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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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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Okay, so I botched the mouse post. How about a pair of pre-Crisis Terra-Men?"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"If you want multiple Mickeys, this comic promises 300 of them!"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Reminds me of..."
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Steve W 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
"Minnie is Mickey in drag! Seriously, I couldn't see the bow, and the costume looked like button pants to me. I was working off a small image that I blew up."
18 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Not really doppelgangers, but costumed dummies."
19 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"That sure looks like Minnie to me. Is it Mickey in drag?"
19 hours ago
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Believe it or not, it took me a few minutes to realize that there were THREE Torches on this cover: Jim Hammond, Toro and Johnny Storm! And I saw the "4" right away and thought it was just a homage or something!"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Surely another word for an alter-ego is a doppelganger..."
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Indeed! One of the most impressive crossovers ever, IMO, Archie Meets the Punisher, involves the Punisher pursuing a criminal doppelganger of Archie, who, by chance, decides to hide out in Riverdale. However, he does not appear on either of the…"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Just like Metropolis, Riverdale too seems to be a hotbed of doppelgängers. Sometimes it's Jugheads. Sometimes it's Archies. Sometimes, it's even a visitor to town."
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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
"We could have had an entire month of Earth-1/Earth-x crossovers. Instead,Mickey Mouse welcomes the 1930s Disney characters, including a Mini Mickey (though no Minnie)."
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Is every incarnation of Green Lantern merely a doppelganger of the first incarnation? If so, there are a lot of doppelgangers out there..."
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The doppelganger trope dates back far longer than comic books. Below are the earliest examples I could find."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another "robot twin""
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