Originally created by John Freeman (Judge Dredd Megazine, Crucible) and Liam Sharp (Batman, Wonder Woman) for Marvel UK's 'Strip' comic in the 90's, Rourke proved so popular that there was even talk of doing a mini-series featuring popular characters from the Marvel universe.
|Liam Sharp's faxes, featuring Rourke, Monark Starstalker and Wolverine.|
You can read more about the history of Rourke and Marvel UK on John Freeman's Down The Tubes.
Issue 17 of 100% Biodegradable features Rourke's first brand new solo outing in over 20 years, ably illustrated by Bill Storie (Spaceship Away, Sci Fi Art Now), scripted by David Hailwood and John Freeman, coloured by Brett Burbridge and lettered by Ken Reynolds.
The new issue will be available later today, so keep your eyes peeled!