Following Alex Raymond after his epic run on Flash Gordon must have been a daunting and debilitating task. A new standard for science fiction artwork had been set. So how did Austin Briggs do it? By forging his own path and doing great artwork, his way.
A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time Marvel Spotlight November 1993. This is the only one I have so I don’t know if it was a one-off…
A dark space adventure leading to the story eating its own tale so to speak. What starts as a classic 1990s space rush to stop extinction moves through time travel and its trappings. The set up is excellent, with a small cast and a slow exploration of each as the story unfolds.
Here’s an exceptional Marvel freebie from 1989: All About Collecting Comic Books. It’s a nice look at what Marvel thought comic readers needed to know about collecting back issues.
ComicLink recently wrapped up their October 2015 Focused Auction. This is the lower end auction that complements their larger Featured Auctions. Original Art in the Focused Auction is a grab…
A clean and precise look at Michael Turner’s output for DC, Superman/Batman: Michael Turner Gallery Edition will make a fan out of most readers. The art of comics legend Michael…
A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time DC Releases March 1988. Blackhawk by Howard Chaykin premieres with a mini-series, poster and t-shirt. Wonder Woman gets a massive poster. The Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told hardcover is announced along with Superman 3-D. Plus Cinder And Ashe!
A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time DC Releases February 1988. This time a Green Arrow monthly, poster and t-shirt as well. The Shadow Portfolio, History Of The DC Universe Limited Edition hardcover (limited to 10,000!). Plus a look at all the trade paperbacks available.