Saturday, April 09, 2016

Today in Comics History: Batman falls; newspaper makes a typo


Cover of Marvel Premiere #29 (April 1976), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Frank Giacoia, letters by Danny Crespi (?)

366 Days with J. Jonah Jameson, Day 100: Old Man Jonah


Panels from The Buzz #1 (July 2000), co-plot and script by Tom DeFalco, co-plot and pencils by Ron Frenz, inks by Sal Buscema, colors by Nel Yomtov, letters by Paul Tutrone

Friday, April 08, 2016

366 Days with J. Jonah Jameson, Day 99: In which we learn the jurisdiction of flagpoles in Manhattan of Earth-616


Panels from Avengers (1963 series) #59 (December 1968), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by George Klein, letters by Sam Rosen

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Today in Comics History: Condé Nast publishes the past tense of Spin magazine


Panel from Misbegotten #1 (March 2015, Action Lab Comics), story by Caesar Voghan, script by Caesar Voghan, Justin Case, and Eric Granger; art by Justin Case; letters by William Bohm

366 Days with J. Jonah Jameson, Day 98: First Appearance: Rob Liefeld


Panel from Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #22 (March 1965), script by Stan Lee, pencils and inks by Steve Ditko, colors by Stan Goldberg, letters by Artie Simek

Hey Steve Ditko, don't sugarcoat it...just what do you think of modern art?





Panels from "Blue Beetle Faces the Destroyer of Heroes" in Blue Beetle #5 (November 1968; plot; pencils, and inks by Steve Ditko; script by D.C. Glanzman, with Keuffel & Esser Leroy lettering

In case you're scratching your head a little bit over Ditko's theories of perception and morality, let's just clear that up with one simple page:


Page from Steve Ditko's 160-Page Package (March 1999); script, pencils, inks, and letters by Steve Ditko

Simple as pie!

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

366 Days with J. Jonah Jameson, Day 97: This entire sequence is brought to you by Boots Randolph's "Yakety Sax"




Panels from Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #24 (May 1965); plot, pencils, and inks by Steve Ditko; script by Stan Lee; colors by Stan Goldberg (?); letters by Sam Rosen


Tuesday, April 05, 2016

366 Days with J. Jonah Jameson, Day 96: How does this comic know I began reading it 46 hours ago?


Panels from Creatures on the Loose #35 (May 1975), script by David Anthony Kraft, pencils by George Péerez, inks by Frank McLaughlin, colors by Petra Goldberg, letters by Dave Hunt

Monday, April 04, 2016

366 Days with J. Jonah Jameson, Day 95: So this is the "Spider-Man: Homecoming" everybody's been talking about


Panel from Amazing Spider-Man (1963 series) #17 (October 1964), script by Stan Lee, pencils and inks by Steve Ditko, colors by Stan Goldberg, letters by Sam Rosen

Sunday, April 03, 2016

366 Days with J. Jonah Jameson, Day 94: We'll have a wolf time then, Dad, you know we'll have a wolf time then


Panels from Captain America (1968 series) #403 (Late July 1992), script by Mark Gruenwald, pencils by Rik Levins, inks by Danny Bulanadi, colors by Gina Going, letters by Joe Rosen