Tag John Romita

Undervalued Spotlight #352

Daredevil #16, Marvel Comics, May 1966. The back issue comic book market is robust these days. It seems there is healthy activity in almost all segments of the market, Golden, Silver, Bronze, Copper and Modern Age books continue to break…

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Artist’s Edition Index Podcast Episode 6

Taking the Artist’s Edition Index from print to the spoken word, join me monthly for a look at all things Artist’s Edition. This month we take a long look at AE MIA: Missing After Announcing, April 2017 Previews, Artist’s Edition Out Of Print Sales February 2017, February 2017 Sales Numbers, John Romita’s The Amazing Spider-Man Artist’s Edition, and Dave Stevens’ The Rocketeer Artist’s Edition.
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Pros Under Pressure

After writing the last column which featured the great Daredevil # 45 cover that had Gene Colan inked by Jim Steranko, a couple of other comics came to mind with interesting artist/inker combos. These were unique and rare combinations and…

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It Was A Simpler Time

One of the most ignored Marvel Comics of the Silver Age is Daredevil. Oh he gets a lot of attention for the Frank Miller years, and the “darkening” of the character, Bullseye, Elektra and the Kingpin . But before this…

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Web Arted Feb 26th

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Zeck, Beatty, Roth, Tartaglione, Romita, Mortellaro, Quesada, Rubinstein, Miller, Wiacek, Oliff.
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Roger Stern

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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Undervalued Spotlight #253

Amazing Spider-Man #39, Marvel Comics, August 1966. Story by Stan Lee, Art by John Romita Sr. Inking by Mickey Demeo (pseudonym for Mike Esposito). Mike Huddleston takes the reins of the Spotlight this week and anyone who’s read some of…

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