Saturday, February 15, 2020

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 46: Old Guys with White Beards Theatre Presents


Panel from Jupiter's Legacy #1 (April 2013), script by Mark Millar, pencils and inks by Frank Quitely,
colors and letters by Peter Doherty

Today in Comics Real History: Cassino Royale

War! Huh! What is it good for? Absolutely nuthin'. (Say it again!)

Okay, okay, I'll give you one good thing we got from war: the amazing artwork of Sam Glanzman.


Splash page from Combat #9 [8b] (July-September 1963), pencils and inks by Sam Glanzman

The first four paras of the Wikipedia article give very good background information. More important to our interests, read about Sam Glanzman here.

Friday, February 14, 2020

Today in Comics History: Spidey gets back to where he once belonged


Panel from Marvel Team-Up (1972 series) #10 (June 1973), script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Jim Mooney, inks by Frank Giacoia, colors by Stan Goldberg, letters by Charlotte Jetter

Today in Comics History: The Grateful Dead Go to Monte Carlo


Panel from Combat #9 [8b] (July-September 1963), pencils and inks by Sam Glanzman

Many thanks to "Mighty" Mike Sterling for pointing this panel out to the world!

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 45: Everybody Hates Daredevil


Panels from Spider-Man Special Edition one-shot [The Trial of Venom] (November 1992), script by Peter David, pencils by Jim Craig, inks by Dan Day and David Day, colors by Tom Smith, letters by Ken Lopez

Today in Comics History: A kiss is just a kiss


Panel from Doomsday Clock #10 (July 2019), script by Geoff Johns, pencils and inks by Gary Frank, colors by Brad Anderson, letters by Rob Leigh

Today in Comics History: Deadpool has a heart


Page from Deadpool (2016 series) #26 (April 2017), script by Gerry Duggan, pencils and inks by Scott Hepburn, colors by Java Tartaglia and Irma Kniivila, letters by Joe Sabino

Oh course, I know your question right now is


And that's a very good question. But remember, this is a Deadpool comic book%#151;so it might get a little bloody. Still sure youy wanna see it? Scroll down past the spoiler space below!

























I WARNED YOU!

Thursday, February 13, 2020

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 44: He's only thwipping what we're all thinking


Panels from Peter Parker: Spider-Man (1999 series) #5 (April 2000), script by Howard Mackie, pencils by John Romita, Jr., inks by Scott Hanna, colors by Gregory Wright, letters by Richard Starkings and Troy Peteri

Yes, I know he's splooshing and not twhipping. Don't sploosh, Spider-Man. Don't sploosh.

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Today in Comics History: The United Airlines PR director breathes a sigh of relief


Segment from "Scoops...Pictures to Remember" in Real Fact Comics #1 (March-April 1946), pencils and inks by George Russos

Here's Paul Whiteman performing "Rhapsody in Blue," one of my favorite pieces of music. I'd post "Bullhattan," my little mini-movie featuring me running around New York City to the tune of Gershwin's great gelody, but YouTube took it down. Boo hiss.


365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 43: No one can figure out how Cyclops keeps his visor on


Panel from Cyclops (2014 series) #12 (June 2015), script by John Layman, pencils and inks by Javier Garrón, colors by Chris Sotomayor, letters by Joe Caramagna

Today in Comics History: Monster.com is still not yet invented


Panel from Doomsday Clock #10 (July 2019), script by Geoff Johns, pencils and inks by Gary Frank, colors by Brad Anderson, letters by Rob Leigh

Tune in again on April 18 to see the exciting conclusion!

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 42: Cigarette Break with the Vampire


Panels from Preacher #5 (August 1995), script by Garth Ennis, pencils and inks by Steve Dillon, colors by Matt Hollingsworth, letters by Clem Robins

Monday, February 10, 2020

Today in Comics History: The Uncanny X-Ray


Panels from Doomsday Clock #4 (May 2018), script by Geoff Johns, pencils and inks by Gary Frank, colors by Brad Anderson, letters by Rob Leigh



Cover of Doomsday Clock #5 (July 2018), pencils and inks by Gary Frank, colors by Brad Anderson

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 41: Don't make Mom mad


Panels from "Spider-Mom" in Spider-Island: I Love New York City one-shot (November 2011); script by Kelly Sue DeConnick; pencils, inks; and colors by Chuck BB; letters by Clayton Cowles

Sunday, February 09, 2020

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 40: His longest speech without using the word "bub"


Panels from "The Fundamental Thing" in X-Men Annual #14 (1990), script by Chris Claremont, pencils by Mark Heike, inks by Geof Isherwood, colors by Nelson Yomtov, letters by Michael Heisler

That is clearly the eye that's supposed to be under Wolverine's patch in that final panel.