Back in 1991, The Cure reached the apex of their popularity—having just released the album by most accounts considered to be their magnum opus, 1989’s Disintegration. A year prior to this release, the Crawley born Post-Punk giants celebrated their 10th anniversary with the release of the photo-book “10 Imaginary Years”, that Robert Smith wrote alongside NME journalist Steve Sutherland, which was an unapologetic “Visual Documentation” of the band.
This book then inspired editor Todd Loren, writer Jay Allen Sanford, and artists Greg Fox (cover art) and Scott Jackson (panels) to ink and publish an “unauthorized history” of The Cure, through Revolutionary Comics, three years later. The premise poking fun at Robert Smith’s fear of flying on an airplane, and during a panic Death appears and his life flashes before his eyes…
Interestingly enough, Cure Frontman Robert Smith himself has actually read this comic as can be seen in CureNews #14 below:
We have included the full comic in this article. Just click on the next page to start reading!
h/t to Chain of Flowers