Tag John Romita

Something Savage This Way Comes

In 1971, Marvel decided to venture into a more adult oriented market. They saw the success that Warren Magazines were having with Eerie, Creepy, Vampirella.This was a market that allowed some of the greatest sequential storytellers to let loose without the restrictions placed on the industry by the comics code. Marvels' first foray into this market was a title called Savage Tales.
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The Art Of Collecting Original Art

One of the most exciting things for me in my collecting adventures has been the discovery of the original art market. Now we all collect comics for different reasons. For some it is the stories, for others it is the art, and then others collect runs or story arcs because of the creative team. Byrne/Claremont on X-men, Adams/O'Neil on Batman etc. For me it was always the art first then the story. When I was rebuilding my collection I discovered original art for sale. One of the reasons we collect comics is the rarity of the issue. With original art, it is the ONE and ONLY kind of rare.
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Deja Vu All Over Again!

I did what I had to do. I got enough to help me get my house done. Mission accomplished. At least for a short period of time. Then I got divorced and sold the house! That's life.
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Web Arted Jun 1st

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last seven days: Stewart, Miller, Kirby, Steranko, Canete, Spokes, Weeks, Cheung, Kuhn, Hernandez, Samnee, Janson, Cheung and more!
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Sneak Peek: Avengers #1

Marvel is proud to present your first look at Avengers #1, from superstar, award-winning creators Brian Michael Bendis and John Romita Jr! Kicking off the biggest launch of the decade, Avengers #1 ushers in a new era for the Marvel…

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