Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions #1, Marvel Comics, June 1982 We owe this week’s Undervalued Spotlight to my Comic Culture podcast co-host Chris Owen. On a recent show Chris…
John Romita Jr
One of the most interesting things about walking away from this great hobby of ours, which is what I did between 1992 and 2002, is finding out what you missed when you return. Both positive and negative.
This week Heritage wrapped up its 2014 February 20 – 22 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction, covering a large array of classic covers and stunning artwork. A nice mix of silver age covers, modern classics and a range of strip art. The big winner was the cover to Action Comics issue 15 for $286,800.00, but these five pieces caught my eye.
It’s time for another update from BIFF SOCKO, TWO-FISTED NEWSHOUND. Biff Socko covers Comic Book News like zits on the A-V Club. Faster than Perry White! Stronger than J. Jonah Jameson! Hotter than Cat Grant. He is…BIFF SOCKO!
A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last seven days: Ross, Adams, Bolland, Cooks, Cockrum, Miller, Dell’Otto, Opena, Buscema, Byrne, Mignola, Romita Jr., Russell, Rivera, Rude, Nguyen, Young, Maleev, Kirby and more!