Saturday, July 31, 2010

Same Story, Different Cover: All that money spent on the memorial and they still spelled her name wrong

MTU #100/MT #250

L: Amazing Spider-Man #121 (June 1973), art by John Romita, Sr.
R: Marvel Tales #192 (October 1986), reprinting ASM #121 (and #122), art by John Romita, Sr.

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365 Days with Hank McCoy, Day 212

B&B #1
Panels from Beauty and the Beast #1 (December 1984), script by Ann Nocenti, pencils by Don Perlin, inks by Kim DeMulder, colors by George Roussos, letters by Joe Rosen



Friday, July 30, 2010

365 Days with Hank McCoy, Day 211

New Mutants #3
Panels from New Mutants v.2 #3 (September 2003), script by Nunzio Defilippis and Christina Weir, pencils by Keron Grant, inks by Rob Stull, colors by Dan Kemp, letters by Randy Gentile



Thursday, July 29, 2010

Please wash your hands after touching this blog

Sorry to say I'm still sick...(cough cough)...but hey, some of the world's greatest heroes have been sick one time or another.

Action #363
Panels from Action Comics #363 (May 1968), script by Leo Dorfman, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Mike Esposito


And I figured this was the best way to let you know I'm still out of service for a few days. Why, what other possible way could you alert your fans?


Action #363

Oh, geez, Lex...get a LiveJournal, will ya?

Anyway, I'm sure it's just a little summer cold. What's the worst that could happen?


Action #363

Uh-oh.


365 Days with Hank McCoy, Day 210

Captain America #252
Panel from Captain America #252 (December 1980), script by Roger Stern, pencils by John Byrne, inks by Joe Rubinstein, colors by Bob Sharen, letters by Jim Novak



Wednesday, July 28, 2010

365 Days with Hank McCoy, Day 209

UXM #27
Panel from [Uncanny] X-Men #27 (December 1966), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Werner Roth, inks by Dick Ayers, letters by Sam Rosen



Tuesday, July 27, 2010

This little bull is as sick as a dog

...so I'm climbing into bed with an ice pack, a quart of orange juice, and a stack of comics.

What If? #4
Panel from What If? v.2 #4 (October 1989), script by Danny Fingeroth, pencils by Mark Bagley, inks by Keith Williams, colors by Tom Vincent, letters by Ken Lopez

I hope you're feeling better than me and Post-Secret Wars Spider-Man, and remember: wash your hands thoroughly after touching Black Cat. You don't know where she's been.


365 Days with Hank McCoy, Day 208

Ms. Marvel #16
Page from Ms. Marvel #16 (April 1978), script by Chris Claremont, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Frank Springer, colors by Janice Cohen, letters by Rick Parker



Monday, July 26, 2010

365 Days with Hank McCoy, Day 207

MTIO #75
Panels from Marvel Two-in-One #75 (May 1981), script by Tom DeFalco, breakdowns by Alan Kupperberg, finishes and inks by Chic Stone, colors by George Roussos, letters by Michael Higgins



Sunday, July 25, 2010

Ten of a Kind: Convention Wisdom





















(More Ten of a Kind here.)


365 Days with Hank McCoy, Day 206

X-Men #22
Panel from X-Men #22 (July 1993), script by Fabian Nicieza, pencils by Andy Kubert, inks by Mark Pennington, colors by Joe Rosas, letters by Bill Oakley



Sunday Morning Silents: Accidental Accidents


Fragment of Accidental Accidents (1924), starring Charley Chase. Seven minutes of this short have been lost to history; this remaining segment has been remastered for the DVD set Becoming Charley Chase.