purdy pictures of comic goodness….
More Bernie Mireault, Montreal Weekly Nov. 2005, in commemoration of Expozine, a local Montreal Zine festival. Oh, there’s Mireault’s character The Jam (look for the orange triangle. Brilliant down at heel wannabe do-gooder, sort-of.
Steve Cook presents a little early Jamie Hewlett: “As mentioned previously… Somewhere around 1988, some art samples arrived by post to the2000AD command module from a certain Jamie Hewlett and as you can see, he was brilliant even then...”
Bob Layton – Death & Iron Man…. commission I imagine (Bendis)
Tetsuo by Dave Johnson (Via Bendis)
Bone by Skottie Young (Bendis)
Paul Pope’s HR Watson by Brandon Graham (from Ukiyo-e-Pope)
Luke Skywalker in close up by Walt Simonson:
Which led me to find these classic Marvel Star Wars adaptation covers from ’77 … by Chaykin & Palmer (#1), Chaykin & Leialoha (#3).Lucas really didn’t want to share images did he? Or maybe they were working from pre-filming concept art. Green Darth Vader, Leia the redhead, and Chewbacca with a strange hair/teeth thing going on. (From Cover Gallery Tumblr)
And whilst on Star Wars – Paul Pope:
And from the Marvel 80s blog; Michael Golden:
Richard Case – Doom Patrol (Morrison era), from those DC Who’s Who things. Via DC Who’s Who Tumblr.
Matt Wagner – Jack Kirby’s The Demon – 1987. Collection anytime soon? That would be nice (Via DC Dark Tumblr)
And we’ll end on a classic bit of Iron Man by John Romita Jr and Bob Layton… (Keane On Comics)