Superboy Did It, Jimmy Olsen & Lois Lane Tried, The Challengers Fell Short: On Kirby’s DC Covers 1957-9 (Part 1)

1. June/July 1959’s Challengers Of The Unknown #8 contained the very last new Jack Kirby work to appear in a DC Comic until 1970.┬áIt’s hard not to regard its cover as a prime example of the vitiating effect of DC’s constant attempts to rein in Kirby’s dynamic style. It is, all at the same time, […]

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On The Challengers Of The Unknown, Green Arrow & House Of Mystery: Jack Kirby’s Comics In August 1958 (2.)

In which the blogger continues to attempt to find his feet where Jack Kirby’s immediately pre-Marvel Revolution career is concerned; (continued from here) In the comics new to the newsstands and spinner racks of August 1958, Kirby’s work appeared in the titles of no other publisher but DC. For the fourth issue of the bimonthly […]

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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. 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. […]

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