Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Today in Comics History, December 31, 1999: Y2K was caused by Two-Face!


from The Batman Chronicles #21 (DC, Summer 2000); script, pencils, and inks by The Pander Brothers; colors by Lee Loughridge; letters by Ken Lopez

Are you ready for the high fashions of 2020?


Panels from Death's Head II #2 (January 1993), script by Dan Abnett, pencils by Liam Sharp, inks by Cam Smith, colors by Helen Stone, letters by Peri Godbold

Today in Comics History: Well, at least somebody's ready to revel in everything that 1929 will give him from January 1 through October 28th


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

Uh oh


Panel from Batman (2016 series) #85 (Late February 2020), script by James Tynion IV, pencils and inks by Guillem March, colors by Tomeu Morey, letters by Clayton Cowles

Stay tuned...

Monday, December 30, 2019

Today in Comics History, December 30, 1999: The moon evolves mechanical tentacles, but it's far from the weirdest thing Warren Ellis writes today


from The Authority (1999 series) #10 (WildStorm, February 2000), script by Warren Ellis, pencils by Bryan Hitch, inks by Paul Neary, colors by Laura Depuy, letters by Ryan Cline

Friday, December 27, 2019

Today in Comics History, December 27, 1999: In Which I Fumble the Ball


from Jenny Sparks: The Secret History of the Authority #1 (WildStorm, August 2000), script by Mark Millar, pencils by John McCrea, inks by James Hodgkins, colors by Ian Hannin, letters by Bill O'Neil

Friday, December 13, 2019

Today in Comics History, Friday the 13th (of December): I Got Thirteen Problems But Friday Ain't One


"Fraidy-Cat Phil on Friday the 13th" in Target Comics v.7 #5 [#71] (Novelty Press, July 1946); script, pencils, and inks by Art Helfant

Friday, September 13, 2019

Today in Comics History, September 13, 1999: Okay, last chance to look at the moon tonight.


from Space: 1999 (Charlton, November 1975), script by Nicola Cuti; pencils, inks, and letters by Joe Staton; colors by Wendy Fiore

Friday, May 03, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 123: Eensy Weensy Spider



from "Charlotte's Web" in Spider-Island: I Love New York City one-shot (Marvel, November 2011), script by Joe Caramagna, pencils and inks by Max Fiumara, colors by Fabio D'Auria, letters by Clayton Cowles

Thursday, January 17, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 17: We've hidden a Power and Responsibility reference somewhere in this crowded panel of overwrought Claremont dialogue. Can you find it?


Panels from X-Men (1991 series) #2 (November 1991), co-plot and script by Chris Claremont, co-plot and pencils by Jim Lee, inks by Scott Williams, colors by Joe Rosas, letters by Tom Orzechowski

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 16: Extra, extra, read all about it


Panels from Spider-Gwen (December 2015 series) #1 (December 2015), script by Jason Latour, pencils and inks by Robbi Rodriguez, colors by Rico Renzi, letters by Clayton Cowles

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 15: In which Mary Jane lectures Kaine until he's blue in the face


Panels from Spider-Man (1990 series) #61 (August 1995), script by Howard Mackie, pencils by Tom Lyle, inks by Chris Ivy, colors by Kevin Tinsley, letters by Richard Starkings

Monday, January 14, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 14: Awww, he's leakin'


Page from Spider-Man: Chapter One #1 (December 1998); script, pencils, inks, and letters by John Byrne; colors by John Kalisz

Sunday, January 13, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 13: Toy Story


Panels from "Tales of the Puppet Master!" in Spider-Man Family #4 (October 2007); script, pencils, inks and letters by Chris Eliopoulos; colors by Brad Anderson

Saturday, January 12, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 12: Na na na na na na na na Bat Boy


Panels from Weekly World News #1 (January 2010), script by Chris Ryall, pencils and inks by Alan Robinson, colors by Tom Smith, letters by Robbie Robbins

Thursday, January 10, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 10: Uncle Ben Provides Advice, Not Rice


Panels from What If? (1977 series) #46 (August 1984), script by Peter B. Gillis, layouts by Ron Frenz, finishes by Sam de la Rosa, colors by Bob Sharen, letters by John Morelli

Wednesday, January 09, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 9: Spider with a cold


Panels from Peter Parker: Spider-Man #42 (June 2002), script by Zeb Wells, pencils and inks by Jim Mahfood, colors by Steve Buccelato, letters by Randy Gentile

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 8: And the Spider-Junk too. Don't forget the Spider-Junk.


Panels from Spider-Man: Reign #3 (April 2007); script, pencils, inks, and colors by Kaare Andrews; letters by Chris Eliopoulos

Monday, January 07, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 7: Wally's new powers go to his head


Panel from "Meet Kid Flash!" in The Flash (1959 series) #110 (December 1959-January 1960), script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella, letters by Ira Schnapp (?)

Sunday, January 06, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 6: El Grande Responsabilidad


Panels from The Amazing Spider-Man Special #1 (May 2015), script by Jeff Loveness, pencils and inks by Luca Pizzari, colors by Nolan Woodard, letters by Joe Sabino

Saturday, January 05, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 5: "But it's my only line!"



Panels from Fantastic Four (2018) #3 (January 2019), script by Dan Slott, pencils and inks by Sara Pichelli and Nico Leon, colors by Marte Gracia, letters by Joe Caramagna

Friday, January 04, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 4: Waiting for the verdict


Panels from Civil War II: The Accused one-shot (October 2016), script by Marc Guggenheim, art by Ramon Bachs and Garry Brown, colors by Ruth Redmond, letters by Clayton Cowles

Thursday, January 03, 2019

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 3: Not the guy who makes rice


Panels from The Amazing Spider-Man (2014 series) #13 (March 2015), script by Dan Slott, pencils by Giuseppe Camuncoli, inks by Cam Smith, colors by Justin Ponsor, letters by Chris Eliopoulis

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Today in Comics History, January 2: Alfred tunes into the Incredibly Plot-Specific Channel


from Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #66 (DC, December 1994), script by J.M. DeMatteis, pencils by Joe Staton, inks by Steve Mitchell, colors by Digital Chameleon, letters by Willie Schubert

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 2: It's a black-and-white situation


Panels from "In the Beginning —" in The Spectacular Spider-Man (1968 magazine series) #1 (July 1968), script by Stan Lee, pencils by Larry Lieber, inks by Bill Everett, letters by Artie Simek

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Today in Comics History, January 1, 1900: Axel Brass and Jenny Sparks vie for control of the maternity ward


from Planetary #1 (WildStorm, April 1999), script by Warren Ellis, pencils and inks by John Cassaday, colors by Laura Depuy, letters by Bill O'Neil

Today in Comics History: The most accurate prediction of 2019 ever made in 1976


Panels from Marvel Team-Up (1972 series) #45 (May 1976), script by Bill Mantlo, breakdowns by Sal Buscema, figure finishes by Mike Esposito, background finishes by Dave Hunt, colors by George Roussos, letters by Jean Izzo

Today in Comics History: Bishop decides to settle down and just enjoy himself in the present day


Panels from Cable (2008 series) #2 (June 2008), script by Duane Swierczynski, painted art by Ariel Olivetti, letters by Joe Caramagna

365 Days of Power and Responsibility, Day 1: There must come


Final panel from "Spider-Man!" in Amazing Fantasy (1962 series) #15 (September 1962), script by Stan Lee, pencils and inks by Steve Ditko, colors by Stan Goldberg, letters by Artie Simek