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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

Books about Comic Books

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Willis Aug 29, 2017. 69 Replies

I don't know about you guys but I'm a sucker for books about comic books. I have a large number (probably more than twenty) and most of them are devoted to the golden or silver age. I'm always…Continue

Tags: silver-age, comic, books

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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"As mentioned when we were doing parody and homage covers, these two separate "empty uniform" covers from the same mini-series are both inspired by earlier Flash covers.  Sadly, they don't show Flash's uniform, so they…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Guess who the villain of this issue is? "
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Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Wonder Woman gives up her costume...again!"
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's another example of the "costume in the bin, owner walking away" cover trope, from April 1990. Strangely, the following very similar cover was published in the exact same month.  As far as I can tell, there's no…"
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JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"You'd think Blue Beetle would have called it quits more frequently than the Flash:"
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Richard Willis 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 thought about that too.  But with his ability to vibrate his molecules he could just vibrate into his costume, even if it is one piece.  It would probably take a lot of practice.  Maybe we're just overthinking things. …"
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Jeff of Earth-J 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
"1. That guy has an oddly specific collection. 2.He might not get clobbered, but will he be able to stand up to the mockery over that costume? And given the colour-scheme, will Spider-man mistake him for a supervillain?"
Thursday
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Switching legs apparently includes switching leg-coverings. I would guess that the upper and lower portions of Flash's uniform are separate or he couldn't get into it. I don't remember seeing artwork that depicted his uniform in two…"
Thursday
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I'll be back on the road again tomorrow, so until I get my iPad sorted out I may not be posting any covers for a while.  So two more--stretching the concept of "empty costume" to include "laundry.""
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I had these two lined up to post.  I was going to title it "unsettling."  "
Thursday
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Empty suits/costumes certainly is a Flash thing."
Thursday
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Here's an observation.  When we see Flash's costume come out of his ring it looks like a one piece garment.  Such as But plenty of the covers indicate that his boots are separate. And there's even a cover that indicates he…"
Thursday
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A couple more with Superman, but not necessarily with Superman's costume."
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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I seem to remember reading that story, Philip.  The clue about the "last and strangest" bat-suit, "to be used only in the worst emergency" is in the chest emblem.  It isn't a bat, it's a bird with a red…"
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Mon-El,Duo Damsel, Ultra Boy, Superboy, Matter-Eater Lad

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