Saturday, September 27, 2014

Today in Comics History, September 27: Happy birthday, Scott Pilgrim!

It is Scott Pilgrim's birthday and he is all about PWNing it!

from Scott Pilgrim vs. the Universe (Oni, February 2009); script, pencils, inks and letters by Bryan Lee O'Malley

Today in Comics History, September 27: Scott Pilgrim finally dates a girl his own age

from Scott Pilgrim Gets It Together (Oni, October 2007); script, pencils, inks and letters by Bryan Lee O'Malley; colors by Nathan Fairbairn

Paper Doll Month, Day 27: Wake up Maggie I think I got paper clothes to stick to you

"She's a (Paper) Doll!" from Simpsons One-Shot Wonders: Maggie one-shot (October 2012); script, pencils, and inks by Sergio Aragonés, colors by Nathan Hamill
(Click picture to Homer-size)

Friday, September 26, 2014

Paper Doll Month, Day 26: In which I prove that Rob Liefeld anatomy is workable, as long as you make that his mutant power

Paper doll pages from Strong Guy Reborn one-shot (September 1997), script by Todd Dezago, pencils by Scott Cohn, inks by Harry Candelario, colors by Matt Webb, letters by Richard Starkings

Today in Comics History, September 26: Odin cares not for thy Midgardian emoticons

from Thor: Season One graphic novel (Marvel, October 2013), script by Lilah Sturges, pencils and inks by Pepe Larraz, colors by Wil Quintana, letters by Cory Petit

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Paper Doll Month, Day 25: Remember Alf? He's paper doll form!

"ALF's Dress-Up Dali" from ALF #33 (Marvel, September 1990), script by Michael Gallagher, pencils by Dave Manak, inks by Marie Severin, colors by George Roussos (?), letters by Rick Parker (?)

And nope...Marvel never published any reader submissions for ALF's fashions in the comic book, which was cancelled with issue #50. I do have to say this about Marvel: they gave ol' ALF a better saga wrap-up and story finish than NBC ever did.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Entire Silver Age in One Comics Panel

Panel from "The Thousand Deaths of Batman!" in Detective Comics #269 (July 1959), pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris

Paper Doll Month, Day 24: Dress my shorts

Paper doll back cover from Bart Simpson's Treehouse of Horror #1 (October 1995), artist unknown

Today in Comics History, September 24, 1947: The robotic buck stops there

from Atomic Robo Presents Real Science Adventures #11 (Red 5, September 2013), script by Brian Clevinger, pencils and inks by Dave Flora, letters by Jeff Powell

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Humans are way better than those stupid animals and we can prove it

"Nature's Prize Pupil" from Batman #116 (June 1958), script by Jack Schiff (?), pencils and inks by Bob Brown, letters by Ira Schnapp


Paper Doll Month, Day 23: Mr. Cain's fashions provided by The House of Mystery, Hollywood

"Make Your Own Monster!" from House of Mystery (1951 series) #227 (October-November 1974), script by Paul Levitz, pencils by Dennis Janke

Monday, September 22, 2014

Not many people know that Jack Kirby invented targeted advertising

[Altered] panel from [Uncanny] X-Men (1963 series) #14 (November 1965), script by Stan Lee, layouts by Jack Kirby, finishes by Werner Roth, inks by Vince Colletta, letters by Artie Simek

Paper Doll Month, Day 22: At last, your chance to give Batman an orange costume

The World's Greatest Superheroes: The Superman Sunday Special (September 25, 1983); script by Bob Rozakis, pencils by José Delbo, inks by Sal Trapani, letters by Gaspar Saladino
(Click picture to Bruce's chest-size)

And a special Cut-Out-with-Safety-Scissors and Colored-by-Hand Bull-Prize to Mighty Mike Zeidler for showing this one to me! Thanks, Mike!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Ten of a Kind: Cross-Eyed Modesty Blaise

(More Ten of a Kind here.)

Paper Doll Month: You can also dress him up in Millie the Model's outfits

"Dresspool!" from Baby's First Deadpool Book one-shot (December 1998), pencils by Joe Cooper, inks by Scott Elmer, colors by Johnny Greene