Tag Mike Kaluta

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Ontario, Canada is still in lockdown, I’m hoping we’re back open on May 20th like they said. I can almost feel the pent-up demand, just in my casual conversations with curbside customers waiting around in the parking lot I can…

Covered 365: Day 321

Four Color #321, Dell Publishing, March 1951. Artist: Uncredited. The cover to Four Color #321 brought such a huge smile to my face, for some reason it reminded me of an old Far Side cartoon where two Polar Bears are…

Covered 365: Day 320

Doh!!!! Just realized I posted this a day early – apologies. X-Men #320, Marvel Comics, January 1995. Artist: Mike Joe Madureira. Joe Madureira gives us such a great sense of motion on his cover to X-Men #320, the more I…

Covered 365: Day 318

House of Mystery #318, DC Comics, July 1973. Artist: Mike Kaluta. It was tough to pick a winner for Day 318, there were some good covers but not one was great. I went with Mike Kaluta’s cover to House of…

Covered 365: Day 304

Thor #304, Marvel Comics, February 1981. Artist: Keith Pollard. Today I liked Keith Pollard’s Thor against the world cover for Thor #304. I’ve seem many of these cute Marvel cover but I think Dale Keown’s take on Wolverine #304 super…

Covered 365: Day 294

Batman #294, DC Comics, December 1977. Artist: Jim Aparo. This Jim Aparo cover run on Batman is really good, on Batman #294 Jim gives us a stand out Joker cover that I’ve never had a hard time selling. Mike Zeck’s…

Covered 365: Day 284

Captain America #284, Marvel Comics, October 1982. Artist: Mike Zeck. There’s a chill in the air this time of year in these parts, as the weather gets cooler let’s hope the covers get hotter. Let’s have a look at today’s…

Covered 365: Day 273

Foiur Color #273, Eastern Color, April 1950, Artist: Dan Gormley. So much small details in these Golden Age covers, case in point this nice cover from Dan Gormley for the cover of Four Color #273. Maybe because its Mike Kaluta,…

Covered 365: Day 267

House of Mystery #267, DC Comics, April 1979, Artist: Mike Kaluta. Beautiful haunting cover from Mike Kaluta on House of Mystery #267, Kaluta is amazing. I had a flashback to the early days of Covered 365 thanks to Al Milgrom’s…

Covered 365: Day 265

House of Mystery #265, DC Comics, February 1979, Artist: Mike Kaluta. That “other Bronze Age great” Mike Kaluta gives us some nasty good stuff on his cover to House of Mystery #264. I once had a stunning raw copy of…

Covered 365: Day 261

House of Mystery #261, DC Comics, February 1978, Artist: Mike Kaluta. Today had 2 strong contenders for the top spot. I should call it a tie. I’ll start with Mike Kaluta’s masterful cover to House of Mystery #261, the imagery…

Covered 365: Day 260

Captain America #260, Marvel Comics, August 1981, Artist: Al Milgrom. Another guy I’ve learned to appreciate more thanks to this exercise is Al Milgrom, check out his eye-catching cover to Captain America #260. Ron Frenz’s cover to Amazing Spider-Man #260…

Covered 365: Day 253

Batman #253, DC Comics, September 1973, Artist: Mike Kaluta. The colours and the mood work really well on Mike Kaluta’s cover to Batman #253. Walt Kelly does it again, we need a good few minutes to drink in all that…

Covered 365: Day 248

Batman #248, DC Comics, April 1973, Artist: Mike Kaluta. Mike Kaluta is my Novak, making a living in the era of Neal Adams and Bernie Wrightson means you have to elevate your game and Kaluta sure did, his Bronze Age…

Covered 365: Day 242

Batman #242, DC Comics, June 1972, Artist: Mike Kaluta. I’m a big Mike Kaluta fan and I love the scene and the mood on the cover of Batman #242. Neal Adams hits again with a strong cover to Superman #242.…

Undervalued Spotlight #62

Doorway to Nightmare #1,  DC Comics, February 1978 Nimue Inwudu is one very cool character! Inspired by the Sorceress Nimue of the Camelot legend the immortal Madame Xanadu reads Tarot cards, tells fortunes and delves into all things mystic and supernatural. She picked up the…