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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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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"My favorite Tarzan cover, which I used to own"
1 hour ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another Little Audrey"
1 hour ago
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Geez, I thought Tarxan and Tantor were friends!"
6 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A collection of the Little Orphan Annie newspaper strips from 1927. An even earlier cover, from a 1909 copy of the satirical magazine Judge. A much more recent use of the Elephant and Donkey imagery, on a 1956 Mad cover."
9 hours ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I love how, in comicland, whether you live in a North American suburb or go to a big city high school, it's perfectly natural and unsurprising to come across elephants and gorillas. Melvin is clearly thinking, "gee, Audrey has a great way…"
9 hours ago
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It’s been a while since I last checked, so let’s see what Little Audrey’s been up to."
9 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another oldie"
13 hours ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Those tusks look more like a mastodon's but, anyway, this issue of Mammoth Comics from 1938 is I think our oldest proboscidean cover thus far."
20 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Was this published during a time they had depowered him?"
23 hours ago
Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"An elephant is so huge and heavy that its weight defies even the super-strong Supes!"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"YET another Baby Huey!"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I stand corrected!"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Forgive me, but I'm picturing someone saying this to a documentary camera. It pulls out on, "at that time, I had never even HEARD of Baby Huey," showing the speaker sitting in a room filled with the world's largest collection…"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another Baby Huey. When I was in college, I had a (pretty obnoxious) roommate for a time who, when he found out I liked comic books, made fun of me for supposedly reading Baby Huey. At that time I had never even HEARD of Baby Huey! Jerk."
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""Sun Runners was a mid-80s sci-fi book published by First Comics..." Pacific Comics."
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