Daniel Best interviews Gene Colan as the legendary artist recuperates from a broken shoulder.

DB: Has the doctor said that you’ll make a full recovery?
GC: Oh yeah. I’m fairly confident that I will. I can’t wait to get back to earning money and getting to work. I just want to start making a living again. I should be thinking more of retirement, I suppose, but I don’t even think about retiring. I need to draw, I love it, so why should I give it up.

The link includes information about other ongoing efforts to supplement Colan’s income via auctions and so on.


  1. Best to luck to Gene in getting back to drawing. I love looking back at the work he has done in so many different comic genres: Archie, romance, war, superhero and horror…

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