Tag Marvel Comics

D Listers

This week Chris and Walt are joined by a long-time fan of the show John Bitterman. John was a good sport and endured a lot, sitting between the boys and chiming in it seemed always at the right time. Please…

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The Gorn

Thanks for the comments on last week’s post. Lets keep pushing into the brave new world on investing in comics. One of my favourite old Star Trek episodes was the one where Kirk was stuck on the planet with the…

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Undervalued Spotlight #469

Chamber of Darkness #7, Marvel Comics, October 1970. Happy Halloween everybody, this year I’m encouraging you to give out comics, not cavities! There is one comic I’ll recommend you don’t give away on Halloween and that is this week’s Undervalued…

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Undervalued Spotlight #457

Amazing Spider-Man #129, Marvel Comics, February 1974. I’d like to come right out and introduce Amazing Spider-Man #129 as this week’s Undervalued Spotlight. Amazing Spider-Man #129 famously features the first appearance of the Punisher, the book also features the first…

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Undervalued Spotlight #456

Avengers: The Initiative Annual #1, Marvel Comics, 2007. Vacation week for me so I thought I’d throw in a nice light bite-sized pick to help keep the holiday pounds off me. We were talking about Marvel’s Secret Invasion mini-series at…

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Covered 365: Day 182

Doctor Strange #182, Marvel Comics, September 1969. Artist: Gene Colan. A quick glance at Gene Colan’s cover to Doctor Strange #182 isn’t enough, have a good look, amazing art. Young Romance #182, that is not the look of resistance! What…

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Covered 365: Day 177

Doctor Strange #177, Marvel Comics, February 1969, Artist: Gene Colan. I would have went with a different one if it was close but for the 2nd day in a row Gene Colan carries the day. Colan was a titan! Something about…

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Covered 365: Day 176

Doctor Strange #176, Marvel Comics, January 1969, Artist: Gene Colan. Day #176 was stellar, one of the best in a while, so many good covers to choose from. My top pick goes to Gene Colan’s masterful work on Doctor Strange #176.…

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Covered 365: Day 169

Doctor Strange #169, Marvel Comics, June 1968, Artist: Dan Adkins . Nice to have Dan Adkins chime in again with this terrific cover. I know it’s a static cover like most of the Spring 1968 Marvel relaunch covers but Adkins does…

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Covered 365: Day 167

Strange Tales #167, Marvel Comics, April 1968. Artist: Jim Steranko. Easy pick today, Jim Steranko has all the patriots leaning left (at least from our perspective) on the cover of Strange Tales #167, a great cover and a worthy bow out…

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Covered 365: Day 159

Ultimate Spider-Man #159 Variant Cover, Marvel Comics, August 2011 – Artist: Frank Cho. It was a close race between this great Frank Cho Spidey cover and that wonderfully classic Carl Buettner Four Color #159 cover (pic included below), I went…

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Covered 365: Day 145

Captain America #145, Marvel Comics, January 1972 – Artist: John Romita. The bone white background makes high grade high gloss copies of Captain America #144 just pop. I really like Romita’s composition here too. Spooky #144 has a fun cover…

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Covered 365: Day 144

Girl’s Romances #144, DC Comics, October 1971, Artist – Nick Cardy Incredible Hulk #144, Marvel Comics, October 1971, Artist – Herb Trimpe I’m excited to announce Covered 365’s 1st tie! I just could not pick a winner here so I…

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Covered 365: Day 142

X-Men #142, Marvel Comics, February 1981 – Artist: Terry Austin. I’ve always been blown away by this depiction of Wolverine getting blown away! And how do you not want to read it when it says “This Issue: Everyone Dies!” Four…

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Covered 365: Day 141

Amazing Spider-Man #141, Marvel Comics, February 1975 – Artist: John Romita. You guys snubbed me on Day 139 for a cover featuring Scooby’s villains well I’m here to redeem myself with a great John Romita Spidey cover featuring a nice…

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Covered 365: Day 111

Captain America #111, Marvel Comics, March 1969 – Artist: Jim Steranko. Poster art at its finest, this cover is so in the zone and of the time, its great stuff from Mr. Steranko. That Unexpected #110 was a nice surprise…

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