Tag Spider-Man

Covered 365: Day 239

Daredevil #239, Marvel Comics, February 1987, Artist: Art Adams. Yikes, Day 239 really was underwhelming. I’ve always had a begrudging respect for the cover of Daredevil #239 while I think the scene depicted is too callous artist Art Adams gives…

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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…

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Covered 365: Day 226

Marvel Tales #226, Marvel Comics, August 1989. Artist: Todd McFarlane. It came down to Batman #226 and Marvel Tales #226, Neal Adams versus Todd McFarlane. The beef I have with both covers is that the secondary characters suck but Spidey…

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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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Ditko …is Amazing King Size

Just in time for Christmas, the King Size Ditko is…Amazing will be released to an eager group of silver age fans. Steve Ditko is mostly known for his work. Best known as the creator/co-creator of Spider-Man and Doctor Strange. He…

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Covered 365: Day 150

Venom #150, Megacon Exclusive, Marvel Comics, July 2017 – Artist: Francesco Mattina. Venom had a slew of #150 variant offerings and this one by Mattina is a showstopper, I can’t get enough of it. A close second today had to…

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Covered 365: Day 122

Amazing Spider-Man #122, Marvel Comics, July 1973 – Artist: John Romita. Everything there was missing on the cover of Amazing Spider-Man #121 is there in spades on Amazing Spider-Man #122, the action, the drama, the villain, the girl, the scene…

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Joe Sinnott Retires at 92

After 69 years in the comics industry, Joltin’ Joe Sinnott has officially retired…again. He first retired 29 years ago but since that time has been inking the Amazing Spider-Man newspaper strip over Alex Saviuk’s pencils. Joe Sinnott is considered by…

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Covered 365: Day 100

Ultimate Spider-Man #100, Marvel Comics, November 2006 – Artist: Mark Bagely. I hate being predictable, remind me never to play a poker game with Meli, but I just can’t ignore this mesmerizing wraparound cover, my goodness. I tried to count…

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Undervalued Spotlight #438

Fantastic Four Annual #1, Marvel Comics 1963. Ok here’s a first for Comic Book Daily (I think). After much deliberation I’ve decided to dust off Mike Huddleston’s old Overvalued Overstreet #14 featuring Fantastic Four Annual #1, which he posted almost…

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Covered 365: Day 66

Amazing Spider-Man #66 – Marvel Comics, November 1968 – Artist: John Romita. ASM #66 is the best Mysterio cover in the run. A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in with…

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Covered 365: Day 2

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 2 – Marvel Two in One Annual #2, Artist – Jim Starlin. The art…

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J. Jonah Jameson vs Spider-Man

Fake News! Long before that phrase was coined there was J. Jonah Jameson, and long before J.J., there would be others spreading their version of the truth. It was through the pages of the Amazing Spider-Man as a youngster maybe…

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Undervalued Spotlight #406

Amazing Spider-Man #102, Marvel Comics, November 1971. Bronze baby, bronze! Thanks to last week’s post I’m all stoked for Marvel Bronze Age so I found another nice bite-sized book that would look good in everyone’s collection, actually I think it’s…

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Undervalued Spotlight #386

Amazing Spider-Man #258, Marvel Comics, November 1984. This past weekend I set up at the Toronto Comics Con and I’m happy to report that it was a very busy show with lots and lots of people looking for and buying…

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Auction Highlight #100

Comic Link Featured Auction The highly anticipated ComicLink Featured Auction ended Thursday March 8th. There were almost 2,000 choice juicy comics up for grabs and there were some stunning results? For a while I was contemplating all those Four Color Barks…

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