THE SOURCE: What was the first comic you ever worked on? NORM RAPMUND: Technically, Brigade #1 from Image Comics was the first but I ghost inked a parody book called Uncanny X-Cons. Who was the first artist you followed? John Byrne. I really loved the way he drew faces back then. What was the first convention you attended as a fan? The first and only con I've ever attended was a little one at the Disneyland Hotel in 1982. I remember buying 5 X-Men books for $90. My family thought I was crazy to spend that much. What was the first convention you attended as a professional? San Diego Comic Con 1992. That was quite the experience! What was the first comic book you read? Batman. I cannot remember which issue but it involved the Joker and Two-Face. What was your first job in the comic book industry? Extreme Studios/Image Comics. Inker.... and never picked up a 102 nib before.... true story.... What was the first piece of original art you bought? I bought back my first pin-up/poster I inked over Rob Liefeld. A memorable poster of Youngblood: Strikefile. What was the first digital comic book you downloaded? Batman/Superman #19 on my PSP.