Tag Win Mortimer

Things to Come

We’re just into the last quarter of our 80th Anniversary year of the first Canadian comic book. In the Spring, Sequential Magazine came up with a special oversized issue looking at Canadian comics and in June we pulled off our…

Undervalued Spotlight #466

World’s Finest #34, DC Comics, May/June 1948. It was nice seeing one of my comic pals Warren up at the shop this past weekend. The man always has a positive outlook on things which is very refreshing. Warren asked when…

Covered 365: Day 206

House of Mystery #206, DC Comics, September 1972. Artist: Tony DeZuniga. Psychiatrist’s office – “Mr. Durajlija you seem to have an obsession with Scarecrows, tell me about your childhood on the farm”… Tony DeZuniga draws a mean scarecrow on the…

Covered 365: Day 184

Detective Comics #184, DC Comics, June 1952. Artist: Win Mortimer. Revisiting some popular past Covered 365 themes with today’s books. First lets see what lies at the end of the Rainbow, how about a great Win Mortimer Detective #184 delivering…

Covered 365: Day 180

Detective Comics, DC, February 1952. Artist: Win Mortimer. Win Mortimer adds another cover to his impressive list with a cool Joker scene on Detective Comics #180. I really like the aesthetics and simplicity of Four Color #180, sadly I’ve always…

Covered 365: Day 164

Detective Comics #164, DC, October 1950 – Artist: Win Mortimer. Finally a runaway winner. With Detective Comics #164 Win Mortimer whips up a classic Batman and Robin cover that’s seen renewed demand in this cover crazy market. I’m telling you…

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…

Covered 365: Day 140

Adventure Comics #140, DC Comics, May 1949 – Artist: Win Mortimer. I wasn’t sure if Adventure Comics #140 was going to get the JOWA or the headline but in the end I decided I really like this cover, the deep…

Hamilton’s Comic Past

Saturday will be the first comic-themed con held in Hamilton in many a year. I hope we can make it a success and then an annual event that can be expanded to the whole weekend. My small contribution will be moderating a panel on Hamilton’s connection with comics and...