Tag X-Factor

Covered 365: Day 262

Mickey Mouse #262, Gemstone, March February 1978, Artist: Ulrich Schroder. I did not find one cover today I could truly celebrate 🙁 We are 262 days in so getting this far along before hitting a rut should be seen as…

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Covered 365: Day 259

Blackhawk #259, DC Comics, June 1983, Artist: Howard Chaykin. I’m super impressed by Howard Chaykin’s cover to Blackhawk #259, I’ll be honest and say I wasn’t even aware of this cover, now I want one. David Yardin endlessly impresses me…

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Covered 365: Day 254

Superman #254, DC Comics, July 1972, Artist: Nick Cardy. I’ve gained a new appreciation for Nick Cardy thanks to this column. I think his cover to Superman #254 is a standout. Speaking of gaining a new appreciation, David Yardin has…

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Covered 365: Day 252

Superman #252, DC Comics, June 1972, Artist: Neal Adams. Today it came down to a beautiful wrap-around cover versus a beautiful cover swipe. I’m not afraid to go with a swipe if I think it worthy but today I have…

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Covered 365: Day 244

Four Color #244, Eastern Color, September 1942, Artist: Walt Kelly. Look at the mastery of Walt Kelly on the cover of Four Color #244, you need 5 minutes to take this cover in properly, simply wonderful art. Of the 3…

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Covered 365: Day 234

X-Factor #234, Marvel Comics, June 2012. Artist: David Yardin. David Yardin wallpaper, I’d buy some. Mr. Yardin has a style to his own, have a look at X-Factor #234, really good stuff from David Yardin. Neal Adams flushes out the…

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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 219

X-Factor #219, Marvel Comics, July 2011. Artist: David Yardin. David Yardin delivers a striking cover for X-Factor #219, the composition of the action scene is top notch but his use of light sends this cover to the next level, great…

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Undervalued Spotlight #179

Avengers #263, Marvel Comics, January 1986 Quick trivia question. What comic featured the 1st appearance of the X-Factor? Well, if you said 1963’s X-Men #1 you wouldn’t be wrong. Angel, Beast, Cyclops, Jean Grey and Iceman all indeed made up the…

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Fan Expo: X-Factor turns 200

It’s good news for one of the best X-Universe series on Marvel’s roaster. Peter David’s series is going to go back to it’s original numbering with issue 200. Marvel has released the solicitation for this issue and it sounds all…

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