Every day this month I will share with you the first (at least as far as I know) U.S. professional work by a notable comic book creator. Here is an archive of the creators who have been featured so far.
Today’s featured creator is Ron Garney!
Ron Garney is probably best known for his epic run on Captain America with Mark Waid, as well as his current excellent work with Jason Aaron on Wolverine and now Ultimate Captain America.
Here are some pages from Garney’s recent Weapon X series with Aaron…
Interestingly enough, Garney’s first major U.S. professional work was a fairly notable comic, the issue of G.I. Joe in 1991 directly following the issue where seven members of the team were killed by a Cobra operative. Having so many characters be killed off (in a comic where few regular characters were ever killed off) got some attention to the series at the time, so it’s interesting to see an artist’s first pro work be on this story.
Soon after, Garney did a story for the 1991 Daredevil Annual…