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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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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Firestorm and a version of Killer Frost"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The last discussion we had on future themes was back on page 797.  The sort-of tentative list at that time was: June - The Moon July - Flags August - Foreign locations September - Giants October - Vampires & Werewolves "Giants"…"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"JD DeLuzio Okay, that's it! For the next month that does not already have a theme, I propose MST3K Month. Each day, we post the most bizarre, puzzling, or ridiculous covers accompanied by a problematic question or a wise-ass observation.…"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Okay, that's it! For the next month that does not already have a theme, I propose MST3K Month. Each day, we post the most bizarre, puzzling, or ridiculous covers accompanied by a problematic question or a wise-ass observation. Judging from this…"
13 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And even in an imaginary story, in those days he was always wearing his prison uniform."
14 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"First time he ever wore a tie!"
14 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"While we're considering cover scenes that just don't seem to make sense (why stand with your feet an uncomfortable distance apart, and your back to the JLA as you announce your betrayal?), how about this one? Unless Lex has super-speed in…"
15 hours ago
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And would anyone guess that was Snapper to begin with?"
17 hours ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""Of course, given that I'm standing a short distance from some of the most powerful people on earth, announcing my betrayal of them maniacally whilst I remove my mask is quite possibly the least intelligent thing I could do! Ah ha…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The original "Snapper Carr...Super-Traitor!" and its modern retelling. But Snapper thought he was helping "John Dough" not the Joker! "
19 hours ago
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The X-Men are a treasure trove of characters that started as adversaries then ended up as allies or even joining the X-Men"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"These aren't quite comics: one is an illustrated children's book and the other is a comic-cover-looking theatre poster: Only seven more shopping months until Christmas!"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"At first I couldn't see the cover posted. I noticed a message in red tet near the top of my browser that said "failure to load content......" I Refreshed/Reloaded the page and then I could see it."
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It would be great if it were, but it's actually of recent vintage."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Elongated Man (hero), Connie Noleski (would-be hero), Pied Piper and Chunk (reformed villains) working together to try and find a missing Flash (Wally West)."
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