Doc Stearn…Mr. Monster #2 Cover Artist – Dave Stevens Dave Stevens, the creator of the Rocketeer, fantastic cover for Mr. Monster paying homage to the Our Gang movie serials of the 1920s-40s. Oh, and Michael T. Gilbert’s Mr. Monster is a pretty damned good comic also.
The Marvel 25th anniversary covers were such a great idea, some were well executed others not so much. First Classic X-Men #3 2. The Mighty Thor #373 3. G.I. Joe #53 4. Uncanny X-Men #211 5. The Amazing Spider-Man #282 6. Alpha Flight #40 7. Captain America #323 8. Transformers #22 9. X-Factor #10 10. West Coast Avengers #14 11. Conan the King #37 12. Marvel Tales #193 13. The Avengers #273 14. New Mutants #45 15. Marvel Age #44 16. Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #120 17. Incredible Hulk #325 18. Daredevil #236 19. Conan The Barbarian #188 20. Iron Man #212 21. Fantastic Four #296 22. Cloak and Dagger #9 23. Peter Porker, The Spectacular Spider-Ham #12 24. Web of Spider-Man #20 Worst
Sgt. Rock #350 Cover Artist – Joe Kubert I could have chose numerous Joe Kubert covers. I like this one.
Animal Man #5 Cover Artist: Brian Bolland Grant Morrison’s run on Animal Man is fantastic!!
Star Wars #50 Cover Artist – Travis Charest Marvel’s Star Wars is consistently good. Story lines and art have been top notch since the series began.
Astro City #1 Cover Artist – Alex Ross Ross’s nod to Kirby. Kurt Busiek’s Astro City is a must read if you enjoy superhero comics.
Phoenix The Untold Story #1 Cover Artists – John Byrne and Terry Austin ‘Nuff Said!
“Between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis and the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of. And unto this, Conan, destined to wear the jeweled crown of Aquilonia upon a troubled brow. It is I, his chronicler, who alone can tell thee of his saga. Let me tell you…
Transmetropolitan #1 Cover Artist: Geoff Darrow Warren Ellis’s series that follows the gonzo reporter Spider Jerusalem and satirizes politics and the media. This series has only become more relevant in the current political and cultural climate.
Batman #227 Cover Artist – Neal Adams Neal Adams Batman is my favorite Batman.