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Covered 365: Day 216

Famous Funnies #216, Eastern Color, March 1955. Artist: Frank Frazetta. So I did the old “I’ll tell them I’ll only use 4 but slide in the 5th at the last opportunity”. Apologies but there was no real other option today.…

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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 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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Covers 365: Day 210

Famous Funnies #210, Four Color, February 1954. Artist: Frank Frazetta. I’m on a 1-week vacation up in beautiful northern Ontario but will continue delivering our daily dose of covers! Thank god for Wi-Fi. Just bear with my sporadic responses this…

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Covered 365: Day 191

Famous Funnies #191, Eastern Color, December 1950. Artist: Uncredited. Great cover on Famous Funnies #191, a nice little foreshadowing of more great space covers to come. The Strange Adventure #191 caught my attention as a small thumbnail and I had…

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Covered 365: Day 189

Batman #189, DC Comics, February 1967. Artist: Carmine Infantino. The Scarecrow is one of those great villains that always seems to produce standout covers, Carmine Infantino does a nice job reintroducing the Scarecrow! Wonder Woman has the rare honour (I…

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Covered 365: Day 146

Famous Funnies #146, Eastern Color, September 1946 – Artist: Stephen Douglas. Thanks to Bud Plant educating us back in the comments of Day 132 I’m pumped about this great Stephen Douglas cover featuring the Invisible Scarlet O’Niell. Jet black cover…

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Undervalued Spotlight #445

Famous Funnies #27, Four Color, October 1936. My pal Christian as been quite the source for solid Undervalued suggestions these past few months. His latest offering is a doozy and comes with a nice little story. Christian was rummaging around…

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Covered 365: Day 89

Famous Funnies #89 – Eastern Color, December 1941 – Artist: Harry G. Peter. This cover by Harry G. Peter just explodes off the page, it was hard to ignore once I’d seen it. I’ve never seem an actual copy of…

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Covered 365: Day 40

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 40 – Famous Funnies #40, November 1937, Artist – Victor E. Pazmino. I was…

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Undervalued Spotlight #127

Famous Funnies #1, Eastern Color, July 1934 I’ve started writing up this Spotlight many times over the past couple years and have always abandoned it for one reason or another. Looking back at my notes I can see why I’ve…

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Undervalued Spotlight #100

 Famous Funnies #100, Eastern Color, November 1942 Well here we go, my Undervalued Spotlight #100. Famous Funnies #100 (November, 1942) represents the first comic to reach #100 and it did so in style. Added bonus points for the run being…

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