Thursday, September 28, 2017

The Spawn Of Sligguth by Barry Smith


Doc Strange hannae looked this good since Steve Ditko left.  Marvel Premiere 3 and 4 are a real blip on the art radar

Death Dealer Window Cling by Frank Frazetta





"The carnage begins this winter" (tell me about it).  Okay, the first image is really a sticker, but window cling sounded so....opposite of Death Dealer

Cap VS The Panther by Jack Kirby



Conan The Barbarian #6 Cover by Barry Smith

May have said this afore, but 1971 found me in Nurnberg, Germany, missing stateside TV and movies and Mickey D's (although being there was phenom, an I just dinnae know).  I took out the trash one night, and sitting next to the dumpster was a box stuffed with Sad Sack comics.  Read them all that night, but it wasnae my cupa tea, so I soon joined the troops of kids going door- to- door on Saturday mornings (missing Jetsons and Flintstones, also) trading comics with other kids.  This is onea the first comics I traded for

Magnet Of Magento by Steve Ditko












My own complaint with earth was that it exists at all.  Sheesh, that's like darker than Darkseid.  Believe I've posted the cover before, commenting on splashes used as covers, but this is def Ditko at his height, curling fingers that only exists in Ditko-land

Fantasy Crossroads Cover by Rich Corben


Once ina while, I have these serendips at the various comic shops, where I see sumpnsumpn that has haunted me without known it, and here's another

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017

A Cap'n America "Splash" by Jack Kirby



Snorkl'n at my own word-play

What About Bob? by Frank Frazetta


First is Squa Tront #3's version, and then what looks to be the original Conan sketch

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Jason Drum by Gil Kane
















Onea the more bizarre in our pursuit of great comic art, this French sequel to Blackmark(?) is kinda like the ancient books in Doctor Strange....we hear weird rumors about them, but they must not be for most mortal eyes