And so, the 5th of 6 modest galleries for the days during which the blogger is unavoidably preoccupied elsewhere. This one concerns the feline-powered superkids that British comics threw up between the second half of the 60s and the middle of the 80s. Bless them all. 1. from The Leopard From Lime Street, by Tom […]Read More Smalltown UK Feline Superheroes: A Modest Gallery Of Sweetly Little League Costumed British Crimefighters
In which the temporarily preoccupied blogger offers the fourth of six galleries featuring fine comicbook storytelling; 1. by Hunt Emerson, from the 2014 anthology Above The Dreamless Dead. 2. from Star Spangled War Stories #142 featuring Enemy Ace, by Bob Kanigher and Joe Kubert. 3. from the 2007 HB collection of Charley’s War: Blue’s Story, […]Read More The War To End All Wars: A Modest Gallery Of Comicbook Pages Inspired By The First World War.
While the blogger is inescapably elsewhere, here’s the third in a hopefully entertaining, placeholding series of comics pages. (And, yes, as I only discovered when putting this all together, the plural of Metropolis really is Metropoleis.) from The Batman Of Tomorrow in 1955’s Detective Comics 216, by Edmond Hamilton, Dick Sprang and Charles Paris. 2. […]Read More Cities Of The Future: A Modest Gallery Of Comics Pages Featuring Tomorrow’s Metropoleis.
A second gallery for this week, as the inescapable demands of real-life stymie the pleasures of blogging, this one on the theme of The Night Sky. 1. From 2012’s Resident Alien #1 by Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse . 2. from 2008’s Batman: The Cat And The Bat TPB, by Fabian Nicieza, Kevin Maguire, Sal […]Read More The Night Sky: A Modest Gallery Of Comics Pages Featuring The Heavens After Dark.
In which the blogger, preoccupied as he is with a host of, sigh, real-world obligations this week, offers the welcome visitor the first of a series of galleries of fine comics pages, this one united by the theme of the sea, in lieu of normal service, which will, he trusts, resume shortly …. 1. from […]Read More The Sea! The Sea! A Modest Gallery Of Comics Pages Featuring The Ocean.
So, one last gallery of beguiling pages drenched with rain. You can, if such would be your taste, find the first selection of 15 here and the second here. from 2014’s Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1, by Al Ewing, Rob Williams,Simon Fraser, Gary Caldwell, Richard Starkings, Comicraft & Jimmy Betancourt. 2. from 2008’s Family […]Read More From Spider-Man to Charley’s War to The Creeper: One Last Batch Of 15 Fine Rain-Splattered Pages. (Part 3 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. 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. […]Read More From Batman to Tamara Drewe, Spider-Man to Calvin & Hobbes: 15 More Splendid Rain-Soaked Comics Pages (Part 2 of 3)