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Publication information
Publisher Eternity Comics / Malibu Comics
Publication date 1988 - 1990, 1993
Creative team
Writer(s) Tom Mason
Creator(s) Tom Mason

Dinosaurs For Hire is an American comic book series created by Tom Mason in 1988. It was first published by Eternity Comics and ran 9 issues until 1990 when it was cancelled. The title once again returned publication in a revamped version in 1993 by Malibu Comics, which Eternity had become an imprint of.

Dinosaurs For Hire, along with Ex-Mutants, was merged with the Protectors universe during Malibu's Genesis crossover before being cancelled a second time. While Malibu was purchased by Marvel Comics in 1993, it is unclear whether or not Dinosaurs for Hire was part of that purchase.

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Dinosaurs For Hire is a satirical comic that is heavy on parody and humor. The primary characters are a T-Rex named Archie who dresses like the Terminator, a Triceratops named Lorenzo who wears a hawaiian shirt, a one-eyed Stegosaurus named Reese who wields heavy weapons and a pterodactyl named Cyrano. In the comics, the Dinosaurs are mercenaries for hire and exist in the 20th century.

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Video games

Dinosaurs For Hire is a run and gun game published by Sega and developed by: Malibu Comics for the Sega Genesis. The game features Archie, Lorenzo and Reese as the main playable characters while Cyrano shows up from time to time to give mission briefings but is not playable (although preliminary screen shots showed Cyrano initially being available as a playable character). They must use their skills and expertise to perform risky missions for the people that hired them.The game feature similar humor to the comic, such as the initial 'psych-out' opening for the game and the preponderance of ninjas as enemies. The game plays similar to Contra made by Konami.

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Dinosaurs For Hire

The cover for Dinosaurs For Hire.
Art by Scott Bieser, Bryon Carson, and Scott Hanna.
Publication information
Publisher Eternity Comics / Malibu Comics
Schedule bimonthly
Publication date March 1988–Jan. 1990
Feb. 1993–Feb. 1994
Number of issues 9 (1988–1990)
12 (1993–1994)
Creative team
Writer(s) Tom Mason
Creator(s) Tom Mason

Dinosaurs For Hire is an American comic book series created by Tom Mason in 1988. It was first published by Eternity Comics and ran nine issues until 1990 when it was cancelled. The title once again returned publication in a revamped version in 1993 by Malibu Comics, which Eternity had become an imprint of.

Dinosaurs For Hire, along with Ex-Mutants, was merged with the Protectors universe during Malibu's Genesis crossover before being cancelled a second time. While Malibu was purchased by Marvel Comics in 1993, it is unclear whether or not Dinosaurs for Hire was part of that purchase.

Contents

Synopsis

Dinosaurs For Hire is a satirical comic that is heavy on parody and humor. The primary characters are a T-Rex named Archie who dresses like the Terminator, a Triceratops named Lorenzo who wears a hawaiian shirt, a one-eyed Stegosaurus named Reese who wields heavy weapons and a pterodactyl named Cyrano. In the comics, the Dinosaurs are mercenaries for hire and exist in the 20th century.

Dinosaurs for Hire in other media

Video games

Dinosaurs For Hire is a run and gun game published by Sega and developed by Malibu Interactive for the Sega Genesis. The game features Archie, Lorenzo and Reese as the main playable characters while Cyrano shows up from time to time to give mission briefings but is not playable (although preliminary screen shots showed Cyrano initially being available as a playable character). They must use their skills and expertise to perform risky missions for the people that hired them.The game feature similar humor to the comic, such as the initial 'psych-out' opening for the game and the preponderance of ninjas as enemies. The game plays similar to Contra made by Konami.

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