Sunday, July 27, 2014

Gwen of a Kind












(More Ten of a Kind here.)

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 27: Number 3 is trying to find her arm


Panels from Detective Comics #511 (February 1982), script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Frank Chiaramonte, colors by Adrienne Roy, letters by John Costanza

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Today in Comics History: It's Raining Men


Panel from Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland graphic novel (November 2012); script by Bill Willingham; layouts and pencils by Jim Fern; pencils by Craig Hamilton; inks by Craig Hamilton, Ray Snyder, Mark Farmer and Jim Fern; colors by Lee Loughridge; letters by Todd Klein


Hallelujah!

Today in Comics History: Mystère de Grand Saint Anne (Traditional); Swamp Thing refuses to go skinny dipping


Panels from Swamp Thing (1985 series series) #41 (October 1985), script by Alan Moore, pencils by Stephen R. Bissette, inks by Alfredo Alcala, colors by Tatjana Wood, letters by John Costanza

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 26: That bear blowed up reeeeeeal good!



Panels from X-Factor (2006 series) #258 (August 2013), script by Peter David, pencils by Neil Edwards and Carmen Carnero, inks by Jay Leisten, colors by Matt Milla, letters by Cory Petit

Friday, July 25, 2014

If I Ran the New 52

Batman in Too Many Vitamins

Today in Comics History: Feast of Papa Ogou (Observed); Swamp Thing finally learns to answer to his name


Panel from Swamp Thing (1985 series series) #41 (October 1985), script by Alan Moore, pencils by Stephen R. Bissette, inks by Alfredo Alcala, colors by Tatjana Wood, letters by John Costanza

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 25: I don't have to be faster than the bear, just faster than you


"Escape Bear...and a Bare Escape": P-F Canvas Shoes advertisement in World's Finest Comics #25 (July-August 1949),
pencils and inks by Al Plastino (?)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Today in Comics History: Man killed for being named "Goffrey du L'Oranche"


Panels from "Dial P for Purr-der" in Tiger Lawyer #2 (July 2012), script by Ryan Ferrier, art by Matt McCray

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 24: I don't think I'm allowed to read this comic book...

...and it's not because of the savage bear attack.


Panels from [Son of] Tomahawk #137 (November-December 1971), script by Robert Kanigher, pencils and inks by Frank Thorne

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Today in Comics History: Moving from Bedrock to Manhattan proves profitable for financier


Panel from the Betty Bates story "Oil Found" in Hit Comics #30 (November 1943), pencils and inks by Al Bryant

Actually, that visually unclear date could be anything between July 20-29, but I don't have a tag named "Around This Point in Comics History."

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 23: Gladly the Cross-Eyed Bear


Panels from Animal Man (2011 series) #7 (May 2012), script by Jeff Lemire, pencils and inks by Travel Foreman, colors by Lovern Kindzierski, letters by Jared K. Fletcher

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 22: Mmmmmmm, pic-a-nic baskets





Panels from "Mass Historia!" in Simpsons Comics #200 (March 2013), script by Ian Boothby, pencils by Phil Ortiz, inks by Mike DeCarlo, colors by Art Villanueva, letters by Karen Bates

Monday, July 21, 2014

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 21: Batman beats bad guys like a rug



Panels from "The Creatures That Stalked Batman" in Detective Comics #279 (May 1960), script by Bill Finger (?), pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris