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Superman's birthday

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luke Blanchard Sep 26. 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. 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. 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

Books about Comic Books

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Willis Aug 29. 69 Replies

I don't know about you guys but I'm a sucker for books about comic books. I have a large number (probably more than twenty) and most of them are devoted to the golden or silver age. I'm always…Continue

Tags: silver-age, comic, books

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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Mister Mystery March 1952.  Cover art by Ross Andru.  Great cover."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Crisis on Multiple Earths"
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3 replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Luke and Phillip - Thanks for the info tidbits. I hadn't noticed the timing, and had no clue about Roy wanting to revive her. I'll add that info to my piece on her. Meanwhile, since Miss America is apparently the approved substitute for…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Yeah, the first version of Drax had the same skull motif. Brian Falsworth was supposed to be the first Mighty Destroyer saying that Timely's Keen Marlow didn't exist except as an alias. As Luke says, Brian assumes his father's mantle…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"That's what Roy Thomas wanted DC to do so she could replace Wonder Woman in the Justice Society Post-Crisis. They didn't so Roy had to use Quality's Miss America."
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Luke Blanchard replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I never noticed their visual similarity. Now you've pointed it out, I'm sure you're right. A Golden Age Destroyer story was reprinted in Marvel Super-Heroes #12. That's the issue that introduced Captain Marvel, so…"
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Fred W. Hill replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It's a wonder that DC hasn't purchased the rights to Moon Girl and brought her back after all these decades."
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Fred W. Hill replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Hmm, I'd heard of this character before, one of Stan Lee's earliest character ideas if I recall correctly.  Looking at this cover immediately brought to my mind Starlin's Drax the Destroyer and I strongly suspect Starlin's…"
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Luke Blanchard replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Wonder Woman originally wore boots, and switched to sandals in 1949. I think that was likely in imitation of Moon Girl."
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3 replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Tomorrow's post got bumped for David Cassidy, so Moon Girl, the real Moon Girl, makes her appearance here - a Title bearing female superhero from 1948......with a male sidekick to rescue... ...and big butts to kick... I'd watch this…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Not just monsters. Nazi monsters!"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Mystic Comics #8 featuring the Mighty Destroyer!"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A bigger "Plan M"."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another Misters Terrific"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Mister Mind versus Captain Marvel!"
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