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Covered 365: Day 256

Four Color #256, Eastern Color, December 1949, Artist: Carl Barks. What do you get when you add lots of sky blue to a great Carl Barks drawing? Walt’s cover of the day! Four Color #256 is feel-good comic art from…

Covered 365: Day 222

Wonder Woman #222, DC Comics, December 2005. Artist: J.G. Jones. Day 222 will be themed, it belongs to the adversaries squaring off covers lead by J.G. Jones’ striking Wonder Woman #212 (1987 series). Marc Silvestri adds to the theme with…

Of Man And Apes

Man am I excited! As perhaps long time readers of this column know, Tarzan was probably the single biggest catalyst in bringing to life my love of reading, action adventure, and drawing. I recently came upon the original art for the pin up by Big…

Joe Kubert: Lord of the Jungle!

My real love for adventure stories started for me when I was 10 years old, and my Grade 5 teacher, Mrs. Nethercott was responsible. She read a chapter or at least several pages a day, in the afternoon, and from…

ComicLink Original Art Auction Nov 29th

ComicLink completed their November Focused Auction last week, with the original comic art portion ending September 28th. Here we’ll look at five choices that stuck out from the rest of the herd. This auction featured a large number of Steve…

Comic World Mourns Joe Kubert

Legendary comic book artist Joe Kubert passed away Sunday August 12th. He was born September 18th 1926 and died just over a month shy of his 86th birthday. Kubert’s body of work spanned 70 years and he remained active creating…

Undervalued Spotlight #107

Tarzan #25, Dell Comics, October 1951 There’s a nice copy of Tarzan #25 sitting in my comic collection! About 15 years ago I bought a collection of Gold Key comics from the late 60s and early 70s and in the…

Undervalued Spotlight #64

Tarzan Lord of the Jungle #1, Marvel Comics, June 1977 Tarzan is one of the most celebrated fictional heroes ever created. Edgar Rice Burroughs was a prolific writer who was adept at Science Fiction, Fantasy and Adventure stories. He created many…