Monday, April 12, 2021

First Cap'n Action by Wally Wood


If you discount the lame cover, this is the first Cap'n Action by ANYONE (cept'n the toy drawings, since he was already an action figure--not a doll!- but this would be the first comicbook image).  That drawn-out explanation reminds me of my love, who sometimes makes me doze while she's explain'n sumpn
 

Sunday, April 11, 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Thursday, April 8, 2021

Fire And Rain by Barry Smith



 Yeah, I know what yer think'n--you've also seen sunny days you thought would never end, and lonely times when you cunnae find a friend

The Black Terror by John Fantucchio





 First is an ad on the back of RBCC 57 (Deadman is on the front by John), then the cover being advertised

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Check All Guns Here! by Jim Steranko







 Okay, help the Cap'n out here.  Cannae tell what the top line of the sign says, and cannae recall what fanzine this was



Coupla Fanzine illustrations by Brent Anderson



 

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Sunday, April 4, 2021

Easter Island by Jack Kirby











Okay, some of this is a stretch, but they all embrace this great concept Jack had (I know, one of about a bazillion great concepts).  I met Jack and Roz when they came to Boulder in the eighties or early nineties to visit a nephew attending CU.  Woulda been cool if their nephew told them about a local band, Big Head Todd & The Monsters (still going strong, by the by)
 

Saturday, April 3, 2021

British Version Of My Favorite Cover




Now I wanna look for Jim Steranko on the other UK comics



 

Friday, April 2, 2021

Traitor by Gil Kane
















 Maybe because Kane dinnae do the covers, maybe because it was published in the wrong century (this one), but here's another totally missed by the Cap'n tour de force.  Traitor looks like a Bart Sears creation, the anatomy rocks, and I love me some Gil Kane techno