Big Bang Comics by Chris Ecker
The Knight Watchman (Big Bang Comics #5)

Chris Ecker has been active in both the creative and retail ends of the comics industry. He was the first employee of Moondogs Comics, and spent over fifteen years in management of ChicagoLands most prominent chain of comics and pop culture stores. He eventually moved into journalism as a writer/editor for Sendai publications Hero Illustrated magazine and Hero On-line.

As a cartoonist, he assisted Rick Fletcher on the 'Dick Tracy' for a while, and he was a gag cartoonist for the Chicago Tribune. He worked with Gary Carlson on sevearl issues of the indie comic book 'Megaton' in the 1980s, and he also created and drew the independent black-and-white comic books 'Ramm' and 'Ebbn the Raven'. He co-founded Now Comics in the 1980s and served as its first art director. The company published such licensed titles as 'Speed Racer', 'Astro Boy', 'Real Ghostbusters' and 'Terminator'.

Ecker has furthermore produced art for advertisements, First Comics and Mirage Publishing. Together with Carlson he also co-created the retro anthology series 'Big Bang Comics', that has been published since the mid 1990s, first by Caliber Press, then by Image Comics. Ecker sometimes uses the pen names Tom King or Jon Schuler.

The Knight Watchman by Chris Ecker
The Knight Watchman (Big Bang Comics #28)

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