Who’s Who at DC Comics-The New 52: Norm Rapmund
Mon, 08/22/2011 - 11:00am
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.
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.