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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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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""Adapted from the classic novel by Jules Verne"?? The First Men in the Moon was by H.G. Wells.  Verne's two novels of lunar travel were De la Terre à la Lune and Autour de la Lune (English titles From the Earth to the Moon…"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Of course there was a lot of this going on when Neil Armstrong first arrived."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The moon sets the mood for Swamp Thing!"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Mouse and Moon?  How about this?  It's a French Disney cover from 1986, commemorating the 25th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's space flight."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"we've covered Doomsday, we've covered spiders, we've even covered 6 Superboys. But has anyone yet mentioned a mouse? and, given that the moon is allegedly made of green cheese, it seems an obvious place for a mouse to head to."
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The very first issue of DC's Strange Adventures featured an 8-page adaptation of George Pal's 1950 film "Destination Moon".  Original screenplay by Robert Heinlein, comic script by Gardner Fox, interior art by Curt Swan."
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A weird World's Finest cover"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Sooner or later, someone was going to do a post of this nature, so let's just get it out of the way:"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"My son suggested Eclipso as a natural for this month.  We just had the cover below for last month so here is another Eclipso cover with the moon eclipsing the sun."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I don't think that this accurately depicts Man's first trip to the moon. Surely a rocket is quicker and more efficient."
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""A Moon, a Girl... a Zombie!""
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