I Have Slipped The Surly Bonds: A Modest Gallery Of Fine Comicbook Pages Featuring Military Airpower.

Sometimes a week’s comicbook reading doesn’t immediately suggest a common thread. But on consideration, the closest to a shared thread over the past seven days has been air power. Hence the examples in the modest but admiring gallery below; 1. from 1972’s The Incredible Hulk #148, by Archie Goodwin, Herb Trimpe, John Severin. and Artie […]

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A Favourite Panel From 1976’s The Invaders #9, by Thomas, Robbins, Springer et al.

When the ninth issue of The Invaders arrived in 1976, Frank Robbins was already one of superhero fandom’s least favourite artists. Or so it seemed, from the anecdotal evidence offered up by fanzines and conversations overheard in London’s Dark They Were And Golden Eyed. Along with the likes of Jack Kirby and Don Heck, Robbins […]

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The War To End All Wars: A Modest Gallery Of Comicbook Pages Inspired By The First World War.

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, […]

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