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Famous First Edition #C-28 - key reprint

Famous First Edition #C-28Famous First Edition v1 #C-28, 1974 - Oversized and captivating, this DC bronze age superhero treasury reprints Detective Comics #27. As comic book collecting gained steam, DC allowed fans to experience the closest thing to owning a golden age gem. These issues preceded the DC Archive Editions by decades.- - - - - - - - - -Home / Famous First Editionebay  >this issue [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio, Detective Comics


Daughters of the Dragon special #1 - Marshall Rogers cover & reprints + key reprint

Daughters of the Dragon special #1 Daughters of the Dragon special v1 #1, 2005 - Compiling their adventures from the bronze age, this special issue reprints Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #32, #33 and Bizarre Adventures #25. In addition to these black-and white reprints, Marshall Rogers provides a new full color cover for the occasion. Rounding out the book is a three page preview, continued in a new [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Adventure, Kung Fu, Marvel, Rogers, Ted Ignacio, 2000s, Marshall Rogers, Key reprints


Defenders v2 #110 - Jim Starlin cover

Jim Starlin Defenders v2 #110, 1982 - Replicating the story's opening scene, the cover portrays the Devil-Slayer trapped in the Negative Zone. Jim Starlin, known for his creative renditions of outer space (among other things) places the characters against a backdrop of colorful planets. Concisely laid out, the reader's eye follows an almost circular path from figure to figure. Although this is [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio, Jim Starlin, Negative Zone, Devil Slayer


Amazing World of DC Comics #7 - Neal Adams art

Amazing World of DC Comics #7Amazing World of DC Comics v1 #7, 1975 - Focused on Superman and his history in comics and other media, the numerous articles should be enough to delight any fan. Neal Adams supples the Superman art for the back cover, superimposed against a photograph. It's not one of his better efforts compared to other works in the same era. Other artists in this issue include Curt [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Superman, Dc Comics, Curt, Ted Ignacio, Neal Adams


Blazing Action Out of the Rip Roaring West

"Join the Stampede Roundup"Lone Rider Televiewer comic book ad, 1950s - Most likely a plastic box with a roll of pictures inside, seen through a plastic magnifying eyepiece. No batteries or electricity required and claims to last a lifetime. Nice rip-off of the Lone Ranger though. Published in Captain Science #1.- - - - - - - - - -Home / Ads  [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Nice, Ted Ignacio


Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #82 - Carl Barks art

Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #82 Walt Disney's Comics and Stories v1 #82, 1947 - When his nephews take up magic as a hobby, Donald Duck decides to become a magician as well. Mischief ensues, ruining his latest stage performance. Skillfully drawn, Carl Barks tells the tale with clarity and brevity. Note the varying panel widths (see interior page below), a technique he frequently used to [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Donald Duck, Walt Disney, Ted Ignacio, Carl Barks


Bernie Wrightson original art - Swamp Thing #4 page sketch

Bernie WrightsonFascinating original page sketch from Swamp Thing #4. - - - - - - - - - - Home / Original art / Wrightson original art ebay  >Wrightson original art [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Wrightson, Ted Ignacio, Bernie Wrightson, Bernie WrightsonFascinating


Hogan's Heroes #1 - 1st issue (key)

Hogan's Heroes #1 Hogan's Heroes v1 #1, 1966 - Starring Bob Crane and Werner Klemperper, this key first issue appeared roughly a year after the tv series debut. Set during WWII, this was a comedy about a Nazi POW camp. The prisoners are secretly Allied resistance fighters, operating under the nose of a bumbling Colonel. What could be funnier right? Colonel Hogan, Sgt. Schutlz and Colonel Klink [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, War, Humor, Dell, Keys, 1960s, Hogan, Ted Ignacio, Bob Crane, First issues, Werner Klemperper, Hogan Sgt Schutlz


House of Secrets #104 - Nestor Redondo art

House of Secrets #104 House of Secrets v1 #104, 1973 - When a professional hitman accidentally kills a bystander, the victim's ghost returns to haunt him. Unfortunately, the killer doesn't scare easily. Pencilled by Nestor Redondo, the artwork is typically splendid. The story's highlight is the opening splash, a somewhat comic portrayal of the hitman surrounded by the ghosts of past victims. [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Horror, Dc, 1970s, Ted Ignacio, Redondo, Nestor Redondo, House of Secrets


