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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

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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
"Once upon a time...."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Even Aquaman succumbed to the invasion of a giant!"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I thought Sivana (Sivana jr, to be precise) was a little guy. Speaking of "little", here's one of the smaller giants to appear this month."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""I know that Orion is a big guy but this is ridiculous!""
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"that one reminded me of this... ...which reminded me of this... ...which remonded me of this:"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The relative sizes are so inconsistent here that I'm not 100% certain that even is a giant: While this comic, despite being a Giant-sized Titans, does not feature an actual giant. However, the angle and perspective certainly make Starfire look…"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The story represented by that [Adam] Strange Adventures cover is a reprint from Mystery in Space.  And look - it's another giant doppelganger turning up early for January! And, concerning reasons why Weird Secret Origins…"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A strange world, one might say. Did they ever explain his connection to Stephen?"
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Steve W replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion Three of a Kind
"Entry to the Fortress of Solitude was often a recipe for antagonism..."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Adam Strange succeeded in subverting the title of 'Strange Adventures' for a good many issues.  I loved Adam Strange at the time; I don't know why. Generally, in the late 60s I was a big superhero fan, and not a big sci-fi fan.…"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Ok, here goes.   1. It's a Giant issue 2. It features The Spectre, who, we've already agreed during this month, is a giant. 3. It features Congorilla, who sure looks like a giant to me."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another green giant"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This was so well done that it didn't invalidate any earlier stories."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""Captain, this is highly illogical! Somehow the Enterprise has been grabbed in space by a giant making vroom-vroom noises!""
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Oh, in that case, I will further explain that "Donald Blake" was a construct created by Odin to teach his headstrong son humility. "
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