Below are full comics I wrote and drew back in the 90s. If you actually attempt to read them, I can promise you the stories are probably riddled with numerous problems. That said, I am presenting it here like all of my work to show that growth is possible in any creative form.
DIAMOND UNIVERSE VS. THE HORROR MOVIES
GRATHAS VS. PUMPKINHEAD
This was the first one fight that was completed. Since Pumpkinhead didn’t really have much going on other than a badass design, I took a few liberties. Despite that, the fight is short, sweet and bloody! Grathas (who was known as Demolition at this point in time) was out demon hunting and stumbled upon a young girl being chased by Pumpkinhead. The demonic implications were never spelled out in the movies but it seemed obvious. The “blood wings” idea came from the subtitle of the second movie. I don’t think anything like this actually happened in that film.
With any good metamorphosis, the creature has to be distinct from its previous form. I decided to amp up Pumpkinhead’s viciousness and give him powers. The visual of Grathas removing the bone from his back and using them against him was one scene I had in mind from the start. I wish I had stayed consistent with the last page, regarding the direction of the bones. The visual is still gruesome but imagine the other direction!
MIRROR VS. LEATHERFACE
Mirror just happened to be passing through Texas when he heard rumblings of the Sawyer family. His investigation led him to their homestead. I was trying to replicate scenes from the original flick. I used the design of Leatherface from Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 because I was fond of the design at the time. I think today I would use the butcher design. I added a layer of creepiness to his face to amplify his design. I thought the sword play between the two was a fun idea that hearkened back to TCM2 where Leatherface and Lefty went at it. Of course, Mirror is much more cunning than Lefty.
Nothing is better than that last minute twist in a fight. Just when you think it’s all over, Leatherface runs the saw up Mirror’s back. Again, redrawing this would be ideal. Looking at it now, I can already see a missed opportunity for several panels. In the top left panel, Mirror is supposed to be seen dodging the saw but it’s hard to interpret. Mirror being a fast healer is able to recover from the attack quickly. Don’t know if I would let that stand a second time around. Mirror finishes off Leatherface and walks off. THE END
JACK VS. CHUCKY
Jack has an issue with Halloween, a bit bitter it seems. Chucky seems amused. Chucky’s design was rough but the lunacy of this idea allowed me to be a bit cartoonish with it as well. Chucky maintains his rage and foul-mouthed nature. Jack essentially has the upper hand at all times, even with clever little distractions. However, it seems all it lost for our hero! Nah, he’s just playing! Jack is fine. Stick people don’t die like that. Chucky, however, can. THE END!