Saturday, June 20, 2015

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley, Night 20


Panels from Batman: The Dark Knight (October 2011 series) #6 (April 2012), script by Paul Jenkins, dialogue assist by Joe Harris, pencils by David Finch, inks by Richard Friend, colors by Jeromy Cox, letters by Sal Cipriano

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 171: Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww.


from Darth Vader and Son (April 2012), script and art by Jeffrey Brown

Friday, June 19, 2015

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley, Night 19



Panels from Batman #604 (August 2002), script by Ed Brubaker, pencils by Scott McDaniel, inks by Andy Owens, colors by Gregory Wright, color separations by Wildstorm FX, letters by John Costanza

Today in Comics History: General Washington and his troops shoot furiously at something off panel, possibly Godzilla

Ah yes, the infamous Superman Salutes the Bicentennial treasury which has zero Superman stories in it, only reprints of Tomahawk comics. No wonder I tried to drown this comic book in the bathtub.


Page from "Valley Forge" in Limited Collectors' Edition #C-47 [Superman Salutes the Bicentennial] (August-September 1976); script, pencils and inks by Fred Ray

Today in Comics History: Doc Savage cracks wise for the Street and Smith fanboys



Panels from Doc Savage Annual 2014 (May 2014), script by Shannon Eric Denton, pencils and inks by Roberto Castro, colors by Inlight Studios, letters by Rob Steen

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 170: Nobody cares if Threepio gets hit by friendly fire


Panels from "Death Star Pirates" in Star Wars Tales #8 (June 2001); script by Henry Gilroy; pencils, inks, and letters by Glen Murakami; colors by Don Skinner

Thursday, June 18, 2015

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley, Night 18


Panels from Batman: Son of the Demon graphic novel (September 1987); script by Mike W. Barr; pencils, inks, and colors by Jerry Bingham; letters by John Costanza

Ziggy Pig: Beyond Thunderdome

PREVIOUSLY: on Marvel's Secret Wars


Hey, wait a minute…that guy did say all Marvel worlds that no longer exist, right?

That means it's time for


Next week: Millie the Mauler!

You can read more about Marvel/Timely's Ziggy Pig and Silly Seal, created by Al Jaffee! So where's my Ziggy fold-in, Marvel?

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 169: Now, what's cooler than being cool?


Panels from "Hoth" in Star Wars Tales #5 (September 2000); script, pencils, inks and letters by Tony Millionaire, colors by Michelle Madsen

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley, Night 17



Panels from Batman: Castle of the Bat one-shot (1994); script by Jack C. Harris,painted art by Bo Hampton, letters by Tracy Hampton-Munsey

Today in Comics History: Policeman's tragic death changes gritty crime series into DC Adventures comic


Panels from C.O.W.L. #6 (November 2014), script by Kyle Higgins and Alec Siegel, pencils and inks by Elsa Charretier, colors by Rod Reis, letters by Troy Peteri

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 168: Imperial forces prepare to destroy Cerebro

Two-page spread from Star Wars: Zam Wesell one-shot (March 2002), script by Ron Marz, pencils and inks by Ted Naifeh, colors by Dave Stewart, color separations and letters by Digital Chameleon
(Click picture to Xavier's Big Brain-size)

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley, Night 16


Panels from Batman Confidential #40 (March 2010); script, pencils, and inks by Sam Kieth; colors by José Villarrubia and Sam Kieth, letters by Sal Cipriano

Today in Comics History: Travis Morgan lands in Skartaris, misses seeing the Moon Landing by just that much


Panel from Justice League Task Force #35 (June 1996), script by Christopher Priest, pencils by Ramon Bernado, inks by Nick Napolitano and Anibal Rodriguez, colors by Adrienne Roy, letters by Kevin Cunningham

Today in Comics History: My love that will not die, does


Cover of i Love You #37 (Charlton, November 1961), pencils by Joe Sinnott, inks by Vince Colletta

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 167: Threepio finally proves himself to be useful


Panels from Star Wars: The Protocol Offensive one-shot (September 1997), plot by Brian Daley; script by Ryder Windham and Anthony Daniels (yes, that Anthony Daniels), painted art by Igor Kordey; letters by Sean Konot

Monday, June 15, 2015

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley, Night 15


Panels from Legends of the Dark Knight (2012 digital series) #52 (May 2013), script by Robert Jeschonek, pencils and inks by Declan Shalvey, colors by Matt Wilson, letters by Saida Temofonte

Today in Comics History: Henchmen are entirely too impressed by an abandoned warehouse


Panel from Black Market #2 (August 2014), script by Frank J. Barbiere, pencils and inks by Victor Santos, colors by Adam Metcalfe, letters by Ed Dukeshire

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 166: But enough about your holographic viewing habits, Luke


Panel from Star Wars: Vader's Quest #2 (March 1999); script by Darko Macan; pencils, inks, and letters by Dave Gibbons; colors by Angus McKie ?

Sunday, June 14, 2015

There Is No Hope in Crime Alley, Night 14


Panel from Batman #519 (June 1995), script by Doug Moench, pencils by Kelley Jones, inks by John Beatty, colors by Greg Wright, letters by Todd Klein

Today in Comics History: Motion picture premieres adapting Milton Bradley's "Operation"


Panels from Black Market #1 (July 2014), script by Frank J. Barbiere, pencils and inks by Victor Santos, colors by Adam Metcalfe, letters by Ed Dukeshire

365 Days of Star Wars Comics, Day 165: Even in the Star Wars Universe there are Star Wars Fanboys


Panels from "Tall Tales" in Star Wars Tales #11 (March 2002), script by Scott Allie, pencils and inks by Paul Lee and Brian Horton, colors by Dave Stewart, letters by Steve Dutro