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Sketching silver-age Covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve W on Tuesday. 5 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
"Congratulations, J.D!  You've just made the 7200th post on this discussion (and this is presumably post #7201)."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I found a different Classics publication of Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe". What I particularly like about this version is how terrible the art is.  The face of Robinson Crusoe reminds me of pictures showing the church fresco in…"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"More Bugs on the beach. He's using his famous ability to disregard physics on the second cover:"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Opps, here’s Kona."
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Turok and Kona"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The beach, surfing, World War II and searching for Ben Grimm!"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I would imagine that the Popeye cover comes from the summer of 1971, as Britain went decimalised on 15th February 1971.  Companies continued to display both the new "decimal" price and the old "shillings and pence" price for…"
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Emerkeith Davyjack replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"..Yeah, thank you.. and it now occurs to me that an American comic wouldn"tout " Holiday Dlecisl " on a summer beach gag. It seems to me, anyway, that " Holiday , in British means more , a holiday by the sea/in Blackpool…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Emerkeith Davyjack said: Is thod, with a 1970 copyright. from Britain in 1970? I seem to recall that British money became decimalized with the beginning of 1970 - with both a P price and a " Bob's and bits , pre-decimal price...for other…"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"We're just supposed to assume that Bluto/Brutus did something to deserve being buried alive. And where did those two Village of the Damned-spawn come from, just behind Popeye. Also-- what's up with the polka-dot-wearing character in the…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Because they featured the first movie appearances of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, I recently watched My Friend Irma (1949) and My Friend Irma Goes West (1950). They were cute, enjoyable movies spun off from the My Friend Irma radio show. I had never…"
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