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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
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Based upon Richard Willis' kind offer above, while the two covers from George Perez's brief run on the last The Brave and the Bold revival I'm posting tonight don't beat what is probably his record holder (JLA/Avengers #3) for…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Counting today we have four days left for this theme. Anyone who has a lot of unposted covers should feel free to most multiples."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's a great sequence of Legion of Super-Heroes covers by George Perez."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"George also did some "Dial H For Hero" covers for Adventure Comics. He tried to make them look as good as possible! Then again, DC could theoretically use any of these fan creations whenever they want!"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A mere 1000 issues? What a newcomer! As I pointed out on the "Three of a kind" discussion: "The Beano has been published weekly since 1938, and issue #4000 came out at the end of August 2019." Shonen Jump is up to #2652 (not…"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I'm amazed that we've got this far through the month without seeing any covers from DC's Who's Who.  No further! For volume III, I'm particularly fond of the worried looks that Brainiac 5 and Brainwave jr are casting…"
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"George Perez teamed up with Mark Waid on a revival of The Brave and The Bold in 2007, producing interior art for the first 10 issues and the covers for the initial 12 of its 35 issue run. Personally, I would have loved for the title to make it to 36…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"DC emailed me this article celebrating George Perez' art, particularly group shots. After a couple of paragraphs it is solid artwork. George Pérez and the Art of the Group Shot"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Marvel Comics supposedly would have reached 1000 monthly issues in 2019 had it not been cancelled. Issues #88 through #999 were never published but Marvel counted them anyway."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"George Perez' cover is one of several for this 2019 "#1000" non-event. They must be counting something other than issues of a particular title. GCD doesn't have any notes explaining the numbering. marvel.fandom.com says that…"
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