THANKSGIVING WITH THE COMIC CREATORS

For non-American Internet users, it's a day to roam the Internet in relative speed (say, checking out comics Web sites online), without all those pesky Americans cluttering up the place.

For Americans, though, today is Thanksgiving, a holiday where one traditionally takes time to look back and be thankful for all they have in their lives.

In that tradition, the Comic Wire asked comic creators what they were grateful for this year.

KURT BUSIEK: "As with every year, I'm thankful that I get to do a job I love" ...

KELLY AND THE MAN OF TOMORROW

Sure, he's written Marvel Comics' X-Men, along with a host of other fan favorite titles, including the-book-that-would-not-die, "Deadpool." But when Joe Kelly got called upon to write Superman, the world's first superhero, in the title the Man of Steel and the entire genre debuted in, "Action Comics," it could well be argued that now the spotlight was on Kelly for real ...

GEOFF JOHNS CROSSES OVER WITH GEOFF JOHNS

Geoff Johns came roaring out of, essentially, nowhere in 1999 to start a new comic for DC Comics, take the reins of the year's big crossover event and finally write the newest adventures of the world's first superhero team.

So what's he got cooking in the year 2000? ...

AND FINALLY

Tom Peyer's column in the "New Yorker" was not published this week, as scheduled ...

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Beau Yarbrough,
editor of the COMIC WIRE,
published Mondays and Thursdays
http://www.comicbookresources.com/
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Beau Yarbrough,
Editor of the COMIC WIRE
http://www.ComicBookResources.com/