Tag Captain America

Covered 365: Day 183

Thor #183, Marvel Comics, December 1970. Artist: John Buscema. Hump day folks. We’ve posted 182 days before this post and we have 182 to go after this post. Probably a good time for as little reflection and review. I’m noticing…

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Covered 365: Day 145

Captain America #145, Marvel Comics, January 1972 – Artist: John Romita. The bone white background makes high grade high gloss copies of Captain America #144 just pop. I really like Romita’s composition here too. Spooky #144 has a fun cover…

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Covered 365: Day 115

Captain America #115, Marvel Comics, July 1969 – Artist: Marie Severin. Captain America #115 has always need one of my favorite covers, simple yet striking, an easy stand out. We’re really starting to post some great picks in the comments…

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Covered 365: Day 111

Captain America #111, Marvel Comics, March 1969 – Artist: Jim Steranko. Poster art at its finest, this cover is so in the zone and of the time, its great stuff from Mr. Steranko. That Unexpected #110 was a nice surprise…

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Covered 365: Day 80

Tales of Suspense #80 – Marvel Comics, August 1966 – Artist: Jack Kirby. I’ve always loved this cover, great stuff from King Kirby. A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in…

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Covered 365: Day 78

Avengers #78 – Marvel Comics, July 1970 – Artist: John Buscema. The mighty mighty John Buscema at it again, I love this cover. A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in…

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Covered 365: Day 74

Captain America’s Weird Tales #74 – Timely Comics, October 1949 – Artist: Martin Nodell. If you can’t beat em – join em! A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in with…

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Covered 365: Day 37

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 37 – Captain America Comics #37, April 1944, Artist – Alex Schomburg. Man did…

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Covered 365: Day 28

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 28 – Captain America Comics, Artist – Alex Schomburg. I don’t think I’ve done…

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Undervalued Spotlight #421

Captain America Annual #8, Marvel Comics, September 1986. The Copper Age is full of books that are still easily accessible, that can still deliver great value and that still have strong potential. It’s been a while since we did a…

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Undervalued Spotlight #390

Invaders Annual #1, Marvel Comics, 1977. Over the past couple of years I’ve written way too much about how comic book covers have enjoyed a growing influence on comic book values. I’ve noted that graded comics essentially become postage stamps…

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Pros Under Pressure

After writing the last column which featured the great Daredevil # 45 cover that had Gene Colan inked by Jim Steranko, a couple of other comics came to mind with interesting artist/inker combos. These were unique and rare combinations and…

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Of Kings and Inkers

What can be said about Jack Kirby that hasn’t already been said? Probably nothing. Certainly not by me. I never met the man. However…I have been a fan for almost fifty years and have marvelled at the many different seasons of his staggering…

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Tales Of Suspense Part 2: 54-59

Continuing from last week's Arcs & Runs of Tales of Suspense issues 48 through 53, this week featuring 54 through 59. This twelve issue run is packed with first appearances and new beginnings. We will focus on the importance of the book itself and a very brief recounting of the story.
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