Thursday, March 04, 2021

Today in Comics History, March 4, 1942: There's a Starman splaying on the floor


from All-Star Squadron #42 (February 1985), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Arvell Jones, inks by Bill Collins, colors by Gene D'Angelo, letters by David Cody Weiss

Today in Comics History, March 4, 1942: Diary begun out of desperation later saves James Robinson's bacon



from All-Star Squadron #41 (DC, January 1985), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Arvell Jones, inks by Bill Collins, colors by Gene D'Angelo, letters by L. Lois Buhalis

Today in Comics History, March 4, 1966: He went on to say that Jesus had never had a hit record


from The Beatles in Comics! (NBM, November 2018); script by Richard Di Martino; translation by Joe Johnson; pencils, inks, and colors by d'Akita; letters by Ortho



from Marvel Comics Super Special #4 [The Beatles Story] (1978), script by Dave Kraft, additional dialogue by Don McGregor, pencils by George Pérez, inks by Klaus Janson and Joe Rubinstein, colors by Petra Goldberg, letters by Tom Orzechowski



from Rock 'n' Roll Comics: The Beatles Experience (Revolutionary/Bluewater, 2010), script by Todd Loren, art by Mike Sagara



from Lennon: The New York Years (IDW, May 2017), story by David Foenkinos, adaptation by Éric Corbeyran, illustration by Horne Perreard,,translation by Ivanka Hahnenberger, letters by Troy Little

(Note: The interview was on March 4 — "Today in Comics History!" — not in February.)


from The Beatles: Their Story in Pictures (ITV, 1982), script by Angus P. Allan, art by Arthur Ranson (collected from the strip in (Look-In)

This interview went mostly uncommented on in the UK. It wasn't until later that the controversy and #CancelCulture rose in the USA. More on this: this summer!


from The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story (Dark Horse, November 2013); written by Vivek J. Tiwary; pencils, inks, and colors by Andrew C. Robinson; letters by Steve Dutro



Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Today in Comics History, March 3, 1972: Felix and Oscar are violently separated


from The Vain #4 (Oni, January 2021), script by Eliot Rahal, pencils and inks by Emily Pearson, colors by Fred C. Stressing, color assists by Macy Kahn, letters by Crank!

Monday, March 01, 2021

Today in Comics History, March 1: Exeter from the planet Metaluna administers examinations


from "Lady Cop" in Gang Busters #9 (DC, April-May 1949), script by Phil Evans, pencils and inks by Dan Barry

Today in Comics History, March 1, 1847: I always get stuck sitting next to this guy


from "Mental Marvel" in Real Fact Comics #5 (DC, November 1946); script by Jack Schiff, Mort Weisinger, and/or Bernie Breslauer; pencils and inks by Nat Edson