Name: Matthew A. Turnage
Age: 22 solar years
Place of Residence: Mostly in Hattiesburg, MS on the
beautiful campus of The University of Southern Mississippi, although
sometimes in Columbia, MS.
Faux DC Project : (former) The
Justice League of America! (insert fanfare here) Also, coplot on
Faux DC Ambition: To inject a heavy dose of characterization
into the JLA, something DC's version has been woefully lacking.
Real World Ambition: To be Doctor Matthew Turnage, professor
Favorite DC Character: Superman.
Favorite Mid-Afternoon Snack: God's most perfect food-
leftover Hamburger Helper.
My Origin in 20 words or less: At the tender age of
3, my mother began buying me Iron Man and Batman comics. Thus my addiction.
Influences on my Faux DC work will be Stern, Jones,
and Ordway, primarily.
I hate the way Ron Marz has handled
Superboy because he drained every ounce of fun out of
the book. Thank God Kesel and Grummett came back!!
The first DC comic I read when I get home is whichever
Superman book came out that week.
And when I'm reading that comic I listen to whatever
I'm in the mood for. Old school metal, mostly, but it could be anything.
I have a fairly eclectic CD collection.
And when I ain't writtin' or readin' comics, I avoid
doing my school work in other ways, such as watching old episodes of
But all of this is irrelevant 'cos we're all just supporting
characters in somebody else's life.