Tag Bernie Wrightson

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…

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Undervalued Spotlight #469

Chamber of Darkness #7, Marvel Comics, October 1970. Happy Halloween everybody, this year I’m encouraging you to give out comics, not cavities! There is one comic I’ll recommend you don’t give away on Halloween and that is this week’s Undervalued…

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Covered 365: Day 256

Four Color #256, Eastern Color, December 1949, Artist: Carl Barks. What do you get when you add lots of sky blue to a great Carl Barks drawing? Walt’s cover of the day! Four Color #256 is feel-good comic art from…

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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 241

Captain America #241, Marvel Comics, January 1980, Artist: Frank Miller. Frank Miller’s cover to Captain America #241 has always been a standout and its always been an in-demand book. The dream team of Neal Adams pencils and Bernie Wrightson inks…

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Covered 365: Day 236

Fantastic Four #236, Marvel Comics, November 1981. Artist: John Byrne, Marie Severin. I love this 20th Anniversary celebration cover to Fantastic Four #236 by John Byrne and Marie Severin. Yikes, I consider this a modern book and its 38 years…

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Covered 365: Day 231

Four Color #231, Eastern Color, June 1949. Artist: Bill Wright. Four Color #231 is the #231 to own for its cover, high-quality work from Bill Wright. Hey, is this the Bill Wright of the Billy Wright Golden Age collection fame?…

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Covered 365: Day 221

Batman #221, DC Comics, May 1970. Artist: Neal Adams. I thought Batman #221 was the runaway winner today (I should have used that line on a Flash win). This is quality stuff from old Neal. I have a feeling we’ll…

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Covered 365: Day 217

House of Mystery #217, DC Comics, September 1973. Artist: Bernie Wrightson. Man the cover to House of Mystery #217 is so Wrightson and for me, that’s a good thing. What strikes me about Barry Windsor Smith’s Daredevil #217 cover is…

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Covered 365: Day 214

Famous Funnies #214, Eastern Color, November 1954. Artist: Frank Frazetta. Day 214 had some great choices. Blowing the wad early, I’ve given myself one more Frazetta and Famous Funnies #214 has the strongest cover of the three remaining Frazetta issues.…

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Covered 365: Day 213

House of Mystery #213, DC Comics, April 1973. Artist: Bernie Wrightson. Just some nasty good Gargoyles from the pencil of Bernie Wrightson, I love background colours on this cover. A striking cover from J.G. Jones on Wonder Woman #213 (1987…

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Covered 365: Day 211

House Of Mystery #211, DC, February 1973. Artist: Bernie Wrightson. About 100 days ago I commented that we were heading into Cole Country (L.B. Cole). I didn’t want one artist to hijack the post so I excluded his covers for…

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Covered 365: Day 209

Famous Funnies #209, Four Color, December 1953. Artist: Frank Frazetta. And it begins… The Frank Frazetta cover run on Famous Funnies is legendary, here is his stellar first cover. I’m blown away by the talent of Michael Turner, I never…

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Covered 365: Day 204

Four Color #204, Eastern Color, December 1948. Artist: Paul Norris. Blame that gorgeous blue fade. Before anyone gives me any flack have a look at the covers below and tell me you wouldn’t want the Four Color #204 at the…

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Covered 365: Day 195

House of Mystery #195, DC Comics, October 1971. Artist: Bernie Wrightson. Bernie Wrightson lights it up on House of Mystery #195, scary, heavy use of shadow that can trick you on 1st glance but no question this is amazing art.…

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Covered 365: Day 193

House of Mystery #193, DC Comics, August 1971. Artist: Bernie Wrightson. I can’t think of a better hand off than Neal Adams passing the torch over to Bernie Wrightson on the House of Mystery run at issue #193. I personally…

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Covered 365: Day 103

House of Secrets #103, DC Comics, December 1972 – Artist: Bernie Wrightson. This is another one of those covers that just ‘works’, its one of my fave Wrightson covers. Avengers #103 was a very close second, it could have gone…

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