Indie Cover Spotlight: Badger #17

This week I’ll spotlight some titles from First Publishing, which was one of the bigger indie companies back in the 80s. First up, Badger #17:

Cover art by Jeff Butler, 1986.

Back in the early 90s, I had a roommate who was from Madison, Wisconsin. He had been a casual comic book reader, but once he discovered the book Badger, which was Wisconsin-based, he got hooked on collecting all the back issues. That’s how I came to read the adventures of Norbert Sykes, a Vietnam war veteran with multiple personality disorder, Created by Mike Baron, the series went on for 70 issues, until First went bankrupt. Baron continued the series at both dark Horse and Image, but Badger has been out of action for a while now.