Favorite Cover Friday #45

Justice League #1 (1987) Cover Artist: Kevin Maguire DC was rebooting numerous books at this time including the Justice League. The previous incarnation of the team was made up numerous B-, C-, and D- characters and the book was on the outs. Giffen and DeMatteis take over the series bring back some A list heroes…

Favorite Cover Friday #44

X-Men #50 Cover Artist: Jim Steranko Jim Steranko’s time at Marvel was short lived but his contributions are all classic.

Favorite Cover Friday #43

The Green Lantern #6 Cover Artist: Liam Sharp Green Lantern is turning out to be a great book and a big part of that is Liam Sharp’s art.

Favorite Cover Friday #42

The New Mutants #27 Cover Artist: Bill Sienkiewicz I remember not really liking Sienkiewicz taking over the art on this book. At the time Sienkiewicz was really experimenting with his style and I did not like it. The art on his run really is superb and are some of the best issues in the series.

Return of the Goon!

Writer/Artist: Eric PowellColorist: Rachael CohenPublisher: Albatross Funnybooks Release Date: March 13, 2019 The return of the Goon starts here and I’m a happy man! Eric Powell takes the new series to its horror humor-based roots as Goon & Franky return from adventures abroad to find a horde of unsavory characters have filled the void left in…

Favorite Cover Friday #41

Flex Mentallo Man of Muscle Mystery #3 Cover Artist: Frank Quitely A homage to Miller’s Dark Knight and an excellent Grant Morrison story with amazing Frank Quitely art. You will not be disappointed checking this one out.

My Top 10 Books About Comic Books

#10 Why Comics?: From Underground to Everywhere #9 The System of Comics #8 The Ten-Cent Plague #7 Kirby: King of Comics #6 Supergods #5 The New Mutants: Superheros and the Radical Imagination of American Comics #4 Hand of Fire: The Comics Art of Jack Kirby #3 Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters, and the Birth of…

My Top Ten 80’s Independent Comics

Very early on in my foray into comic collecting I was introduced to the independent comics scene. The 80’s had a boom of independent publishers who were approaching the medium different than the “big two”. When I first started to collect comics seriously I had to frequent numerous grocery stores and 7-11’s to get my…