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Joe Kubert: The Legacy of a Legend

Joe Kubert passed away last Sunday. He was 85 years old, and had been active as late as this year creating art. What can be said about him that hasn’t been said already? I wasn’t into war comics much as a kid, but once I started recognizing artists, I realized …

Tales of Asgard (Cool Comic Covers #19)

It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week, Tales of Asgard, a reprinting of some lost-ish Thor stories by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby! But the covers were not by …

Spider-Man (Cool Comic Covers #17)

It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week, well, we did it for Avengers . . . how could we NOT do it for Spider-Man? And so, Strangers and Aliens’ …

Creature from the Black Lagoon (Cool Comic Covers #15)

It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: I’m a relative new fan of the Creature from the Black Lagoon. I didn’t see it at an impressionable age. In fact, …

Solitaire #1-6 (Cool Comic Covers #14)

It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: I’m a big Ultraverse fan. It started with Nightman. My freshman year in college, I was able to start with #1 of …

Comic Book Writer and Artist Contest

  Every year, Dr. Jayce and I lead seminars at the Gideon Film Festival, a Christian media arts conference that covers topics from writing a novel or screenplay or making movies and even comic book creation. This year, they are hosting a contest, sponsored by Kingstone Comics, for comic book writers …

THOUGHT CLOUDS: Superman Earth One (Comic Review)

SUPERMAN EARTH ONE J. Michael Straczynski, writer; Shane Davis, artist Superman is one of my favorite superheroes. For a long time, he was THE favorite. For a long, long time. And he’s still in the top five, rotating between the second, third, and fourth places. But there has always been …

From Beyond the Unknown #23 (Cool Comic Covers #11)

Cool Comic Covers is a weekly (almost) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: Comic book covers and gorillas go hand in paw. I don’t know why. I understand there are blogs devoted to the subject and perhaps some college papers …