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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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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Peter, I love the idea for May of "Big Guns". My vote goes for this option. Anyone else care to comment? And to see out February, I still have covers left. Here's two."
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And a couple of covers about movie making"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Let’s see, Batman"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The first Disney movie star to be featured in Dell's Four Color Comics was Bambi and apparently Thumper was a draw too!"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here are two "Movies" covers to remind us of the themes for the next two months. In March, it's "Cats" (and cat-themed adventurers): In April, it's "Dogs" (and, I guess, dog-themed adventurers - though I…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"From 1956 From 1958"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A 1961 version of a 50s movie. An astronaut crashes into an invisible asteroid, shrinks to the size of the inhabitants and meets pretty alien women."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A wonderfully crazy movie"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I don't recall now if anyone posted this one during "elephants" or "jungle girl" months, but it's interesting to note that Marvel was still adapting "smash hit films" of other properties into the 1980s."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Kirk Douglas and John Wayne"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Speaking of Kirk Douglas Doctor Hmmm? said: Geez Louise, do NOT tick off Kirk Douglas!"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This 1962 movie featured a family in Argentina and later occupied France and involved with the SS. The cover choice has German soldiers either consorting with or molesting French women. This movie poster (reproduced on the DVD box) probably would…"
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Doctor Hmmm? replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Geez Louise, do NOT tick off Kirk Douglas!"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Two westerns.  Yellowstone Kelly's cover makes a big deal of Edd "Kookie" Byrnes, who was a teen heartthrob seen on the TV show 77 Sunset Strip (a non-existent address)."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Two more early "Movie" covers featuring Batman (from 1949 and 1953, respectively)."
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