In the mid-seventies, Jim Starlin was expanding his cosmic creativity and sky-rocketing as a superstar among the likes of Jack "King" Kirby, Steve (Captain Atom) Ditko & Jim (Nick Fury) Steranko.
When fellow creator Mike (Captain Marvel, Werewolf by Night) Friedrich founded his comic book company Star*Reach with it's flagship title, Star*Reach. Jim Starlin was there to contribute high-quality graphics and provocative stories the likes of which he couldn't possibly do in Captain Marvel or Warlock.
Star*Reach #1 was filled with Starlin's vision concerning drugs, death and religion. Here's Starlin unleashed with Uncle Mort introducing "...The Birth of Death!" & "The Origin of God!" Jim Starlin's cover was the back cover to the first printing and the front cover of the later printings.
|First printing cover of Star*Reach #1 by Howard Chaykin!|
These stories went on to be reprinted in Star*Reach Classics #1, sporting a stunning Frank (Alien Legion) Cirocco cover
This is the stuff comic books are made of!
|Another terrific work by Frank Cirocco!|
|One of my favorite Starlin covers!|