Thursday, March 23, 2023

Today in Comics History, Thursday the 23rd: Victoria's Secret model confounds Captain America and SHIELD*

from Spectacular Spider-Man (2003 series) #19 (Marvel, November 2004), script by Paul Jenkins, pencils by Paco Medina, inks by Juan Vlasco, colors by Studio F, letters by Cory Petit

*Supermodel Has Indecent Exposure Lingerie Down

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Today in Comics History, March 22: Happy birthday, Playback!

Born today in 1955: Miriam Morse aka Playback, the psychic sister of Inspector Morse, who helped him solve many murder mysteries who works for the government hunting down the alien paranormal vigilante code-named Justice. Please note that her hobbies include "philately, videotapes (What? Does she collect 'em? Watch 'em? Belong to the Columbia House Hit VHS a Month Club? Does she manage a Blockbuster Video?), and letting the air out of the tires on cars that are illegally parked in handicapped spaces." Whoa, that last one. You go, girl!

from Justice #22 (Marvel/New Universe, August 1988), creators uncredited and unknown

Happy birthday, Playback, and if you see her in a parking lot letting the air out of tires on cars that are illegal parked in handicap you didn't.

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Monday, March 20, 2023

Today in Comics History, March 20, 1955: Comic book penciller only draws the top part of the panel, saving half of the wall painting time

from Fantastic Four (2023 series) #1/694 (Marvel, January 2023), script by Ryan North, pencils and inks by Iban Coello, colors by Jesus Aburtov, letters by Joe Caramagna