. Completely Doomed features the Eisner-nominated “Blood Son” by Wood and Chris Ryall, and 15 other adapted tales of wretched excess and predestined downfall, all presided over by the macabre madame, Ms. Doomed. This collection contains the Robert Bloch story “The Warm Farewell” adapted by myself with art by Alex Sanchez. Welcome to Freedom — a sleepy southern town rife with down-home hospitality, where every is welcome. Or are they…? Originally published in Doomed #2. Black & White – 240 Pages. Order direct from Amazon.com.
Cory Doctorow’s Futuristic Tales of the Here and Now #4
IDW Publishing continues to bring the stories of acclaimed science-fiction author Cory Doctorow to comics, this time offering up “Nimby and the D-Hoppers.” Night after night, the peaceful serenity of a non-technocratic society is shattered by the chaotic and disruptive arrival of fully automatic, laser-guided, armor-piercing, self-replenishing personal sidearm wielding dimension hoppers. Well, for the once-involved couple of Barry and Sally — enough is enough. With a cover by Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night)! Adapted by Dan Taylor with art by Dustin Evans, and cover by Ben Templesmith. Color – 32 pages – $3.99. Order direct from IDW Publishing.