A glimpse behind the scenes:
VD: I finished AH #9. Attached in case you want it for reference.
TLCD: You're still in single digits?
VD: You can't see it, but I'm waving a single digit in your direction.
It's not easy working with a legend. Especially a legend who is an insufferably bad winner. And yes, this means that all 12 issues of Chuck Dixon's Avalon are written and illustrated.