This right here is my all-time favourite Howard Chaykin comic. Ever.
In The Art Of Howard Chaykin, Howie talks about his early work, and says a couple of times that he doesn't feel he got good until American Flagg. At least.
Ok, let me just get in a car, drive to John O' Groats, in disguise, and whisper that I might possibly dare to disagree with Howard Chaykin.
You're wrong, Howie. Monark Starstalker is a fantastic character, and it astonished me when I read an interview with Chaykin recently where he said that Monark was only ever designed as a one-off appearance. If anyone had potential in The Bronze Age, it was this guy.
He's so cool he even sneaked in an appearance in Disney's latest, Big Hero 6:
I'm not saying Chaykin hasn't done better stories, of course he has. But Monark Starstalker is just one of those comics, y'know?
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