Saturday, December 27, 2014

Today in Comics History, December 27: Apparently this is the day Wolverine dies

from Incredible Hercules #128 (Marvel, June 2009), script by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente, pencils by Dietrich O. Smith, inks by Terry Pallot, colors by Raúl Treviño, letters by Joe Caramagna

Today in Comics History, December 27: It has taken Barbara Gordon only four weeks to morph into Mary Jane Watson

from "Tall, Dark, Handsome — and Missing!" in Detective Comics #384 (DC, February 1969), script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Murphy Anderson

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Alfred Pennyworth and Bruce Wayne Wish You a Merry Christmas

Panel from Detective Comics (2011 series) #37 (February 2015), script by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato, pencils and inks by Francis Manapul, colors by Brian Buccellato, letters by Jared K. Fletcher

Black Widow Wishes You a Merry Christmas

Panels from "...And To All a Good Night" in Amazing Adventures #5 (March 1971), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gene Colan, inks by Bill Everett, letters by Artie Simek

Judge Dredd Wishes You a Very Merry Christmas

Panels from the Judge Dredd story "I Hate Christmas" in 2000 AD Prog 867 (25 December 1993), script by Mark Millar, art by Carlos Ezquerra, letters by Tom Frame

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Today in Comics History, December 24: Live from 200 Miles Northeast of Edmonton, it's the Wolverine Christmas Spectacular!

from Grindhouse: Drive In, Bleed Out #1 (Dark Horse, November 2014), script and letters by Alex De Campi, pencils and inks by R. M. Guéra, colors by Giulia Brusco

Today in Comics History, December 24: An extra is imported from the set of Mary Poppins

from "The Egg!" in Strange Tales #2 (Marvel/Atlas, August 1951), pencils by Morris Marcus (?), inks by Frank Sieminsky, letters by Artie Simek

Today in Comics History, December 24, 1776: George Washington invents the triple-decker cheeseburger

from "Unstuck in Time!" in Archie Giant Series Magazine #602 [The World of Jughead] (Archie, October 1989), script by Rich Margopoulos, pencils by Doug Crane, inks by Tom Moore, colors by Barry Grossman, letters by Bill Yoshida

Today in Comics History, December 24: The Avengers would like to remind you that this is the last happy moment in their comic books through at least next year

from Avengers Annual (2014 series) #1 (Marvel, February 2014), script by Kathryn Immonen, pencils and inks by David Lafuente, colors by Rain Beredo and Lee Loughridge, letters by Cory Petit

Today in Comics History, December 24: Dorothy Gale files a restraining order on Santa Claus

from The Road to Oz #6 (Marvel, May 2013), script by Eric Shanower based on the novel by L. Frank Baum, pencils and inks by Skottie Young, colors by Jean-Francois Beaulieu, letters by Jeff Eckleberry

Monday, December 22, 2014

Today in Comics History, December 22, 199?: Batman is so angry about not knowing Fidel Finnegan III's exact year of birth that his nose disappears

from Detective Comics #636 (DC, Late September 1991), script by Louise Simonson, pencils by Jim Fern, inks by Steve Mitchell, colors by Adrienne Roy, letters by John Costanza

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Today in Comics History, December 21, 1963: New hexagonal moon does not test well in English suburbia

from "Sympathy for the Devil" in 2000 AD Prog 873 (Fleetway, 4 February 1994), script by Alan McKenzie, art by Steve Parkhouse and Nick Abadzis and (Gina?) Hart, letters by Steve Parkhouse

Today in Comics History, December 21, 2049: Xiaolian does more by 9 AM on Winter Solstice than you do all day

from East of West #5 (Image, August 2013), script by Jonathan Hickman, pencils and inks by Nick Dragotta, colors by Frank Martin, letters by Rus Wooton