Tag DC Comics

D Listers

This week Chris and Walt are joined by a long-time fan of the show John Bitterman. John was a good sport and endured a lot, sitting between the boys and chiming in it seemed always at the right time. Please…

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DC Baby, DC

I have to be thankful for these posts, they allow me to spend a couple of hours every week enjoying music I don’t usually have enough time for. I put my headphones on and dive down the rabbit holes. It’s…

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Lockdown Lowdown

Big B Comics is in lockdown as are all other non-essential shops in Ontario, Canada. We are relying on mail-order business and curb-side pick-ups. As a team we had a meeting and decided that we will not let anybody go,…

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Covered 365: Day 186

Flash #186, DC Comics, March 1969. Artist: Ross Andru. Ross Andru packs a visual wallop with his cover to Flash #186. This book has always stood out in the Flash run. Adam Hughes keeps working his magic with Wonder Woman #186.…

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Covered 365: Day 184

Detective Comics #184, DC Comics, June 1952. Artist: Win Mortimer. Revisiting some popular past Covered 365 themes with today’s books. First lets see what lies at the end of the Rainbow, how about a great Win Mortimer Detective #184 delivering…

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Covered 365: Day 175

Flash #175, DC Comics, December 1967, Artist: Carmine Infantino and Al Plastino. It simply has to be another Flash. Flash #175 is the strongest of the batch, jet black background, two principle characters in a heated race, a striking image easily…

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Covered 365: Day 174

Flash #174, DC Comics, November 1967, Artist: Carmine Infantino. I know it’s just a bunch of really tall letters that spell FLASH but I’ve always loved Flash #174, it gets me thinking of all those great Will Eisner SPIRIT covers. Wonder…

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Covered 365: Day 172

Wonder Woman #172 (1987), DC Comics, September 2001, Artist: Adam Hughes . Wonder Woman #172, beautiful yet somber, you feel like you shouldn’t be looking. Hey check out that Casper #172 pic, the cover reminded me of Maple Leaf goalies come…

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Covered 365: Day 171

Batman #171, DC Comics, May 1965, Artist: Carmine Infantino . Carmine Infantino’s cover to Batman #171 is recognizable from across the convention floor, such a standout, I’ve owned a few but I’ll always remember seeing a copy in Boston maybe 20…

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Covered 365: Day 164

Detective Comics #164, DC, October 1950 – Artist: Win Mortimer. Finally a runaway winner. With Detective Comics #164 Win Mortimer whips up a classic Batman and Robin cover that’s seen renewed demand in this cover crazy market. I’m telling you…

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Covered 365: Day 163

Superboy #163, DC Comics, March 1970 – Artist: Neal Adams. There were a few good candidates today and I picked think I picked right. Neal Adams does amazing work on the cover of Superboy #163. I had it narrowed down…

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Covered 365: Day 162

Robin #162, DC, July 2007 – Artist: Patrick Gleason. Robin #162 gives us a striking image that works beautifully aesthetically, I really like the way this cover turned out. Mighty Mouse gives us another cool cover this time with robots!…

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Covered 365: Day 160

Adventure Comics #160, DC Comics, January 1951 – Artist: Al Wenzel. Norman Rockwell? No, Al Wenzel! I like the cover to Adventure Comics #160 because it epitomizes what comic books were and are, escapism. Stuck in a real world traffic…

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Covered 365: Day 155

Flash Comics #155, DC Comics, September 1965 – Artist: Carmine Infantino. Flash running the gauntlet of his rouge’s gallery, brilliantly rendered by Carmine Infantino, this is one of my favorite Flash covers. Hey, what the heck is happening on Pep…

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Undervalued Spotlight #448

Action Comics #12, DC, May 1939. I’d like to thank guest Undervalued Spotlight writer Stephen for sending in another fantastic submission. Steven’s argument is sound and full of the passion and confidence that had me asking him if he had…

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