In America, if you work very hard,
with enough determination and persistence,
you can become anything you want.
No matter how hard you work,
no matter how much you persist,
you'll never become what you want.
At some point, each of us chooses which myth we believe in. Ever since he could pick up a crayon, all Nelson Alexander Ross ever wanted to do was draw super heroes and make comics. So did a lot of other kids. But most of them either soon drifted to other fantasies, or just grew up altogether. Alex Ross never did. This is his story, and it's a simple one: Once upon a time a lonely little boy in Lubbock, Texas, turned to comic book heroes for friendship. And they did what they do best - they rescued him. But then, after a decade and a half of hard work and intense study, something amazing happened.
to learn more about the man who brought
the DC Comics Pantheon
into the 3rd Dimension