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Local heroes

It's not just about pen, ink, and paper. Self-publishers of comic books find it takes persistence, creativity to bring their art to life.

Along with Eric Robinson, Eric Devlin (above) created the comic 'Citizen Elvis.'
Along with Eric Robinson, Eric Devlin (above) created the comic "Citizen Elvis." (Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee) Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee
By Matthew Shaer
Globe Correspondent / August 23, 2005

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The irony of Eric Devlin's situation has not escaped him. By day: mild-mannered, tie-wearing, law-abiding employee at a respected mutual fund firm in Charlestown. By night: the tattooed artist behind ''Citizen Elvis," a comic that details the bloody doings of a past-prime, vigilante King of rock 'n' roll. The circumstances are such, Devlin knows, that with the addition of a ... (Full article: 1317 words)

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