Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 30: 99 Bottles of Bear on the Wall






Panels from "Ursus the Ultra-Bear!" in The Age of the Sentry #2 (November 2008), script by Jeff Parker, pencils by Nick Dragotta, inks by Gary Martin, colors by Val Staples, letters by Dave Lanphear

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Today in Comics History: Ben Grimm had better have a darn good explanation


Panels from Fantastic Four #569 (September 2009), plot by Mark Millar, script by Joe Ahearne, pencils by Stuart Immonen, inks by Wade Von Grawbadger and Scott Hanna, colors by Paul Mounts and Dean White, letters by Rus Wooton

Today in Comics History: First issue of Jim Shooter/Power Man Team-Up premieres


Panel from Swamp Thing (1985 series series) #41 (October 1985), script by Alan Moore, pencils by Stephen R. Bissette, inks by Alfredo Alcala, colors by Tatjana Wood, letters by John Costanza

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 29: Bearcause you demanded it

Showcase! The exciting 1950s DC comic which features the stories you demanded!


"The Story Behind Showcase" from Showcase #1 (March-April 1956), script by Jack Schiff, pencils and inks by Win Mortimer

OKAY THEN SO WHICH ONE OF YOU DEMANDED THIS?!?




Panels from "Runaway Bear" in Showcase #2 (May-June 1956), pencils and inks by Russ Heath

Monday, July 28, 2014

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 28: How to Get Ahead in Bearsness



Panels from Harley Quinn (2014 series) #6 (July 2014), script by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, pencils and inks by Chad Hardin, colors by Alex Sinclair, letters by John J. Hill

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Gwen of a Kind












(More Ten of a Kind here.)

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 27: Number 3 is trying to find her arm


Panels from Detective Comics #511 (February 1982), script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Don Newton, inks by Frank Chiaramonte, colors by Adrienne Roy, letters by John Costanza

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Today in Comics History: It's Raining Men


Panel from Fables: Werewolves of the Heartland graphic novel (November 2012); script by Bill Willingham; layouts and pencils by Jim Fern; pencils by Craig Hamilton; inks by Craig Hamilton, Ray Snyder, Mark Farmer and Jim Fern; colors by Lee Loughridge; letters by Todd Klein


Hallelujah!

Today in Comics History: Mystère de Grand Saint Anne (Traditional); Swamp Thing refuses to go skinny dipping


Panels from Swamp Thing (1985 series series) #41 (October 1985), script by Alan Moore, pencils by Stephen R. Bissette, inks by Alfredo Alcala, colors by Tatjana Wood, letters by John Costanza

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 26: That bear blowed up reeeeeeal good!



Panels from X-Factor (2006 series) #258 (August 2013), script by Peter David, pencils by Neil Edwards and Carmen Carnero, inks by Jay Leisten, colors by Matt Milla, letters by Cory Petit

Friday, July 25, 2014

If I Ran the New 52

Batman in Too Many Vitamins

Today in Comics History: Feast of Papa Ogou (Observed); Swamp Thing finally learns to answer to his name


Panel from Swamp Thing (1985 series series) #41 (October 1985), script by Alan Moore, pencils by Stephen R. Bissette, inks by Alfredo Alcala, colors by Tatjana Wood, letters by John Costanza

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 25: I don't have to be faster than the bear, just faster than you


"Escape Bear...and a Bare Escape": P-F Canvas Shoes advertisement in World's Finest Comics #25 (July-August 1949),
pencils and inks by Al Plastino (?)

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Today in Comics History: Man killed for being named "Goffrey du L'Oranche"


Panels from "Dial P for Purr-der" in Tiger Lawyer #2 (July 2012), script by Ryan Ferrier, art by Matt McCray

Bear Attack! Month 2014, Day 24: I don't think I'm allowed to read this comic book...

...and it's not because of the savage bear attack.


Panels from [Son of] Tomahawk #137 (November-December 1971), script by Robert Kanigher, pencils and inks by Frank Thorne