Tag Captain America

First Appearances

Have you noticed what’s happening in the Modern Age first appearance market? Those Marvel Previews solicitation magazines that local comic shops get in to help customers see what’s coming down the pipe have ignited into quite the collectibles. Marvel Previews…

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Covered 365: Day 347

Captain America #347, Marvel Comics, November 1988. Artist: Ron Frenz. 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. I’m seeing a Steranko/Kirby mashup…

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Covered 365: Day 324

Batman #324, DC Comics, June 1980. Artist: Jim Aparo. 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. With his cover to Batman #324,…

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Covered 365: Day 321

Four Color #321, Dell Publishing, March 1951. Artist: Uncredited. The cover to Four Color #321 brought such a huge smile to my face, for some reason it reminded me of an old Far Side cartoon where two Polar Bears are…

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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 284

Captain America #284, Marvel Comics, October 1982. Artist: Mike Zeck. There’s a chill in the air this time of year in these parts, as the weather gets cooler let’s hope the covers get hotter. Let’s have a look at today’s…

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Covered 365: Day 281

Thor #281, Marvel Comics, April 1983. Artist: Keith Pollard. Keith Pollard gives us a great cover for Thor #281, complete with some Kirby Krackle. We get a full dose of the Thunder God and an up close look at the…

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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 264

Sad Sack #264, Harvey Comics, September 1978, Artist: George Baker. Well at least I found one little gem on Day 264, George Baker’s eye catching cover to Sad Sack #264 belongs in every collection and should be looked when you…

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Covered 365: Day 260

Captain America #260, Marvel Comics, August 1981, Artist: Al Milgrom. Another guy I’ve learned to appreciate more thanks to this exercise is Al Milgrom, check out his eye-catching cover to Captain America #260. Ron Frenz’s cover to Amazing Spider-Man #260…

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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 254

Superman #254, DC Comics, July 1972, Artist: Nick Cardy. I’ve gained a new appreciation for Nick Cardy thanks to this column. I think his cover to Superman #254 is a standout. Speaking of gaining a new appreciation, David Yardin has…

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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 249

Amazing Spider-Man #249, Marvel Comics, February 1984, Artist: John Byrne. Remember those old urban legends about the female secretaries winning weekly football pools because they picked by jersey colors? Well today I had it down to Daredevil #249 and Amazing…

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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 234

X-Factor #234, Marvel Comics, June 2012. Artist: David Yardin. David Yardin wallpaper, I’d buy some. Mr. Yardin has a style to his own, have a look at X-Factor #234, really good stuff from David Yardin. Neal Adams flushes out the…

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Covered 365: Day 230

Batman #230, DC Comics, March 1971. Artist: Neal Adams. I’ve always liked Neal Adams’ cover to Batman #230, hard in grade with that black background. Captain America #230 wasn’t far behind, strong cover from Ron Wilson. I’m also digging the…

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Covered 365: Day 224

Thor #224, Marvel Comics, June 1974. Artist: John Romita. I’m gonna officially come out and say it, Day 224 was the worst day of the year so far for covers. Being the eternal optimist I’ll also add that it will…

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Covered 365: Day 215

Superman #215, DC Comics, April 1969. Artist: Neal Adams. There is definitely a pattern of usual suspects developing on these posts, Adams, Kane, Frazetta, Wrightson have dominated the past 20 posts at least. I have to try to dig out…

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Covered 365: Day 185

Avengers #185, Marvel Comics, July 1979. Artist: George Perez. There was a lot to like on Day #185, tops on my list is Perez’s powerful rendering on Avengers #185. I can’t seem to get enough Gil Kane lately, have a…

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