Here is the first confession. Herbert Kirby never existed and the origin of the Phantom Detective is fake.
Terry Hooper-Scharf is a pen name I have used for many years. My real name is Frank Barrel and I am a descendent of Gerald Swan the late comics and pulp publisher.
Black Tower is not quite a solo business as two very well known comic creators are backers as well as adding creative input.
Yes, I do date a former glamour model (well known) who I met at a Virgin Media launch party 9 years ago.
I am officially the discoverer of the Mongoliam Mushscrapper (1976)
I worked officially unofficially with one of HM departments on UFOs from 1977-2015