Dogs of War
is a comic book series originally published by Defiant Comics
from April 1994
until August 1994. The series lasted only five issues before Defiant ceased publication of the title.
The book was based on characters created by Jim Shooter
. Most of the issues were comceptualized by Shooter, and written by Art Holcomb and penciled by artist Georges Jeanty
- Shooter - Elvis Mazerov, an ex-military officer, was the feature character of Dogs of War. Nicknamed after his creator, Jim Shooter, Elvis gained his powers — the ability to turn invisible — when he was abducted by aliens, taken to another planet and had his DNA altered through bioengineering.
- Moose - Moose gained his powers when he was abducted by aliens, taken to another planet and had his DNA altered through bioengineering.
Elvis' story began in the Warriors of Plasm
comic where he was originally introduced and featured. Dogs of War
is a spin-off
of Warriors of Plasm
The Schism that never was
Originally, Jim Shooter, the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Defiant Comics, had planned to publish an inner-company "crossover
" featuring all the characters and titles in the Defiant universe.
The crossover was a concept Shooter had originally developed during his tenure as Editor-in-Chief at Marvel Comics
. His Secret Wars
crossover with Marvel was originally a big hit with comic fans. Shooter would later revive the idea again while Editor-in-Chief at......