Tag X-Men

Covered 365: Day 357

Batman #357, DC Comics, March 1983. Artist: Ed Hannigan. 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. I think Ed Hannigan’s cover to…

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Covered 365: Day 320

Doh!!!! Just realized I posted this a day early – apologies. X-Men #320, Marvel Comics, January 1995. Artist: Mike Joe Madureira. Joe Madureira gives us such a great sense of motion on his cover to X-Men #320, the more I…

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Covered 365: Day 280

Captain America #280, Marvel Comics, April 1983. Artist: Mike Zeck. I think Day 280 is a good day, lead by Mike Zeck’s very strong cover to Captain America #283. John Byrne’s cover to Fantastic Four #280 caught my eye, funny…

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Covered 365: Day 279

Four Color #279, Eastern Color, June 1950, Artist: Bill Wright. We’re getting less and less to choose from folks, there were only 38 covers to pick from today. Clearly the best of the lot was Bill Wright’s delightful Mickey Mouse…

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Covered 365: Day 277

Daredevil #277, Marvel Comics, February 1990, Artist: Rick Leonardi. There are now less that 50 actual covers to choose from each day, that’s not saying there will be a lack of winners. Let’s see what today brought us. I really…

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Covered 365: Day 268

Daredevil #268, Marvel Comics, July 1989, Artist: John Romita Jr. Yikes, my Mama told me there’d be days like this. Please don’t take offence but a little dark humour is in order here, the only cover that spoke to me…

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Cold War: The Damocles Contract

I have really been enjoying John Byrne’s return to the X-Men on his Byrne Robotics site under the Fan Fic (Fan Fiction) heading. This link will get you to page one of issue one. We are about halfway through issue…

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Covered 365: Day 251

Batman #251, DC Comics, September 1973, Artist: Neal Adams. We all knew it was coming, Neal Adams’ Batman #251 cover is one of the classic Joker covers, ever. I like the way John Byrne’s Cap looks on the cover of…

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Covered 365: Day 249

Amazing Spider-Man #249, Marvel Comics, February 1984, Artist: John Byrne. Remember those old urban legends about the female secretaries winning weekly football pools because they picked by jersey colors? Well today I had it down to Daredevil #249 and Amazing…

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Covered 365: Day 245

Amazing Spider-Man #245, Marvel Comics, October 1983, Artist: John Romita Jr. I’ve always loved the cover to Amazing Spider-Man #245, great work from Junior. I really like the Leinil Francis Yu Fantastic Four Variant cover to X-Men Legacy #245, great…

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Covered 365: Day 240

X-Men #240, Marvel Comics, January 1989, Artist: Marc Silvestri. Day 240 makes two wanting days in a row. I’m to the point in this exercise where I do not look ahead, so I’m always hopeful tomorrow will be a better…

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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 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…

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Covered 365: Day 205

Four Color #205, Eastern Color, December 1948. Artist: Morris Gollub. I’ve never been more afraid to pick a cover! To be true to the project I had to go with the best cover and that is Morris Gollub’s exquisite rendering…

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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 142

X-Men #142, Marvel Comics, February 1981 – Artist: Terry Austin. I’ve always been blown away by this depiction of Wolverine getting blown away! And how do you not want to read it when it says “This Issue: Everyone Dies!” Four…

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