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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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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Assuming anyone survived shrinking to microbe size, the apparent loss of all weather, and the yoinking of the earth out of orbit and onto a passing spaceship. Also, is he resting his arm on Alaska? Below: did that pig take lessons from the Big Bad…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And the people on the east coast of Brazil must be scared out of their minds!"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I guess that, before you can truly believe that you're exiled from your home planet forever, it's important to get an accurate reading of its precise size.  It would obviously make a significant difference if the Earth had shrunk to…"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It seems that here in the “A Cover a Day” pocket universe in the Captain Comics multiverse that we have a birthday. Happy Birthday Steve!"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another monster that raises some questions of proportion and perspective.  It’s head is about the size of the raft but its tail is as big around as a submarine, which seems to be only a foot or two distant from the raft."
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"We know these are superhuman bikers, since they can not only knock down the Man of Steel, they are perfectly comfortable leaping into the air at great height using a track designed for that express purpose, and which does not appear wide enough to…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"So, you're a crook with a gun. You stand there waiting for Batman to set up this huge slingshot. You either shoot multiple times and miss every time or you're a criminal who is a very good sport and waits."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"More problems with perspective... Is that a really tiny skyscraper?  Or has the monster got an incredibly long neck with a head far too small for its body?  Why has it turned its head upside down for Hawkman to punch it?  Why does…"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"“Now, Prof. Hugo, I know that right now it feels like you’ve made the big time, being a member of Batman’s rogues gallery and all.  Up there with the Joker and Penguin, but don’t get a swelled head over this; it could…"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"You know, pretty much everything is wrong with this cover. First of all, Archie's version of the Shadow, after the first issue, was denuded of everything that made the Shadow memorable and turned into this dopey, derivative superhero. And while…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The Flash has body problems The famous "feeling I'm being turned into a puppet" cover The swelled head cover the shared you-know-what cover"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And a pretty slow news year if that was the Story of the Year!"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"These are pretty lame bad guys if a Bat-Baby scares them."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Looks like they did it again a few years later."
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