Tag John Romita Jr

Undervalued Spotlight #236

Marvel Super Hero Contest of Champions #1, Marvel Comics, June 1982 We owe this week’s Undervalued Spotlight to my Comic Culture podcast co-host Chris Owen. On a recent show Chris stumped me on the origins of Marvel’s Contest of Champions,…

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Heritage 2014 Feb 20-22 Comic Art Signature Auction

This week Heritage wrapped up its 2014 February 20 - 22 Vintage Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction, covering a large array of classic covers and stunning artwork. A nice mix of silver age covers, modern classics and a range of strip art. The big winner was the cover to Action Comics issue 15 for $286,800.00, but these five pieces caught my eye.
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Best of 2013

With another year coming to a close, I turn my eye to that most time-honoured of traditions: the best-of list. 2013 was a banner year for comics and here are the things that I liked the most.
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Captain America #1

I try to approach a new #1 issue with cautious optimism but that is the kind of glass-half-full guy I am. A slew of premier issues have been coming out fast and furious thanks to Marvel Now! and while some…

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