From Batman to Tamara Drewe, Spider-Man to Calvin & Hobbes: 15 More Splendid Rain-Soaked Comics Pages (Part 2 of 3)

In which the blogger posts a second selection of 15 splendid comic book pages on the theme of rainstorms, the first part of which can be found here.


  1. from 2009’s The Rocketeer: The Complete Adventures, by Dave Stevens, as originally printed in 1988’s The Rocketeer Adventure Magazine #1, with Henry Mayo & Carrie Spiegle.


2. from 1975’s Batman #255, by Len Wein, Neal Adams & Dick Giordano.


3. from 1988’s Jonny Quest #20, by William Messner-Loebs, Marc Hempel, Mark Wheatley & Kathryn Mayer,


4. from The Man Who Was Death from 1950’s The Crypt Of Terror #17, by Al Feldstein, Bill Gaines, an unknown artist and colours by Liz A. Rost.


5. from Low Life: Hostile Takeover, by Rob Williams & D’Israeli, first published in 2000AD in 2009 and reprinted as part of the Mega Collection in 2016.


6. from 1995’s Spider-Man: Clone Genesis and its reprint, in an edited form, of 1975’s Amazing Spider-Man #143 by Gerry Conway, Ross Andru, Frank Giacoia, Dave Hunt , Jan Cohen and Artie Simek.


7. from Karl Kerschl’s Bremen Town in 2013’s Fairy Tale Comics.


8. from 2007’s Tamara Drewe, by Posy Simmonds.


9. from Massacre At Agincourt! in 1951’s Two-Fisted Tales #22, as reprinted in 2006, by Harvey Kurztman, Wally Wood, Ben Oda with new colours by Joshua G. Jones.


10. from 2002’s The Ultimates #5, by Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch, as collected in the 2004 HB, with its impossibly tight spine: hence the problematical scan above. Mea culpa.


11. from 2002’s Catwoman: Selina’s Big Score, by Darwyn Cooke with Matt Hollingsworth.


12. from 2009’s Grandville by Bryan Talbot.


13. From the 2004 TPB printing of Bone, by Jeff Smith.


14. from The Magic Hammer in 1957’s Tales Of The Unexpected, by Jack Kirby.


15. from 1995’s The Calvin And Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book, by Bill Waterson.

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