Monday, May 25, 2015

This is how I'm celebrating my Tenth Blogiversary.

Well, goodnight everybody!

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 145: We shall all find ourselves here in time

Panels from Star Wars (1977 Marvel series) #49 (July 1981), script by Mike W. Barr, breakdowns by Walt Simonson (breakdowns), finishes by Tom Palmer, colors by Don Warfield and Christie Scheele, letters by Shelly Leferman


Teniversary Countdown #1: V #10? I coulda had a V 8!

Today is the tenth anniversary of my blog. (Please, do not blow up Big Ben to commemorate it!)

Panels from V for Vendetta #10 (May 1989); script by The Original Writer Alan Moore; pencils and inks by David Lloyd; colors by David Lloyd, Siobhan Dodds, and Steve Whitaker; letters by Steve Craddock


Eh, that's better.

More (I promise), today!

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Teniversary Countdown #2: The Thing and Black Widow cosplay John Steed and Emma Peel

Panels from Marvel Two-in-One #10 (July 1975), script by Chris Claremont, pencils by Bob Brown, inks and colors by Klaus Janson, letters by John Costanza

No, not that Avengers. This Avengers:

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 144: May the Shorts Be With You

Hey, it's the semi-un-official beginning of summer! And what better way to celebrate than with some Star Wars Comics Board Shorts! (?!?)

Yes, no, I didn't make these up! You can actually get 'em at Target: men's swim shorts featuring the covers of the first Marvel Star Wars comic book series! Head on out to Target and tell 'em Bully sent ya!

Prefer DC Comics to Star Wars? Target has you covered! (Literally!)

(Batman shorts available online here).

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Teniversary Countdown #3: Wholesome funny animal comics, my fuzzy butt

Panels from "Slightly Sidetracked" in Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #10 (July 1941), script by Ted Osborne, pencils by Floyd Gottfredson, inks by Al Taliaferro, reprinted from the Mickey Mouse comic strip

And later...

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 143: Sith-ke-bob

Panels from "Resurrection" in Star Wars Tales #9 (September 2001), script by Ron Marz, pencils by Rick Leonardi, inks by Terry Austin, colors by Raul Trevino, letters by Steve Dutro
(Click picture to double-lightsaber-size)

Friday, May 22, 2015

Teniversary Countdown #4: Guys with horns are always the finest lovers (present company included)

Panels from Saga #10 (February 2013); script by Brian K. Vaughan; pencils, inks, and colors by Fiona Staples; letters by Fonografiks and Fiona Staples

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 142: I am a man who will fight for your honor

Panels from Kanan: The Last Padawan #1 (June 2015), script by Greg Weisman, pencils and inks by Pepe Larraz, colors by David Curiel, letters by Joe Caramagna

The title of this post: because all I could think of was this music video:

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Late Again with David Letterman

Teniversary Countdown #5: Previously, on the CW's The Flash

Panel from Flash (1987 series) #10 (March 1988), script by Mike Baron, pencils by Mike Collins, inks by Larry Mahlstedt, colors by Michele Wolfman, letters by Steve Haynie

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 141: Situation Normal, All Forced Up

Panels from Star Wars (2015 Marvel series) #2 (April 2015), script by Jason Aaron, pencils and inks by John Cassaday, colors by Laura Martin, letters by Chris Eliopoulos

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Teniversary Countdown #6: This guy was working on a WPA Project in Exposition

Panel from the Bruce Nelson story "The Blood of the Lotus, Part 2" in Detective Comics (1935 series) #10 (December 1937), script by Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson, pencils and inks by Tom Hicke

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 140: This Lando Is Your Lando, This Lando Is My Lando

Hey, let's check in with Lando Calrissian and see what kinda cool stuff he's up to now!

Panels from "Lady Luck" in Star Wars Tales #3 (March 2000), script by Rich Handley and Darko Macan, pencils and inks by Chris Brunner, colors by Michelle Madsen and Dave Stewart, letters by Steve Dutro

Lando Calrissian: works every time.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Teniversary Countdown #7: Giant Green Star Wars Rabbit!

Continuing the exciting countdown to my tenth blogiversary by posting favorite panels from comics' tenth issues! And starring my favorite Extended Universe Legacies character from Star Wars: GIANT GREEN STAR WARS RABBIT!

Panels from Star Wars (1977 Marvel series) #10 (April 1978); plot by Roy Thomas, Howard Chaykin, and Don Glut, layouts by Alan Kupperberg, pencils by Howard Chaykin, inks by Tom Palmer, colors by Françoise Mouly, letters by John Costanza

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 139: Even George Lucas is embarrassed by this turn of events

Panel from The Star Wars #7 (April 2014), script by J. W. Rinzler, pencils and inks by Mike Mayhew, colors by Rain Beredo, letters by Michael Heisler