Tag DC Comics

Covered 365: Day 152

House of Secrets #152, DC Comics, June/July 1978 – Artist: Vincente Alcazar. House of Secrets #152 combines the great visual effect with actually being pretty unsettling. I thought Four Color #152 was very bold and striking, and Action Comics #152…

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Covered 365: Day 151

Unexpected #151, DC Comics, October 1973 – Artist: Nick Cardy. I feel like this is a good time to look back and reflect on our little project so far. I’ve been surprised by the strength of the DC Romance Comic…

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Covered 365: Day 149

Love Stories #149, DC Comics, March/April 1973 – Artist: Not known, though they give Vince Colletta inking credit. You have to look at the cover to Love Stories #149 for a little while before the full scene really starts to…

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Covered 365: Day 148

Justice League #148, DC Comics, November 1977 – Artist: Rich Buckler. I’ve always liked Rich Buckler and actually have a friend named Vince that used to ghost for Rich back in the 1970s, Vince helped Rich draw FF #161 and…

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Covered 365: Day 139

Scooby-Doo!, DC Comics, February 2009 – Artist: Robert Pope. Whoa! Sensory overload, all my favorite scary villains on a cover of Scooby Doo, Creeper is still my all time fave. I was gonna pick House of Secrets #139 and I…

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Covered 365: Day 134

House of Secrets #134, DC Comics, August 1975 – Artist: Ernie Chan. August 1975 must have been a great month for covers, if you remember our Day #94 was August 1975’s X-Men #94. This Ernie Chan offering is outstanding giving…

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Covered 365: Day 131

Hopalong Cassidy #131, DC Comics, September/October 1958 – Artist: Gil Kane. Man can Gil Kane draw a horse and a great action scene, I love this cover. I was going to pick Falling in Love #131 but pulled back because…

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Covered 365: Day 126

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #126, DC Comics, January 1970 – Artist: Curt Swan. I never thought I’d pick a Jimmy Olsen cover. Don’t laugh but I cannot remember ever holding this comic, I mean I must have but if I…

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Covered 365: Day 124

Girl’s Romances #124, DC Comics, April 1967 – Artist: Jay Scott Pike. Wholly molly, this post is being taken over by Westerns and Romance! To my defense I’ve only had 2 romance covers in my last 18 posts and both…

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Covered 365: Day 121

Falling in Love #121, DC Comics, February 1971 – Artist: Tony DeZuniga. I remember back when I was thinking about doing this project, I had some issues already picked way in advance. I wrote a quick list down, Surfer #4,…

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Covered 365: Day 120

Heart Throbs #120, DC Comics, June/July 1969 – Artist: Neal Adams. I’m not going to apologize for this being a Romance Comics. The cover to Heart Throbs #120 is as scary as a pre-code horror and of course in many…

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Covered 365: Day 117

Tomahawk #117, DC Comics, July/August 1968 – Artist: Neal Adams. I feel like one of those co-eds on a Charlton Romance cover, forever changing her mind. With apologies to Gerald I’m still holding to my self imposed ban on L.B…

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Covered 365: Day 116

Tomahawk #116, DC Comics, May/June 1968 – Artist: Neal Adams. You cannot take your eyes off Tomahawk #116, the colors, the hues, the tones, the action, the mood, Neal knocked it out of the park with this one. While we’re…

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Covered 365: Day 108

Action Comics #108, DC Comics, May 1947 – Artist: Jack Burnley. Something about molten pots full of funky molten color. This cover is just a cool visual, the kind of cover you want the moment you see it. What else…

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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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Covered 365: Day 101

Action Comics #101, DC Comics, October 1946 – Artist: Wayne Boring. Action Comics #101 is one of those covers that non Superman fans want to own and certainly stands out in a crowd of #101 covers. There was actually a…

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Covered 365: Day 99

Falling in Love #99, DC Comics, May 1968 – Artist: Ric Estrada. This cover is amazing, I’ve been looking for a high grade one for years and have never been able to track one down. Please note this is not…

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Covered 365: Day 98

Jimmy Olsen #98 – DC Comics, December 1966 – Artist: Curt Swan. I can just picture the Marvel staff meeting in December 1966 – “look at these numbers people, we must be doing something right, lets keep up the good…

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