Saturday, March 03, 2018

Today in Comics History, March 3, 1981: Biff Tannen continues to predict the rest of the 1980s

from Back to the Future: Biff to the Future #4 (IDW, April 2017), story and script by Bob Gale and Derek Fridolfs, pencils by Alan Robinson, inks by Alan Robinson and Jaime Castro, colors by Maria Santaolalla, letters by Shawn Lee

Today in Comics History, March 3, 1942: Steve Rogers rips off Jack Kirby

from The Adventures of Captain America #1 (September 1991); script by Fabian Nicieza; pencils by Kevin Maguire; inks by Joe Rubinstein; colors by Paul Mounts; letters by Richard Starkings
(Click top picture to Golden Age-size)

Also, I'm wondering if "boss" was 1940s slang. Seeing as it's partly of Liverpudlian origin, and I don't see no Ringo Starr in these here panels, maybe not.

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Stuff Bully Got: Greatest crossover ever

The 1990 2018 Marvel Age Calendar: Trouble Comes in Threes

"The 1990 Marvel Age Calendar: March" from Marvel Age #87 (April 1990); text by Chris Eliopolous and Barry Dutter, art by Ron Zalme, colors by Gergory Wright
(Click picture to Marchize)

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Today in Comics History, February 28, 1942: Same As it Ever Was, Part 74,213 of ∞

from All-Star Squadron #40 (DC, December 1984), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Richard Howell, inks by Bill Collins, colors by Gene D'Angelo, letters by David Cody Weiss