Tag John Romita Jr

Week 33: For Madame

A few years back my wife and I went to the Jardin Nelson bistro in Old Montreal, nice place with a big atrium featuring a hanging garden in the dining area. This smooth talking French waiter seats my wife facing…

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Covered 365: Day 268

Daredevil #268, Marvel Comics, July 1989, Artist: John Romita Jr. Yikes, my Mama told me there’d be days like this. Please don’t take offence but a little dark humour is in order here, the only cover that spoke to me…

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Covered 365: Day 266

Marvel Tales #266, Marvel Comics, October 1982, Artist: Ron Lim. The thing that struck me about Ron Lim’s cover to Marvel Tales #266 was the way he drew Spider-Man, that’s my Spider-Man! That’s the way I like him drawn. Dick…

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Covered 365: Day 265

House of Mystery #265, DC Comics, February 1979, Artist: Mike Kaluta. That “other Bronze Age great” Mike Kaluta gives us some nasty good stuff on his cover to House of Mystery #264. I once had a stunning raw copy of…

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Covered 365: Day 256

Four Color #256, Eastern Color, December 1949, Artist: Carl Barks. What do you get when you add lots of sky blue to a great Carl Barks drawing? Walt’s cover of the day! Four Color #256 is feel-good comic art from…

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Covered 365: Day 250

Incredible Hulk #250, Marvel Comics, August 1980, Artist: Al Milgrom. I mentioned this in the comments of Day 248 but I thought I’d put it in the body of the post for the big Day 250. With the cover selections…

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Covered 365: Day 245

Amazing Spider-Man #245, Marvel Comics, October 1983, Artist: John Romita Jr. I’ve always loved the cover to Amazing Spider-Man #245, great work from Junior. I really like the Leinil Francis Yu Fantastic Four Variant cover to X-Men Legacy #245, great…

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Covered 238: Day 238

Batman #238, DC Comics, January 1972, Artist: Neal Adams. I guess my weakness for wrap-around covers is obvious but boy is Neal Adams’ cover to Batman #238 a sight to behold. Had it not been for Neal’s epic Batman cover…

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Covered 365: Day 231

Four Color #231, Eastern Color, June 1949. Artist: Bill Wright. Four Color #231 is the #231 to own for its cover, high-quality work from Bill Wright. Hey, is this the Bill Wright of the Billy Wright Golden Age collection fame?…

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Covered 365: Day 225

Amazing Spider-Man #225, Marvel Comics, February 1982. Artist: John Romita Jr. What better way to follow up a John Romita cover than to put up a John Romita Jr. Cover. Amazing Spider-Man #225 is one of those covers that always…

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Superman: Year One

I just picked up issue one of Superman Year One by Frank Miller and John Romita Jr. This is one of DC’s new Black Label imprint, which features stories outside of DC’s regular continuity and geared towards a more discerning,…

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Web Arted #282

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Roth, Tartaglione, Manning, Spicer, Heck, Giacoia, Windsor-Smith, Romita Jr., Williamson
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J. Michael Straczynski

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

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