Name: Gregg Thomas Allinson
Place of Residence: Brookfield, IL
Faux DC Project : (former) New
Faux DC Ambition: To write the biggest, longest,
best stories Faux DC's ever seen! Also, keep myself to a bimonthly
schedule (starting with issue #20 of New Gods, coming in February!).
Real World Ambition: Stumble into some sort
of paying writing job.
Favorite DC Character: Captain Marvel, though
Orion is an exceedingly close second and Zauriel is third.
Favorite Mid-Afternoon Snack: I'm usually not
home at mid-afternoon, so I tend to go on out to the student
lounge and get some Mountain Dew, a brownie, and some sort of
candy bar (generally Payday or Whatchamacallit). At home, my
favourite snack is Chex Mix, although I still prefer the old
My Origin in 20 words or less: I have enough
trouble remembering yesterday, much less all the way back to
my origin. However, I have been called "crazy" by
Phil Jimenez. Take that as you will.
Influences on my Faux DC work will be Jack Kirby,
Stan Lee, Paul Jenkins, and Grant Morrison.
I hate the way John Byrne has handled
The Fourth World because not only did he make
his trademark stupid retcons (my A-- Avia's not Scott Free's
mother!), he also bastardized all these great cosmic concepts
into something farcical, what with planets and characters merging
together seemingly at random.
The first DC comic I read when I get home is
usually Invisibles or Transmet.
And when I'm reading that comic I listen to
I don't read comics whilst listening to music, but on the way
to my store, I listen to the Jam's first album, "In The
And when I ain't writtin' or readin' comics, I :
But all of this is irrelevant 'cos I really
should be writing.