Hoy Murphy
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This looks familiar. Where's Goody Rickels?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff of Earth-J Jun 1. 3 Replies

I've never been to Comic-con and likely never will, but if there was one I would go to, it would be this one, just to get this 2017 convention yearbook! Bruce Timm cover stolen from Mark Evanier's…Continue

Happy birthday to our host, Mr. Silver Age, Craig Shutt

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff of Earth-J May 24. 23 Replies

Even though he rarely shows up to celebrate goofy comics with us these days, we can't let this special day go by without wishing our host Craig Shutt, aka Mr. Silver Age, the happiest of…Continue

Short and quirky posts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Hoy Murphy Jun 13. 228 Replies

On another thread, my pal Dave Blanchard wrote:>Although I've been around here for a good long while, I'm one of those who were "imported" into this Forum following the implosion of Mr. Age's old…Continue

Happy Birthday Mr. Silver Age

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff of Earth-J May 26, 2016. 15 Replies

I'm running late, as I do in most things, but here's a Silver Anniversary birthday wish to our pal Craig Shutt, the splendiferous Mr. Silver Age. This also was the first Superman Annual I bought as a…Continue

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Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"Once the owl theme became apparent and we saw a cartoony octopus with a trash bin, I knew Woodsy Owl was involved.  While I couldn't find an appropriate Wonder Woman cover, I did remember another Silver Age…"
Jun 14
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"The third cut is obvious Sheldon Moldoff Batman art, and your 1957 clue led me to Batman 107! Hoot hoot! Hoy"
Jun 14
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"I think we're seeing the owl following my pussycat theme. Hoy"
Jun 14
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"A closer look at the first one jogged my memory. This is Daredevil #3. I think this was the first issue I'd read as a kid.  Hoy"
Jun 13
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"You've stumped me on all four of these! Getting back to Catmans, when I post cuts I try to stay in the Silver Age or close, so I didn't go with Golden Age Catman the hero.  Hoy"
Jun 13
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Thread needs  more Herbie. Hoy"
Jun 13
Hoy Murphy replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Short and quirky posts
"As he grew up, this superpower was still available but thankfully, used infrequently.. Hoy"
Jun 13
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"We seem to be stuck, even with the theme being guessed. Do these bigger cuts help? Hoy"
Jun 12
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"Here's another round of cuts. Hoy"
Jun 9
Richard Willis replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Short and quirky posts
"Dave Palmer said: In the Silver Age Ross Andru and Mike Esposito were not my favorite artists. I was certainly disappointed when they replaced Curt Swan on World's Finest (after a Neil Adams fill-in). The artwork was a bit too…"
Jun 9
Philip Portelli replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Short and quirky posts
"I've heard that but I think it was mostly touching up rather than redrawing. We all know what Neal Adams' Superman looks like but this is definitely Ross Andru's version:"
Jun 9
ClarkKent_DC replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Short and quirky posts
"Well, they did ... but Neal Adams redrew Superman throughout that book."
Jun 9
Philip Portelli replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Short and quirky posts
"I loved Ross Andru's work on Metal Men and he brought Wonder Woman into the modern era. But, to me, he'll always be MY Spider-Man artist!"
Jun 9
Mr. Silver Age replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Short and quirky posts
"During the Silver Age, one of my favorite comics was Metal Men.  Andru and Esposito were born to draw them. I liked them a lot on MM and WW, where they were in their own little world of weird fantasy and whimsy. It's when they…"
Jun 9
Dave Palmer replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Short and quirky posts
"In the Silver Age Ross Andru and Mike Esposito were not my favorite artists.  I was certainly disappointed when they replaced Curt Swan on World's Finest (after a Neil Adams fill-in).  The artwork was a bit too…"
Jun 9
Luke Blanchard replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Short and quirky posts
"Andru's work moved in a cartoonier direction as the Silver Age progressed and then away from it in the Bronze Age. His 80s work isn't cartoony, but he didn't do many stories after he returned to DC in 1978 - he edited and…"
Jun 9

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 4:40pm on January 22, 2011, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Welcome, Hoy.
At 7:43pm on January 22, 2011, Philip Portelli said…
Welcome aboard, Hoy from Philip (Starcommander1) Portelli
At 6:27pm on August 9, 2012, Kirk G said…

Hoy, I finally figured out why your name seemed familiar. I've been getting your emails at work for awhile now.  I'm 70 miles north of you at the moment.

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