Tag Alex Toth

Week 24: Good Wood

Week 24 already, it’s nice and warm up where I am and I’m really enjoying the weather. Also enjoying a sip of Bushmills as I post these nice splash pages. Sal Buscema gives us something interesting in this splash page…

Week 14: Anything Goes

No April Fools prank from me today, just some good clean splashing around. Oh and one other thing, I’m trying to keep Making a Splash a spur of the moment post, I want to try and feel the moment each…

Jonny Quest Remastered on Blu-Ray

As a self-proclaimed “son of the silver age” my introduction to comics really took off from watching the Saturday Morning cartoons in 1967 which introduced me to the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man. That was truly the catalyst that brought me…

Web Arted #289

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Toth, Raymond, Eisner, Wrightson, Mignola.

Web Arted #281

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Adams, Toth, Austin, Ayers, Kirby, Colletta, Capp.

Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 5

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition. This month we take a long look at IDW’s Artist’s Edition Numbering, shipping changes, March 2017 Previews, January 2017 Sales Numbers, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales January 2017, America’s Best Comics Artist’s Edition, Alex Toth’s Bravo For Adventure Artist’s Edition, and Wally Wood’s EC Stories Artist’s Edition.

Review | Bravo For Adventure

Advertised as "Alex Toth's Magnum Opus", Bravo For Adventure is a handsome collection and fitting conclusion to the Library Of American Comics' look at this master artist.

Bravo for Adventure!

Alex Toth is without a doubt one of the most versatile artists ever to grace the pages of the comic book industry. His incredible ability to tell a story in any genre, whether it was western, romance, horror or anything…

Toronto Comic Book Show Report

On July 6th I had the opportunity to attend the Toronto Comic Book Show (TCBS) for the first time. This was the second TCBS after its inaugural show in May. You won’t see any cosplay or signings at TCBS—the show’s organizers are 100% focused on serving those who just want to get their hands on books (both raw and graded). The admission person I spoke with said they expected over 400 people throughout the day. While that’s a far cry from some of the bigger Toronto shows or US shows, it’s a pretty respectable number considering TCBS is a collector-first show.

The Life and Art of Alex Toth

If you are a regular follower of this column, you may recall in the Batman Year One column from a few weeks ago, how I likened David Mazzucchelli’s work to that of Alex Toth. Well this week the third and…

ComicConnect December 2013 Event Auction Original Art

Another auction wrap up for ComicConnect, with the first of five sessions being original art that closed on Monday night. Unfortunately ComicConnect doesn't seem to provide browsing of items after the auction has closed so it's hard to see a solid recap of all activities, but you can save items in a Watch List. Some interesting items came up, and I've featured six below for discussion.

ComicLink December 2013 Featured Auction Original Art

Another hot auction ended this week with ComicLink's November 2013 Featured Auction, our focus here on their original art. A reoccuring pattern seems to be emerging: Ditko Spider-Man pages command the highest bids, followed by Kirby early Marvels and then everything else. A lot of bargains to be had for those with an eye to the long term investment. As always a few items caught my eye and six are discussed below. Please chime in with your comments.