THE SOURCE: Who was the first character you followed? ALEX SINCLAIR: Batman. What was the first series you collected? Detective Comics. Who were the first writers you followed? Frank Miller and Marv Wolfman. Who were the first artists you followed? Neal Adams, Frank Miller and John Byrne. What was the first convention you attended as a fan? Comic Con (1986) What was the first convention you attended as a professional? Comic Con (1993) What was the first comic book you read? Detective Comics #500. What was your first job in the comic book industry? Colorist. What was the first digital comic book you downloaded? Batman 614.