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Sketching silver-age Covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve W Sep 5. 10 Replies

One of my hobbies (well my main hobby actually) is re-drawing covers from the silver-age and trying to make them as close as I can to the originals.  I draw by eye only - no tracing allowed. One of…Continue

Tags: drawing, covers, silver-age

Superman's birthday

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luke Blanchard Sep 26, 2017. 13 Replies

Whilst hunting thru the internet looking for comic covers to post relating to the letter "K", I came across this extremely interesting posting about the actual date of Superman's birthday. I'd always…Continue

Tags: birthday, superman

Leo Baxendale

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luke Blanchard May 29, 2017. 12 Replies

I realise you’re not generally big followers of British comics, but I need to flag up a notification I received last week of the sad death of Leo Baxendale.Leo Baxendale was a very important artist…Continue

Tags: baxendale, leo, british, beano

I'm no comic artist but....

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Mantle Apr 12, 2017. 13 Replies

I love to draw.  Specifically I love to draw my favourite silver-age covers. I recreate them, drawing them at approximately double the size of the originals (that's A3, or 16.5" by 11.7" for those…Continue

Tags: art, silver-age, drawings

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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"That apparently translates to Beware the Black Widow"
4 hours ago
Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Of all the foreign covers I've found, most have come from Mexico. I'm guessing that's because of its proximity to the USA."
5 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Vampires?  Okay, here's the daddy of them all in a comic from Yugoslavia. Original version:"
9 hours ago
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"More Vampirella, or at least somebody in a comic book titled Vampirella"
12 hours ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"These Turkish comic shows bloody man in front of a pink-coiffed woman in one of those highly impractical comic book female outfits, who is herself standing in front of what is either a demon's head or a styled uterus:"
15 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Two Thors, one from Italy and one from Mexico"
17 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Keith Giffen obviously liked that cover.  Another version of the joke was used on Justice League Europe #22 in 1991.  I posted the JLE and National Lampoon covers (see here) in March, during Homage/Parody month."
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"From Brazil, Aquaman in outer space"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It's election day here in the UK.  Must resist the urge to compare the choices we've got with this cover... The original from 1980: The Brazilian translation from 1984. A much more recent (2012) Portugese version:"
yesterday
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""Dare ya to take one step backwards....""
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Luke Blanchard replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The L.E.G.I.O.N. '89 #4 cover is an imitation/homage of the Jan. 1973 cover of National Lampoon."
Thursday
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Daredevil #6, from Italy"
Wednesday
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I realize that it's not a solution for everybody, but I normally use the cover images from GCD,  which I save to my computer and then upload. Mile High Comics is a sales site. I assume that when they sell their last copy of a particular…"
Wednesday
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I also can't see the cover when I use my iPad.  When I use a PC I can see it.  "
Wednesday
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Well, that's all very mysterious!  I've no explanation  for what's going on.  On a slightly related note, with a lot of your older posts, I can't see the image when it's a link to milehighcomics.com. …"
Wednesday
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"We’ve had the Shadow now Doc Savage (from Germany)."
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