Thursday, June 13, 2024

Sir Mansfield Goes To Battle by Wally Wood


 From the great Dell comic (?) Boris Karloff #9.  Pretty bland story, but Woody was amaz'n on all the details, especially the castle

Barbarian Hack'n Thru The Jungle by Berni Wrightson


 Have no idea who the pointy-eared narrator is ,or any other aspect of this early pencil, but I dig it

Sunday, June 9, 2024

Where Unicorns Come From by Barry Smith

Not sure when or where I first saw this, but I do remember thinking, "Of course!  The armor on a battle horse could have led to the concept of a unicorn!"  Gotta be some Unicorn experts out there who can straighten me out.... 

Friday, June 7, 2024

The Barbarians Centerspread Of Comixscene #5 by Jim Steranko




First is the postage-stamp-sized ad that appeared in comic books of the day, then (not much bigger) the ad that appeared in later Comixscenes
 

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Orion's Darkseid by Jack Kirby




 






Nine years ago, that second image was like 12 feet high at an exhibit I so wanted to go to

Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Lotsa Lethal Legion by John Buscema




 Being so broke I can't even pay attention just never gets old!  I'm sure I've seen the lay-outs for Avengers #79 (onea my fav fellow bloggers has had it up for twelve years), I just never noticed the prelim and the cover, while being just the same, are COMPLETELY different

Monday, June 3, 2024

Dynamo VS Robots by Wally Wood




A year later, Radian takes on some tin cans.  The same robots in the unused Dynamo and the cover of Thunder #1 makes me think Dynamo was originally gonna come out first.  I believe, by the by, that the third image shoulda been the cover to the last Dynamo