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Year of the Artist, Day 362: Joe Kubert, Part 2 – The Brave and the Bold #1 and Our Army at War #104 and #162

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Joe Kubert, and the issues are The Brave and the Bold #1 and Our Army at War #104 and #162, which were published by DC and are cover dated August/September 1955, March 1961, and January 1966 […]

Cross-Hatchings – Year In Review Edition

It’s that magical time of year when, all across the internet, every columnist and blogger and editor of every stripe starts thinking about the “year-in-review” piece. A look back at 2014. The best and worst of the year. And so on. I usually try to do my bit to take part in this tradition because… […]

Year of the Artist, Day 361: Joe Kubert, Part 1 – All-New Comics #10, Black Cat #2, Hollywood Confessions #2, Son of Sinbad #1, The Hawk #2, Three Stooges #1, and Meet Miss Pepper #5

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Joe Kubert, and the issues are All-New Comics #10 and Black Cat #2, which were published by Harvey and are cover dated September 1944 and August/September 1946, respectively; Hollywood Confessions #2 and Son of Sinbad #1, […]

Flippin’ through Previews – January 2015

The new Previews is out, and we all have to get used to writing “2015” on everything! Can you handle it?!?!?!? Dark Horse: Full solicits? Yes! I haven’t loved Matt Kindt’s writing on books he’s not drawing as much as when he is, but Pastaways (page 48) does sound intriguing: a group of “deep-time explorers” […]

Year of the Artist, Day 360: Wallace Wood, Part 5 – Vampirella #12, Sally Forth #4, and Cannon

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the story is “To Kill a God!” in Vampirella #12, which was published by Warren and is cover dated July 1971, as well as “Sally Forth” #4 and excerpts from “Cannon,” which were […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #503

Welcome to the five hundred and third in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Click here for an archive of the previous five hundred and two. This week, did the theme song to Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends have lyrics? Who really designed War Machine’s armor? […]

Christmas Comic Book Legends Revealed!

In honor of the holiday, I figured I’d share with you all some classic Christmas-related Comic Book Legends Revealed (plus a couple of comic/cartoon-related TV and Movie Legends). First off, this week’s Movie Legends Revealed is also a bit of a comic tie-in, as it asks the question: Did Flash Gordon really almost team-up with […]

Year of the Artist, Day 358: Wallace Wood, Part 3 – Daredevil #6

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issue is Daredevil #6, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated February 1965. These scans are from Marvel Masterworks: Daredevil volume 1, which was published 2003. Enjoy! Wood continued to […]

I Love Ya But You’re Strange – That Time Rudolph Tried to Skip Christmas to be on TV

Every installment of I Love Ya But You’re Strange I spotlight strange but ultimately endearing comic stories. Here is the archive of all the installments of this feature. Feel free to e-mail me at bcronin@comicbookresources.com if you have a suggestion for a future installment! Today, we take a look at a delightfully bizarre Rudolph the […]

Committed: Make Your Own Superhero Snowflakes 2

It’s Christmas Eve and if you’re reading this, then you’re looking for a distraction and you’ve found it! Print out and make these superhero-themed snowflakes, they will keep your loved ones busy for at least an hour. Just like last year, each one is based on a different hero, this time we’ve got; Captain Marvel, The Flash, […]

The Great Comic Book Cover Homage Streak: Week 117

It occurs to me that it seems like many comic book covers are homages. Which is fine with me. I have no problem with it. It just made me think, though, how long could I go before I hit a week where NO new comic book was released that had a cover that was an […]

2014 Top 50 Comic Book Writers #3-1

Here are the last three writers that you voted as your favorites of all-time (out of roughly 1,040 ballots cast, with 10 points for first place votes, 9 points for second place votes, etc.). NOTE: Don’t be a jerk about creators in the comments section. If you are not a fan of a particular creator, […]

Year of the Artist, Day 357: Wallace Wood, Part 2 – Shock SuspenStories #8 and #9, Two-Fisted Tales #34, Weird Science-Fantasy #23, and MAD #13

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issues are Shock SuspenStories #8 and 9, Two-Fisted Tales #34, Weird Science-Fantasy #23, and MAD magazine #13, all of which were published by EC and are cover dated April/May 1953, June/July 1953, […]

2014 Top 50 Comic Book Artists #3-1

Here are the last three artists that you voted as your favorites of all-time (out of roughly 1,040 ballots cast, with 10 points for first place votes, 9 points for second place votes, etc.). NOTE: Don’t be a jerk about creators in the comments section. If you are not a fan of a particular creator, […]

Comic Book Six Degrees: Anthro to Zot

I name two comic book characters. You then have to connect the two using only shared appearances in comic books (official appearances in comics only – no cameos like Terry Austin sneaking Popeye into the background of a panel and no outside comic book appearances, like cartoons and the like). You have to do so […]

The Line it is Drawn – 2014 Artist Try Outs: Week Two!

Welcome, folks! We have had quite an array of artistic talent for you these past two weeks! Today, we’ll show the second entries by the artists who want to draw for the Line along with a link to the pieces they did last week. At the end of this article (on Page 9), you will […]

Year of the Artist, Day 356: Wallace Wood, Part 1 – Amazing Adventures #1, Crime SuspenStories #1, and Eerie #2

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Wallace Wood, and the issues are Amazing Adventures #1, which was published by Ziff-Davis Publishing and is cover dated 1950, Crime SuspenStories #1, which was published by EC and is cover dated October/November 1950, and Eerie […]

She Has No Head! – Defining Superheroes

So, I have a column I’ve been working on — off and on — for a few months now, but I keep stumbling on the parameters and I thought I could put it out to all of you, see if together we could come up with better parameters than I have been able to come […]

Year of the Artist, Day 355: Jim Steranko, Part 3 – Heavy Metal volume 5, #3-4, 7, and 10

Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jim Steranko, and the issues are Heavy Metal magazine vol. 5, no. 3; no. 4; no. 7; and no. 10, which were published by HM Communications and are cover dated June, July, and October 1981 […]

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