Tag Mike Grell

Week 51: Zero to Four

Hidden in the back pages of Adventure Comics #288 is this eye catching splash page from John Forte. From September 1961. Surprisingly there were not a lot of big splash pages over the three-part Long Bow Hunters Green Arrow mini-series.…

Web Arted #327

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Cooke, Grell, Morrow, Harris, Gulacy, Palmiotti, Darrow.

Time Capsule: DC Releases February ’88

A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time DC Releases February 1988. This time a Green Arrow monthly, poster and t-shirt as well. The Shadow Portfolio, History Of The DC Universe Limited Edition hardcover (limited to 10,000!). Plus a look at all the trade paperbacks available.

Time Capsule: DC Releases August ’87

A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time DC Releases August 1987. DC's second prestige format series premieres, riding the coattails of The Dark Knight Returns. The Shadow monthly by Bill Sienkiewicz and The Shadow trade paperback make the back page.

Time Capsule: First Edition 64 December 1987

A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time: First Edition 64, December 1987. Thick paper stock, single colour, folded over three times to standard comic size. This was my first issue but by number 64 First Edition was…

ComicLink January 2014 Focused Auction Original Art

ComicLink's January 2014 Focused Auction ended last week, with Session 4 offering original art. This was a low key offering, as ComicLink states "The Original Art offering of this auction focuses on more accessible material (check out the growing February preview for higher-end art) and includes visually exciting works by esteemed artists", basically saying the cheap stuff is this month and big ticket items will be next time around.