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A young person majoring in Sequential Art at a well-known art school wrote in with a list of twenty questions for me. I was happy to answer them, but since the questions seemed so universal, I asked permission to answer the questions in the form of a video so I could share it with others as well. This series will be in four parts — maybe more.

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Best of Evil Inc — Vincent Price

This week, I’m going to spotlight some standout Halloween comics from Evil Inc. And I can’t think of a better way to start off than with Evil Inc’s Director of the Mystics and Occult Department, Dr. Vincent Leonard. Dr. Leonard is a pretty open homage to the great Vincent Price (Vincent Leonard Price), who was famous for several great horror movie turns (like The Fly and all of those wonderful Roger Corman flicks) — and, of course, for providing the epic rap at the end of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. From his Personnel File: Dr. Vincent Leonard is the director of the Mystics & Occult Department, reporting directly to Dr. Whoosh. He is working on magically changing his last name, but he knows that this, like all magic, comes with a Price.

First appearance

2007-10-08-mystics-and-the-occult-dept Here’s the first storyline that Dr. Leonard appeared in

Messiah Complex

20130826 Dr. Leonard also played a key role in the Messiah Complex storyline — in which, the Memo believes that it is the Second Coming. That storyline starts here.

Ruby of Ragnoor

2012-01-17-ruby-of-ragnoor-five Dr. Leonard was also pivotal in the Ruby of Ragnoor saga… That storyline started way back here. Comics-adAll week I will be highlighting a Halloween comic storyline from years past. I’ll also take just a moment to tell you about my special Halloween comic that collects the best Halloween-themed stories from 13 — thirteen — years of my comics. You’ll get spooky specials for Greystone Inn, Evil Inc and Phables — 80 pages of chuckles and chills! And all for only $1.99 at DriveThruComics. Patreon_textbugOR… you could support my ongoing work in comics through Patreon. It doesn’t take a huge commitment. You can become a Patreon supporter for as little as $1 a month. But if you sign up to back me at the five dollar level, you’ll get this Halloween comic — and every past and upcoming Evil Inc monthly eComic — for FREE.