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Sketching silver-age Covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve W Sep 5. 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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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Ghost Rider in Spanish is "El Motorista Fantasma". Another cover that I could have posted last month."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The first appearance of the Jack Russell* Werewolf by Night in Marvel Spotlight #2, from Sweden. *  At that time I didn't get the joke (intentional or not) because I hadn't heard of that breed of dog."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Find one more cover that uses the same idea, and you've got an entry for Three of a Kind! In 1966, Tirion, a publisher in the Netherlands, brought out two issues of comics reprinting stories of Tower's T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents, under the…"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This isn't the jolliest of non-English superhero Christmas covers: The now-defunct Dallas Time Herald ran a few promo Marvel comics in the 1980s, all set in Dallas. At least some were available in both English and Spanish."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Detective 359 from Norway"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This isn't a foreign language cover, but I stumbled upon this. DC reused the same cover scene and dialogue from Mr District Attorney on Detective Comics one year later!"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A Brazilian Harley Quinn, cover dated July 2016: The original version, from December 2015:"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This issue promises Batman Christmas stories. I just hope that Mr.Freeze can let it go."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"From Mexico, their reprint of Blackhawk #117. Yet another Mr Freeze. I just noticed that the blurb at the top of the original version makes it sound like Mr Freeze is giving out ice cream coupons."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Iconic cover. The German version of The Avengers."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's a Christmassy example.  No speech bubbles on the French version from 1959. The 1957 original, complete with a (somewhat superfluous) speech bubble."
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"While it's not a seasonal cover, Iceland is a pretty chill country."
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