Tag Batman

Covered 365: Day 301

Four Color #301, Dell Comics, November 1950. Artist: Un-credited. A fine use of light and dark and the shadows in between on the un-credited cover to Four Color #301, the Zane Grey covers are my favourite Western covers in the…

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Covered 365: Day 299

World’s Finest #299, DC Comics, January 1984. Artist: Ed Hannigan. I know its a silly cover but I like looking at Ed Hannigan’s cover to World’s Finest #299. What could be better than a cover that allows me to type…

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Covered 365: Day 292

Batman #292, DC Comics, October 1977. Artist: Jim Aparo. Least amount of options today, I counted 36 covers to choose from. At least there was a clear winner, Jim Aparo at it again with another strong cover for Batman #292.…

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Covered 365: Day 291

Batman #291, DC Comics, September 1977. Artist: Jim Aparo. Day #291 was a bit underwhelming though I do think the winner is a keeper. One of the most sought after Batman covers in this era is Jim Aparo’s cover to…

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Covered 365: Day 286

Batman #286, DC Comics, April 1977. Artist: Jim Aparo. I think Day 286 is one of the best cover days we’ve had in weeks, lots of strong contenders. Jim Aparo edges out Mike Zeck with his double Joker cover on…

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Covered 365: Day 285

Amazing Spider-Man #285, Marvel Comics, February 1987. Artist: Mike Zeck. Mike Zeck! I didn’t realize he had so many great covers, well he obviously had a thing for rooftops and I like the results on his cover to Amazing Spider-Man…

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Covered 365: Day 283

World’s Finest #283, DC Comics, September 1982. Artist: Rich Buckler. Rich Buckler’s cover to World’s Finest #283 wins hands down simply for the novelty. Is there another cover that attempts to create a half Superman/half Batman character. I wanted to…

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Covered 365: Day 280

Captain America #280, Marvel Comics, April 1983. Artist: Mike Zeck. I think Day 280 is a good day, lead by Mike Zeck’s very strong cover to Captain America #283. John Byrne’s cover to Fantastic Four #280 caught my eye, funny…

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Covered 365: Day 275

Conan #275, Marvel Comics, December 1993, Artist: Colin MacNeil. Colin MacNeil finally got Conan’s face right on his dramatic and fitting cover to Conan #275, the final issue in the epic run. This cover has always been a favourite of…

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Covered 365: Day 274

Conan #274, Marvel Comics, November 1993, Artist: Colin MacNeil. What the heck?! Courage, that’s what it took to submit this cover to the editor. Hats off to Colin MacNeil for his cover to Conan #274, it gave me a Crazy…

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Covered 365: Day 267

House of Mystery #267, DC Comics, April 1979, Artist: Mike Kaluta. Beautiful haunting cover from Mike Kaluta on House of Mystery #267, Kaluta is amazing. I had a flashback to the early days of Covered 365 thanks to Al Milgrom’s…

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Covered 365: Day 266

Marvel Tales #266, Marvel Comics, October 1982, Artist: Ron Lim. The thing that struck me about Ron Lim’s cover to Marvel Tales #266 was the way he drew Spider-Man, that’s my Spider-Man! That’s the way I like him drawn. Dick…

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Covered 365: Day 255

World’s Finest #255, DC Comics, March 1979, Artist: Jim Aparo. I’ve caught myself looking at your picks for the next day and felt they were swaying my decisions, it’s like I wanted to be nice to everybody. Well, it doesn’t…

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Covered 365: Day 253

Batman #253, DC Comics, September 1973, Artist: Mike Kaluta. The colours and the mood work really well on Mike Kaluta’s cover to Batman #253. Walt Kelly does it again, we need a good few minutes to drink in all that…

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Covered 365: Day 251

Batman #251, DC Comics, September 1973, Artist: Neal Adams. We all knew it was coming, Neal Adams’ Batman #251 cover is one of the classic Joker covers, ever. I like the way John Byrne’s Cap looks on the cover of…

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Covered 365: Day 248

Batman #248, DC Comics, April 1973, Artist: Mike Kaluta. Mike Kaluta is my Novak, making a living in the era of Neal Adams and Bernie Wrightson means you have to elevate your game and Kaluta sure did, his Bronze Age…

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Covered 365: Day 245

Amazing Spider-Man #245, Marvel Comics, October 1983, Artist: John Romita Jr. I’ve always loved the cover to Amazing Spider-Man #245, great work from Junior. I really like the Leinil Francis Yu Fantastic Four Variant cover to X-Men Legacy #245, great…

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Covered 365: Day 244

Four Color #244, Eastern Color, September 1942, Artist: Walt Kelly. Look at the mastery of Walt Kelly on the cover of Four Color #244, you need 5 minutes to take this cover in properly, simply wonderful art. Of the 3…

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