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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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Peter Wrexham replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"He also produced this DC Special Zatanna one-shot in 1987.  I bought it at the time because I liked the character, but I also vaguely knew the artist from his work on The Illustrated Roger Zelazny.  This is a book collection of…"
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Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A nice Steve Ditko cover. The only issue of Mysterious Suspense and the only time Charlton gave The Question an entire issue."
9 hours ago
Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Same year, same brand, different artist. This is Artie Simek at his very best. "
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Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"It's the 27th of September and it's taken this long to get to my first Kirby cover.  And what a cover - the unearthly depiction of a mutant who is able to absorb and mimic the powers of everyone around him - this comic practically…"
10 hours ago
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This was probably my first Defenders and what a mismatched bunch of characters! A Monster who the entire world is afraid of, the Sorcerer Supreme, a B-list Hawkman wannabe who started as a C-list Batman wannabe and the gritty, urban Hero For…"
13 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Hmm... reminds me of..."
13 hours ago
Lee Houston, Junior replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"There's not a hint of purple in this one, but considering I'm still single and have always been pro-super heroine... (Image courtesy of the Grand Comics Database.)"
13 hours ago
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A nice purple Spidey vs. Wolvie."
16 hours ago
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Great.  Thanks.  We've been batting that one around for a while.  It should be fun."
16 hours ago
Steve W replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Sure - from Peter at the beginning of this month... October's "Lineups" theme includes Jeff's original suggestion of "Two groups of hero or villains lined up against each other", but also characters lined…"
16 hours ago
Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Lady Blackhawk (and a purple sky).   Would someone remind me what our theme is for October— time to see if a transition cover is possible."
18 hours ago
JD DeLuzio replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"This series, everywhere for a time thanks to it being given away by police forces and schools in Canada, 1990, features one of the best covers for a PSA comic and one of the worst. Todd MacFarlane did the cover for Part One, which takes Spidey to…"
19 hours ago
Richard Willis replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Dave Palmer said: I find #96 amusing in that there is a topless woman on a Code approved comic, and one from Archie to boot. (See also Kamandi #6.) Both the Madhouse #96 and Kamandi #6 have strategically placed long hair over the breasts. As for…"
21 hours ago
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Gray Morrow also penciled, inked AND colored DC Comics Presents #65 (Ja'84). The coloring part I vividly recall as he gave Superman "grey" hair instead of his normal "dark blue"."
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Dave Palmer replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"How could I forget.  Gray Morrow is one of the co-creators of Man-Thing (Savage Tales #1).  Here is a cover he did."
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Jeff of Earth-J replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Illusions comic online."
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