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Sketching silver-age Covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve W Sep 5, 2019. 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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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Wonder Woman's pose on that cover looks kinda familiar..."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The Flag, the Capitol Building and an Eagle! How patriotic can a Princess get??"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"So Captain China was "the world's greatest communist super hero"?  Here are five more contenders for that title.  From left to right: Bolshoi, Sickle, Hammer, Molotov and Pravda."
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"So there was a Captain China, once:"
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MethodEng replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"An important patriotic symbol in the U.S. The Liberty Bell."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I saw a similar cover from, I think, Charlton. There's a reason soldiers wear drab or camouflage colors in the 20th and 21st centuries and don't carry flags. Also, the master sergeant stripes on Rock's helmet make a tempting bullseye.…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"If you smell what the Rock is cooking!"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"An Angel & Faith cover (but starring Clem and Harmony instead of the title characters).  They're in England, hence the Union Jack flag and ten pound note."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This comic went on sale July 2, 1941, five months before Pearl Harbor"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I just realized that my parents were married on July 5, 1947!"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Enough personal stuff -on with the flags..."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""And well done on the date you picked for the wedding." Well, my dad and granddad wouldn't agree with you! We married on 5th July 1980, which happened to be the date of the Wimbledon men's tennis final - a historic match between…"
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