Tag Gene Colan

Cannonball !!!!!

Making a Splash has been a great exercise, it was fun and I learned a lot. I’d say the biggest surprise for me was the sheer power of Jack Kirby, I mean I knew it already but I just didn’t…

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Covered 365: Day 365

Detective Comics #365, DC Comics, July 1967. Artist: Carmine Infantino. 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. We’re a stubborn lot I…

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Covered 365: Day 350

Batman #350, DC Comics, August 1982. Artist: Gene Colan. 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. Here we are Day 350 and…

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Covered 365: Day 345

Batman #345, DC Comics, March 1982. Artist: Gene Colan. 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. Only 20 more sleeps ’til the…

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Covered 365: Day 229

Kid Colt Outlaw #229, Marvel Comics, April 1979. Artist: Gene Colan. Now that’s more like it, two rough and tumble cowboys smashing through the window of some two-bit saloon that sells watered-down whiskey. Gene Colan gives us one of the…

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Covered 365: Day 228

Four Color #228, Eastern Color, May 1949. Artist: Bill Ely. Bill Ely gives us some fine grace and elegance on the cover of Four Color #228, great perspective too. David Mazzucchelli nails the mood of Purgatory, a great issue from…

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Covered 365: Day 182

Doctor Strange #182, Marvel Comics, September 1969. Artist: Gene Colan. A quick glance at Gene Colan’s cover to Doctor Strange #182 isn’t enough, have a good look, amazing art. Young Romance #182, that is not the look of resistance! What…

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Covered 365: Day 177

Doctor Strange #177, Marvel Comics, February 1969, Artist: Gene Colan. I would have went with a different one if it was close but for the 2nd day in a row Gene Colan carries the day. Colan was a titan! Something about…

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Covered 365: Day 176

Doctor Strange #176, Marvel Comics, January 1969, Artist: Gene Colan. Day #176 was stellar, one of the best in a while, so many good covers to choose from. My top pick goes to Gene Colan’s masterful work on Doctor Strange #176.…

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