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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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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Ok, not an 'unfeasibly' large weapon, but this cover was the first one ever created on a Mac, rather than using conventional pencil and paper, so I thought it appropriate to include it."
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The main problem with always boasting that you're "faster than a speeding bullet" is that eventually you're going to have to prove it!"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Thanks for the explanation, Jeff.  I recognise Harvey Kurtzman's name, but am not really familiar with his work, so didn't notice the similarities.  However, looking at the "Two-Fisted Tales" cover that Dave's…"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Another Nexus..."
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A Martian and Harvey Kurtzman"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This cover made the cut:"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"My original comment (now deleted) was about how hard that cover was channeling Harvey Kurtzman. Then I noticed the signature and thought, "Duh!" and removed it. I think it's supposed to be "Two men for Kurtzman." "
19 hours ago
Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I guess that this is the "signature" you mean:  Is that meant to be read as something like "2[man] 4 Kurtz[man]"?  Is that a reference to Harvey Kurtzman?  If so, why?  And what does "2[man]" mean?"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Note the signature. "
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Covers with big guns are not necessarily always ultra violent.  Here we see how heavy weaponry can be incorporated into your daily Pilates regime."
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Richard Willis 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
"Tank Girl makes another appearance:"
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Thanks, Lee! Yes, That's the one I was thinking of. "
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"JD DeLuzio said: I see your Cables and raise you two Deadpools: I finally saw Deadpool 2 yesterday. Domino is a real kick. Luck may be the best superpower of all. Looking forward to the promised third installment. So in honor of the movie here is my…"
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Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I'm not sure what it looks like on Earth-J, but I found this Pryde-Starlord cover on Google Jeff."
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