Tag Sal Buscema

Undervalued Spotlight #473

X-Men #64, Marvel Comics, January 1970. This week’s pick was suggested by my pal Christian, his schpiel was good but it didn’t have to be because he had me when he mentioned the issue, X-Men #64, which is this week’s…

Covered 365: Day 235

X-Men Legacy , Marvel Comics, June 2010. Artist: Dave Johnson. Mars Attacks! I love the aesthetics on Dave Johnson’s cover to X-Men Legacy #235! The only thing that kept Spectacular Spider-Man #235 from winning was the lack of Dazzler! Sal…

Covered 365: Day 201

Superman #201, DC Comics, November 1967. Artist: Curt Swan. Does Superman #201 look familiar? Kind of? How about the caption “Clark Kent Abandons Superman. Kurt Swan must have really liked Amazing Spider-Man #50 that came out just a few months…

Web Arted #353

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Cheung, Morales, Bertram, Chaykin, Buscema, Bolton.

The coming of The Defenders

This week in Arcs & Runs we turn our attention to the early beginnings and formation of the super-hero team: The Defenders. I used to think of this team as the group of super-heroes who weren’t invited to be an…

Pros Under Pressure

After writing the last column which featured the great Daredevil # 45 cover that had Gene Colan inked by Jim Steranko, a couple of other comics came to mind with interesting artist/inker combos. These were unique and rare combinations and…

Web Arted Apr 22nd

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last few days: Frazetta, Kirby, Stone, Sienkiewicz, Windsor-Smith, Buscema, Ayers, Sinnott.

What Happened To Your Head?

I recently picked up the 18 issue run of the great Silver Age Silver Surfer series! Now, I was ten years old when this book came out and that was right after I really discovered the comic collecting bug and how can you not…

Time Capsule: Marvel Requirer November 1992

A continued look at pre-internet publisher’s comics solicitations, this time Marvel Requirer Vol 1 Number 33 November 1992. Eight pages dedicated to origin stories of Spider-Man, Captain America and The Fantastic Four. Plus Marvel picking up Fish Police and A1.

ROM: Spaceknight, Part 1

We’re back in the late 70’s and Black Friday is almost upon us. Christmas is just around the corner. Time to get out and shop for toys for all those good little girls and boys. I wonder just how many…

Best of Enemies

In the glory days of 1990s comic book collecting we were often drawn to shiny things. Like easily distracted birds we flocked to whichever anniversary issue had the best foil/glowing/die-cut/super-special cover on the promise that by purchasing such a collector’s…

Web Arted Jul 20th

A gathering of wonderful art spotted by yours truly these last seven days: Young, Miller, Steranko, Schultz, Gottfredson, Buscema, Rude, Kamen, Dodson, Harris and more!