Tag Superman

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…

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Covered 365: Day 199

Wonder Woman #199, DC Comics, April 1972. Artist: Jeff Jones. Jeff Jones’ cover to Wonder Woman #199 is scary good, I know Jones likes to channel Frazetta but he owns this classic. Carmine Infantino’s Superman #199 is a worthy winner…

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Covered 365: Day 198

Worlds Finest #198, DC Comics, November 1970. Artist: Kurt Swan. World’s Finest #198 is the cover I’d want to look at the longest today and thus it takes top prize for Day #198. Nice to see Kurt Swan get the…

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Covered 365: Day 187

Avengers #187, Marvel Comics, September 1979. Artist: John Byrne. I lined up a bunch of great covers including House of Mystery #186 and Amazing Spider-Man #186 but none were as visually impactful as John Byrne’s great cover to Avengers #187. Superman…

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Covered 365: Day 181

Incredible Hulk #181, Marvel Comics, November 1974. Artist: Herb Trimpe with John Romita getting credit for some alterations. I had to do it guys, I had to go with Hulk #181. It’s nice when a mega key like this can…

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Covered 365: Day 175

Flash #175, DC Comics, December 1967, Artist: Carmine Infantino and Al Plastino. It simply has to be another Flash. Flash #175 is the strongest of the batch, jet black background, two principle characters in a heated race, a striking image easily…

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Undervalued Spotlight #448

Action Comics #12, DC, May 1939. I’d like to thank guest Undervalued Spotlight writer Stephen for sending in another fantastic submission. Steven’s argument is sound and full of the passion and confidence that had me asking him if he had…

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Covered 365: Day 154

Action Comics #154, DC Comics, March 1951 – Artist: Win Mortimer. A quick glance at the cover of Action Comics #154 fills your head with impure thoughts but when you have a second look trying to spot the indiscretions they’re…

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Covered 365: Day 148

Justice League #148, DC Comics, November 1977 – Artist: Rich Buckler. I’ve always liked Rich Buckler and actually have a friend named Vince that used to ghost for Rich back in the 1970s, Vince helped Rich draw FF #161 and…

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Covered 365: Day 135

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #135, DC Comics, January 1971 – Artist: Neal Adams. For me was a three way tie between Jimmy Olsen #135, Four Color #135 with that beautiful blue background and Amazing Spider-Man #135, I looked at all…

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Covered 365: Day 126

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #126, DC Comics, January 1970 – Artist: Curt Swan. I never thought I’d pick a Jimmy Olsen cover. Don’t laugh but I cannot remember ever holding this comic, I mean I must have but if I…

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Covered 365: Day 108

Action Comics #108, DC Comics, May 1947 – Artist: Jack Burnley. Something about molten pots full of funky molten color. This cover is just a cool visual, the kind of cover you want the moment you see it. What else…

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Covered 365: Day 101

Action Comics #101, DC Comics, October 1946 – Artist: Wayne Boring. Action Comics #101 is one of those covers that non Superman fans want to own and certainly stands out in a crowd of #101 covers. There was actually a…

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Covered 365: Day 98

Jimmy Olsen #98 – DC Comics, December 1966 – Artist: Curt Swan. I can just picture the Marvel staff meeting in December 1966 – “look at these numbers people, we must be doing something right, lets keep up the good…

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Covered 365: Day 83

Lois Lane #83 – DC Comics, May 1968 – Artist: Irv Novick (according to DC Wiki), Neal Adams (according to comics.org). Can anyone confirm which? I didn’t pick Undercover Girl #6 on Day 6 and I really wanted to but…

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Covered 365: Day 75

Superman #75 – DC Comics, January 1993 – Artist: Some graphics whiz. I had to do it! Does this even constitute a cover? A great comic book cover matching each day of the year, 1 through 365. Please chime in…

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Covered 365: Day 41

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 41 – Action Comics #41, October 1941, Artist – Fred Ray. I’m enjoying the…

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