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Sketching silver-age Covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve W Sep 5. 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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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And when I look at this "Gorilla Warfare" cover again, I notice that it's also a "Three Wise Monkeys" cover, and I remember that I've got one of those (in Dutch!) ready to post."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"We've seen (1) a whole load (2) of covers (3) using the "Gorilla Warfare" (4) pun (5). Here's number 6, with Scooby-Doo. And number 7, with the Super-Friends."
2 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I just posted and then deleted a cover someone else posted. In the process of verifying this I discovered one I had posted that I didn't catch. Here's one that I think is new."
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I've totally lost track of what I've posted and what I haven't posted this month, so apologies if this cover has appeared before."
8 hours ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The cover selections indicate that (POTA stories excepted) DC has been more inclined than Marvel to build a story around an ape, but Marvel is hardly sans simian:"
11 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I think that retcon also originated in the Phil Foglio mini-series. Popeye meets the Queen of the Gorillas - and apparently has some bondage-related ideas about her!"
13 hours ago
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Angel O’Day and Dumb Bunny of the Inferior Five are half-sisters."
22 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here are a couple more appearances of Angel and The Ape, Angel O'Day and Sam Simeon. The first comes from the 1991 mini-series by Phil Foglio, who is probably best known now for the Girl Genius webcomic.  If I remember rightly, this…"
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And, talking of men dressed as apes, what about apes dressed as men?"
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"And if guys in ape suits count, we can’t leave this fella out."
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Dave Palmer 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
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I’m going to include this cover with this one.  It’s the same cover, but the way it’s been reworked it almost becomes a different cover."
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Gibbons are “lesser apes.”  The Gibbon is a guy in a suit but so was Ape-Man of the Ani-Men."
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