Saturday, February 28, 2015

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 59: Ben Burtt's favorite Star Wars story


Panels from Star Wars (1977 Marvel series) #72 (June 1983), script by Jo Duffy, breakdowns by Ron Frenz, finishes by Tom Palmer, colors by Stan Goldberg, letters by Joe Rosen

Friday, February 27, 2015

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 58: Actually, it's about ethics in Jedi training


Panels from The Star Wars #2 (October 2013), script by J. W. Rinzler, pencils and inks by Mike Mayhew, colors by Rain Beredo, letters by Michael Heisler

Thursday, February 26, 2015

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 57: Wow, Luke Skywalker got hot


Cover to Star Wars: Heir to the Empire #4 (January 1996), painted art by Mathieu Lauffray

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Today in Comics History: Gypsy is just as surprised as DC is that in February, Paris, Kentucky looks like Upper Wisconsin


Page from Justice League Task Force #22 (April 1995); script by Christopher Priest; pencils by Sal Velluto; inks by Andrew Lepoy, Mark McKenna, and Mick Gray; colors by Dave Grafe; letters by Kevin Cunningham

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 56: Yub yub


Intro page from Star Wars Tales #17 (September 2003), script by Dave Land, pencils and inks by Lucas Marangon, colors by Jason Hvam, letters by Steve Dutro

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 55: Meanwhile, in the margins of the Imperial Empire...


Panel from Sergio Aragonés Stomps Star Wars one-shot (January 2000), script by Mark Evanier, pencils and inks by Sergio Aragonés, colors by Dave McCaig, letters by Amador Cisneros

Monday, February 23, 2015

Today in Comics History: DC is just as surprised as you that their second-tier Justice League spin-off has suddenly turned into Bram Stoker's Dracula



Double-page panel (and text inset) from Justice League Task Force #22 (April 1995); script by Christopher Priest; pencils by Sal Velluto; inks by Andrew Lepoy, Mark McKenna, and Mick Gray; colors by Dave Grafe; letters by Kevin Cunningham
(Click big panel to reverse-Ray-Palmer-size)

Today in Comics History: Man stabbed with model plane, is glad at least that it wasn't the Concorde


Page from Past Lies: An Amy Devlin Mystery graphic novel (July 2010), written by Christina Weir and Nunzio DeFilippis, illustrated by Christopher Mitten

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 54: Calista Flockheart elbows in on Leia's territory


Panels from Star Wars Adventures: Princess Leia and the Royal Ransom graphic novel (July 2009), script by Jeremy Barlow, pencils and inks by Carlo Soriano, colors by Michael Atiyeh, letters by Michael Heisler

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Today in Comics History: I watched the needle take another man / Gone, gone, the damage done


Panels from The Resurrectionists #3 (January 2015), script by Fred van Lente, pencils by Maurizio Rozensweig, inks and colors by Moreno Dinisio, letters by Nate Piekos

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 53: The Day They Ran Out of Names in the Star Wars Universe


Panels from Star Wars: Dark Times #8 (January 2008), script by Randy Stradley [as Mick Harrison], pencils by Dave Ross, inks by Lui Antonio, colors by Alex Wald, letters by Michael Heisler



Cover of Four Color #402 (June 1952), pencils and inks by Al Hubbard

R.I.P. Mary Jane and Sniffles
1939 - 19 BBY