Tag Nick Cardy

Covered 365: Day 281

Thor #281, Marvel Comics, April 1983. Artist: Keith Pollard. Keith Pollard gives us a great cover for Thor #281, complete with some Kirby Krackle. We get a full dose of the Thunder God and an up close look at the…

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Covered 365: Day 276

Action Comics #276, DC Comics, May 1961, Artist: Curt Swan. Curt Swan wins the day with his very busy cover to Action Comics #276, it’s 1961 and doesn’t Supergirl look a little like Marilyn Monroe? I’m not sure why I…

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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,…

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Covered 365: Day 269

Blackhawk #269, DC Comics, April 1984, Artist: Dan Spiegle. A whole crop of palatable covers today, my winner is Dan Spiegle’s cover to Blackhawk #269 for the sheer audacity and perhaps for biting off a bit more than he could…

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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…

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Covered 365: Day 258

Amazing Spider-Man #258, Marvel Comics, February 1984, Artist: Ron Frenz. It was tough slogging today, I liked a few covers but I didn’t love any of them. My winner today is Ron Frenz’s cover to Amazing Spider-Man #258, which costume…

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Covered 365: Day 254

Superman #254, DC Comics, July 1972, Artist: Nick Cardy. I’ve gained a new appreciation for Nick Cardy thanks to this column. I think his cover to Superman #254 is a standout. Speaking of gaining a new appreciation, David Yardin has…

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Covered 365: Day 218

Strange Adventures #218, DC Comics, June 1969. Artist: Neal Adams. I love the Neal Adams cover to Strange Adventures #218, Adams’ take on 217 fell short with too much shading but the almost psychedelic #218 looks great. Ernie Chan does…

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Covered 365: Day 217

House of Mystery #217, DC Comics, September 1973. Artist: Bernie Wrightson. Man the cover to House of Mystery #217 is so Wrightson and for me, that’s a good thing. What strikes me about Barry Windsor Smith’s Daredevil #217 cover is…

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Covered 365: Day 214

Famous Funnies #214, Eastern Color, November 1954. Artist: Frank Frazetta. Day 214 had some great choices. Blowing the wad early, I’ve given myself one more Frazetta and Famous Funnies #214 has the strongest cover of the three remaining Frazetta issues.…

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Covered 365: Day 197

Strange Adventures #197, DC Comics, February 1967. Artist: Carmine Infantino. Carmine Infantino is slowly piling up cover of the day honors and may end up the overall winner at this rate (I have to figure out a time-effective way to…

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Covered 365: Day 157

Young Romance #157, DC Comics, January 1969 – Artist: Nick Cardy. I absolutely love the simplicity and the metaphors in Nancy #157, we’ve all been there before haven’t we fellas, we try so hard to make our gal happy but…

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Covered 365: Day 151

Unexpected #151, DC Comics, October 1973 – Artist: Nick Cardy. I feel like this is a good time to look back and reflect on our little project so far. I’ve been surprised by the strength of the DC Romance Comic…

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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 91

Brave and the Bold #91 – DC Comics, August/September 1970 – Artist: Nick Cardy (pencils and inks). So I actually spent time looking for some lame blank sketch variant #91 as my April Fools post, when I could not find…

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Covered 365: Day 20

A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in with your favourite corresponding cover, from any era. Day 20 – Teen Titans #20, Artist – Nick Cardy. Something about this cover. The…

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