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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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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Well noticed JD, and thanks for pointing that out. Ok, moving on from lamest robot, how about nominations for the stupidest? Here's my nomination (and I'm keeping my fingers crossed that no-one's posted this already)."
56 minutes ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It was the first post of the month, but worth another look. I'm not sure which is less solid-- the robot or the shopping cart."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Perhaps we should have a competition this month for the lamest looking robot to ever appear on a cover. I nominate this one."
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Human-looking robots are called "androids"; C-3PO (for example) is an android robot; R2-D2 is not. Apropos what the public thought of Hourman's name, I wonder what they thought of Green Lantern's. The name of Earth-3's…"
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The Baron replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I bet there were people who thought he was "Ourman", 'cause he's on "our" side."
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Unless Hourman made a big deal out of it by announcing it to the world (“My powers only last an hour at a time”), I think people would chalk it up to egotistical hyperbole:  “Hourman, The Man of the Hour.” Of course, if…"
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The Baron replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Those remind me of the robots from Undersea Kingdom, that looked like walking water heaters,"
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The Baron replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Mechazawa, the robot that hates technology, literally looks down on Kamiyama."
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JD DeLuzio 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
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Human looking robots"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Was his weakness to wood known to the general public?  If it was something that criminals knew about, then they would certainly have exploited it. On a related note, how did the bad guys discover Superman’s weakness to kryptonite? He…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion Comical Comic Cuts
"(Only happened AFAIK in the Tobey McGuire movies)"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I looked and looked for a cover with the Golden Age Green Lantern fighting a wooden robot. Came up empty."
19 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"so is Flash a puppet or a robot?  A puppet needs a puppet master and strings, a robot is self-ambulatory.  Maybe Pinocchio is a robot? IMO, Abra Kadabra only changed Flash's appearance. He was neither a puppet nor a…"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Well noticed JD, and thanks for pointing that out. Ok, moving on from lamest robot, how about…"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It was the first post of the month, but worth another look. I'm not sure which is less solid--…"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion DC's 1st Issue Specials
"THE CREEPER: WRITER SCRIPTER: Michael Fleisher ARTIST: Steve Ditko PEDIGREE: Silver Age Steve…"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Perhaps we should have a competition this month for the lamest looking robot to ever appear on a…"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Human-looking robots are called "androids"; C-3PO (for example) is an android robot;…"
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The Baron replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I bet there were people who thought he was "Ourman", 'cause he's on…"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Unless Hourman made a big deal out of it by announcing it to the world (“My powers only last…"
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The Baron replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Those remind me of the robots from Undersea Kingdom, that looked like walking water heaters,…"
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The Baron replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Mechazawa, the robot that hates technology, literally looks down on Kamiyama."
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JD DeLuzio 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
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Human looking robots"
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