Tag Jack Kirby

Week 8: Double the Fun

My pal Alan was in the shop yesterday and he gave me a suggestion for this week’s Making a Splash post: feature some great double-page splashes! Nestor Redondo outdid himself with this beautiful double-page splash for Rima the Jungle Girl…

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Week 2: Wood's Doom

Grading comics allowed for the large and vibrant vintage comic market to expand exponentially. Gone was the worry of missing pages, of undetected restoration, of missed cropping and of buying over graded books. All this had come at a cost…

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Covered 365: Day 330

Fantastic Four #330, Marvel Comics, September 1989. Artist: Rich Buckler. 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 330 was disappointing, I…

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Undervalued Spotlight #470

Amazing Spider-Man #10, Marvel Comics, March 1964. This week I wanted to find a nice combination of quality and value, I was looking for something stable, on firm ground, but that still had room for appreciation. I’m pretty sure I…

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Covered 365: Day 276

Action Comics #276, DC Comics, May 1961, Artist: Curt Swan. Curt Swan wins the day with his very busy cover to Action Comics #276, it’s 1961 and doesn’t Supergirl look a little like Marilyn Monroe? I’m not sure why I…

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Covered 365: Day 193

House of Mystery #193, DC Comics, August 1971. Artist: Bernie Wrightson. I can’t think of a better hand off than Neal Adams passing the torch over to Bernie Wrightson on the House of Mystery run at issue #193. I personally…

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Covered 365: Day 179

Daredevil #179, Marvel Comics, February 1982, Artist: Frank Miller/Klaus Jansen. Frank Miller and Klaus Jansen combine to make this visually stunning, and alarming if you are a Daredevil fan, cover for Daredevil #179. Beast mode for Neal Adams on House…

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Covered 365: Day 147

Thor #147, Marvel Comics, February 1967 – Artist: Jack Kirby. Jack Kirby is an artist we sometimes take too much for granted. The King was a master of motion as is evident in this great battle scene. Throw in some…

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Covered 365: Day 107

Strange Tales #107, Marvel Comics, April 1963 – Artist: Jack Kirby. Simplicity can be overwhelming when executes nicely and Jack Kirby hit a nerve with this cover. Strange Tales #107 is one of the most iconic covers of the early…

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Undervalued Spotlight #441

Tales of Suspense #40, Marvel Comics, April 1963. Its funny but my current Covered, 365 project really got me to thinking about this weeks Undervalued Spotlight, Tales of Suspense #40. Tales of Suspense #40 features the second appearance of Iron…

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Undervalued Spotlight #438

Fantastic Four Annual #1, Marvel Comics 1963. Ok here’s a first for Comic Book Daily (I think). After much deliberation I’ve decided to dust off Mike Huddleston’s old Overvalued Overstreet #14 featuring Fantastic Four Annual #1, which he posted almost…

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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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