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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

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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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"From George's last year of his first stint at Marvel! "
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I posted a Star Trek cover by George Perez a few days ago.  Here's his version of another classic set of television space explorers, the Robinson family from Lost in Space."
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Running late, again, but anyway... There will be at least as many collections and remembrance albums for George Perez in the future as there was published during his lifetime. Below is one of the latter, courtesy of Google, and I have tried several…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Oops! He usually drew Kyle Raynor well but I've only seen Hal Jordan looking right once. YMMV. "
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"That's Kyle Raynor, not Hal Jordan."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another wrap-around. I don't like his Hal Jordan."
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Took down my previous post when I realized it was a dupe. Realized no posted this one yet."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Supergirl through the years!  (btw & IMO only, I don't think that Dick Giordano was a good fit for George. When Dick inks, everything tends to look like his style rather than the penciller's.)"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""George Perez pencils" are evidently reckoned to be such a selling point that it's worthwhile advertising them on these covers.  On the second cover, they've even dropped Isaac Asimov's name to make room!"
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"While I don't know whether or not George Perez got to draw everybody that existed within his lifetime, he definitely could draw anybody well. Even this guy, courtesy of the Grand Comics Database."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I got the Best of DC Digest #3 (F'80) that reprinted the Russian Starfire's first and only appearance so at least I knew who he was! "
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another George Perez cover image that crosses over between issues of multiple series.  Whoever selected the images for the different issues made a mistake, though.  To get the correct full image, part 4 of "War of the Green…"
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Been a VERY long day and I barely got here in time, but while not part of her own series, one good George Perez Wonder Woman illustration deserves another... (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
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