All April long, we'll be highlighting the wonderful world of comics, from interviews with creators and a look at the way the industry works to deep dives with our favorite characters, storylines and controversies. Stay tuned for more throughout the month, and let us know what you think in the comments or on Twitter @blastr!
How does one go from comic book fan to comic book creator? What lights the creative spark that tells a young writer or artist that, hey, they can do this super hero thing, after all? We wanted to find out, so we hit up Artist's Alley at the recent WonderCon convention and talked to some of the people crafting the biggest books around right now. From Jim Lee and John Romita, Jr. to Scott Snyder and Gene Yang, we found out what the titles were that inspired them to pick up the pen.
Check it out below, and let us know in the comments what the titles were that made you a die-hard fan of the form.