[The following editorial appears in Shards #7, Hidden Years #19, New Blood #26, Blood of Ten Chiefs #15, and The Rebels #4. --MK]
Dear sixth free-lancer who has written to us this week, enclos- ing a wad of photocopies of work that you have done/are doing/feel yourself capable of doing, in the hope of securing a position with Warp Graphics:
[ Graphic: Lots of names of superhero/'popular' publishers/characters/styles each placed within an international "NO" symbol (circle with a slash) --MK ]
Get the hint? We publish ELFQUEST comics. Period. You may be the best superhero artist in the known universe - and more power to you if you are - but that doesn't do us a bit of good with respect to ELFQUEST. I have only one question for you: Can you pencil, ink, color or letter our characters and stories as well as or better than anyone who's currently doing so? If your honest answer is yes, then send samples. Thank you.
Richard A Pini