Spawn #1 was the pioneer of a new type of superhero comics. The award-winning comic creator Todd McFarlene, just having left Marvel, was trying to break the stereotype superhero image of Marvel and DC. And thus he created “Spawn”, a demonic anti-hero send back from afterlife. Spawn debuted with this issue entitled “Questions I” and [...]
The first ever Long Beach Comic Con was held a couple of weeks ago in Southern California. For a first time affair, the convention was fun and well attended. Saturday was packed with collectors and families.
Vintage comic book collectors were not disappointed. There were a number of national and local dealers with good stock on [...]
Here are the sketches I got from WonderCon 2009.
First batch is Iron Man by Ryan Benjamin and Scary Godmother from Jill Thompson.
The next group is from Gelatometti. See my earlier post for lavish praise. Leatherface from Joel Gomez. Rorschach from Livio Ramondelli. Juggernaut from Eddie Nunez. And, Starfire from JJ Kirby.
Here is The Shadow by [...]
Second to Ebay, ComicLink is one of the largest dealers of comic books and comic art on the Internet. Although, to be fair, like Ebay, they aren’t a traditional comic book dealer but more of a consignment house. However, what that gets you is one of the largest selections of raw and CGC graded comic [...]
I went to the Baltimore Comic-Con last weekend and had a great time time. I arrived late Thursday and had dinner before turning in. Friday, I spent the day at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum, which will get a separate post soon.
Saturday was the first day of the convention. Instead of starting off with the golden age [...]
Amazing, the original artwork, all interior pages, not the cover, to Amazing Fantasy #15 have been anonymously donated to the Library of Congress (read about it here).
As many of you know, the comic book, Amazing Fantasy #15 is the first appearance and origin of The Amazing Spider-Man. The comic book itself is the most valuable [...]