Writer J. M. DeMatteis and Broderick created the Creature Commandos in Weird War Tales #93 (November 1980) In 1982, Broderick abruptly left Marvel for DC. During his time at DC, Broderick worked on Firestorm, Captain Atom, Batman: Year Three, Swamp Thing, and Green Lantern.
Back to Marvel
After ten years at DC, Broderick once again returned to Marvel, where he worked as the regular penciller first on Alpha Flight and then on Doom 2099.
In 1995, Broderick turned to advertising full time, moving to Dallas to lead the in-house creative department at Tracy Locke and Partnership. The company handled packaging, print, and television ads for PepsiCo, Frito-Lay, Pizza Hut, Federal Express, Harrah’s Casinos, and Hasbro. This led to design work for DNA Productions on the 2001 movie, Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius.
In 2003, Broderick returned to comics with the short-lived Future Comics. He was scheduled to work on the title Peacekeepers, but it was never published, and Future went out of business shortly thereafter. In 2004, Devil’s Due Publishing revived Micronauts, with Broderick returning to the title and illustrated three issues.
In 2003, Broderick was a member of the animation department faculty at Tampa’s International Academy of Design and Technology.
Pat is dedicated to giving back to the craft that has given him and is fans much enjoyment by teaching illustration and storytelling. After he developed T-Rex a gritty science fiction tale in the vein of Heavy Metal magazine. Pat has currently created Nibiru the Legend of Annunaki an epic Middle Eastern saga inspired by the regions ancient lore, truth, and myth.
Robb Epps is the Faculty Lead for the Animation department at the International Academy of Design and Technology. Robb’s creative projects have been as diverse as storyboards for the Polly World movie, penciling and inking on NBM’s Confessions of a Cereal Eater, animation for Learn Africa LLC, and illustration for Animation Magazine. He is very excited to be returning to comics and to be working with Pat on this project.
You can see more of his work at svidri.wix.com/eppsart.