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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
"One of the many regrets I have about my collection is that while I have all the super-hero 100 Pagers, I'm missing most of the mystery and war ones."
44 minutes ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"+1 Snakes and Ladders:"
6 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"There have been a few graphic novel spin-offs from George R.R. Martin's "Wild Cards" shared-world anthology series.  I've found three that actually show playing cards on the cover. Which makes the Cards total 118."
20 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"That's a nice idea.  The only reason I can see why we might not want to use it is that we burned through a lot of covers with Frankenstein's monster last April.  That was with the theme "Green People" (even though, as…"
20 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Two Joker covers, with cards"
21 hours ago
Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The Beyond from October 1952."
21 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's a two-parter starring the Royal Flush Gang with apparently 52 card people, not just five."
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Hey, that could be another future cover theme: Frankenstein-type monsters. No dice?"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"That's...a very good question, and one that didn't occur to me when I found and posted the cover.  Unfortunately, it's not one that I can answer.  All I know about this issue is that, according to Comic Vine "Madame…"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Bart always was a sore loser..."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Two more German Micky Maus, both featuring Gyro Gearloose"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Why did they have Death of the Endless hold a scythe? She never did/does, to my knowledge."
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Dice and a Spade:"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And one very different cover-as-card."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I'm sorry to say, it has already been posted, back here on 14th January.  On the bright side, you were the person who posted it, so you're not infringing anyone else's collection! I've posted a number of covers that mimic…"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Fourth in a series..."
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