Covered 365: Day 25

A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in with your favourite corresponding cover, from any era.

Day 25 – Witches Tales, Artist – Howard Nostrand.

Witches Tales #25 is part of the old guard of classic pre code horror covers, it’s been a big deal for a long time. I’ve been lucky enough to own a few of these but it has to be at least 15 years since the last one.

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Walter Durajlija
Walter Durajlija is an Overstreet Advisor and Shuster Award winner. He owns Big B Comics in Hamilton Ontario.
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6 Comments

  1. Walt, love your choice here. This would have been my choice as well. What a scarce book this one seems to be. Great pick. I DO like Fantastic Four as well for this number. Classic Thing vs. Hulk cover.

  2. Glad to see that I finally picked a winner. I considered FF #25 but I see a couple of problems which are shared by many Kirby covers and have been preventing me from picking these:

    – The characters are too small. Kirby works as if his cover art is going to be enlarged, not reduced.

    – There is too much else going on, lots of folks somewhat transfixed with shocked expressions, rubble falling, etc.

    Compare to FF #112 and tell me that you don’t agree.

    I haven’t gotten ahead of the game much today but I will move to future days as I have time to review. My #26s:

    Marvel Mystery
    My Secret Love
    Phantom Stranger
    Rangers
    Sensation

  3. FF #25 is a good book but the cover is while good is not stellar. I was considering Astonishing Tales #25…

    Issue #26s were plentiful and I went with one of my favorite comic covers ever.

  4. Trying to get ahead of the game while I watch an uninspiring auction.

    Hard to even come up with five #27s that I would really recommend. My choices:

    Captain America Comics
    Detective [maybe not really a great cover, but I have to include it]
    Daredevil Comics
    Whiz
    Witching Hour

  5. Okay #28s and then I call it a night – will try to get a week ahead soon.

    Captain America Comics
    Catman
    Exciting
    Moon Knight
    Strange Tales

  6. A great choice and a well known PCH cover. Some good choices for #26 would be Captain Aero Comics, Ranger Comics, Planet Comics, Pep Comics, Hit Comics, and Captain Marvel Adventures.

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