Strawberry Jam Comics

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Strawberry Jam Comics
Industry Comics
Founded 1985
Founder Paul Stockton and Derek McCulloch
Defunct 1992
Headquarters Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Key people
Mike Bannon, Simon Tristam

Strawberry Jam Comics was a Canadian publisher of comic books during the black-and-white comics boom of the mid and late 1980s. Inspired by the creative success of Dave Sim's Cerebus the Aardvark,[1] founders Paul Stockton and Derek McCulloch launched Strawberry Jam with the publication of To Be Announced #1 in 1985. The commercial success of Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles provided further inspiration.

Strawberry Jam never achieved significant renown or commercial success, and folded in 1992 after seven years of intermittent publication. Strawberry Jam's series night life has been recalled by some observers as a precursor to the style of writer-driven comics later to emerge from DC Comics' Vertigo imprint.[citation needed]



  1. ^ "Derek McCulloch: Tales Grow In the Telling". Comics Bulletin. Retrieved 2009-11-17.

External links

  • paul Stockton's Strawberry Jam Comics page
  • University of Alberta's Strawberry Jam Comics Collection

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