It’s common to hear that the storytelling of a particular period in action/adventure comics is all of one piece. ‘I don’t like the comics of today’, goes the lament, ‘but I still like the way that they used to be’. A few qualifiers might be added to explain the more obvious differences – country of […]Read More Maximum Impact! Speedy, Impactful Storytelling In Gerry Finley-Day & Dave Gibbons’ Dan Dare, from 1978’s 2000 A.D. #50
Whatever I’m reading recently, I seem to be stumbling over the presence of Richard Milhous Nixon. So for the last of this week’s galleries, I’ve posted just a few of the many comicbook representations of one of America’s most – shall we say? – fascinating Presidents. 1. from 1987’s Watchmen #10, by Alan Moore, Dave […]Read More Oh Mr Nixon! A Modest Gallery of Comicbook Pages Featuring The Likeness Of America’s 37th President.
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.
The last piece I posted here concerned the way in which the storytelling in Saga, Unfollow and God Country put the weather to use. Or, as the case may be, didn’t. (Should you be of a mind, that blog can be found here.) Which got me thinking about the ways in which other comics have […]Read More From Hawkeye to Watchmen, Asterix to Annie: Great Rain-Splattered Comics Pages (Part 1 of 3)