Hero for Hire #1 - 1st Luke Cage (key)

 Hero for Hire #1 (Luke Cage) Hero for Hire v1 #1, 1972 - Sent to a maximum security prison for a crime he didn't commit, Lucas endures a corrupt warden and his abusive staff. Enticed with parole, he agrees to be a subject of a scientific experiment. The project goes awry, but gives him incredible strength and indestructibility. After literally busting out of prison, he adopts the name Luke [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Lucas, Luke, Ted Ignacio


Strange Worlds #6 - Wally Wood cover

Wally Wood Strange Worlds v1 #6, 1952 - Though often credited with the entire cover, Wally Wood seems to have only contributed the drawing of the female astronaut. One of his earliest collaborators, Joe Orlando, most likely drew the rest. They shared a similar stylistic approach, which made attribution sometimes difficult. On closer inspection, I think Wood either pencilled and inked the [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Science Fiction, Comics, Avon, 1950s, Wood, Ted Ignacio, Wally Wood, Joe Orlando


War Is Hell - comic series checklist

- - - - - - - - - - War Is Hell v1 Marvel 1973-75 1- Williamson reprint 2-4 5-10 11-15 - - - - - - - - - -Home / Marvel / A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Williamson, Ted Ignacio


Droids #5 - Al Williamson art

Droids #5Droids v1 #5, 1986 - Al Williamson continues his run on this Star Wars-related series, providing inks over Mary Wilshire's pencils. Unfortunately, there is no discernible improvement in the finished artwork. This is ironic given Williamson's stellar reputation for science fiction comics. This copper age science fiction comic was published by Marvel. This is number 2 of 4 Droids issues [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Williamson, Ted Ignacio, Al Williamson, Mary Wilshire


Adventure Comics #460 - Don Newton art

Adventure Comics #460 Adventure Comics v1 #460, 1978 - Continuing the saga of the New Gods, Darkseid tries to be the first to pierce the fabled Final Barrier in space. In a separate feature, Aquaman investigates the killing of whales off the coast of Coney Island. Both drawn by Don Newton, the first story is almost over delineated. Perhaps due to enthusiasm, the figures are more contorted than [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Coney Island, Ted Ignacio, Don Newton, Adventure Comics 460 Adventure Comics


Love Romances #53 - Alex Toth art

Love Romances #53 Love Romances v1 #53, 1955 - Working in the city as a secretary, Joan pines for the day she gets married and no longer has to work. Alex Toth's opening panel is rudimentary, but subsequent pages are skillfully detailed. The crowded subway scene on page 2 panel 2 is particularly good (see interior page below). His deft drawings are accompanied by spot illustrations in the [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Joan, Ted Ignacio, Alex Toth


Amazing Spider-man #219 - Frank Miller cover

Frank Miller Amazing Spider-man v1 #218, 1981 - Roughened up and angry, an imprisoned Peter Parker glares at us from the inside. Frank Miller spaces the bars a little too widely, but enough to convey the idea. Parker's alter ego is prominent but faded to suggest an internal anguish. There is a beauty to Miller's simplicity, which also intensifies the scene. Other artists in this Marvel copper [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Miller, Parker, Peter Parker, Frank Miller, Ted Ignacio


Superman #1 - 1st issue (key)

Superman #1Superman v1 #1, 1939 - Aside from a two page origin and a four page short, most of the issue reprints Superman tales from Action Comics #1-4. The origin story is a slightly expanded version from the original one-pager in Action #1. Despite that, this is a key first issue of the man of steel's first self-titled series. Running concurrently with Action, this title only contains Superman [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Superman, Action Comics, Ted Ignacio


Automatic Firing BB Machine Gun

"A complete combat unit at your command"BB Machine Gun comic book ad, 1950s - Plastic gun comes with 21 piece task force comprised of soldiers, tanks, ships, planes, space ships (?) and more. If that isn't enough, the ad claims this product will "make your friends' toys outdated". So while you're enjoying this product, take additional pleasure in making your friends feel bad. Published in [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio, BB Machine


All-American Comics #16 - 1st Green Lantern (key)

All-American Comics #16All-American Comics v1 #16, 1940 - A meteor lands in remote China, cracking open and revealing a mysterious green flame. It tells the natives its intentions, including endowing great power in the future. The meteorite's metals are forged into a lamp at first, then later into a lantern. Decades later, a young engineer survives a competitor's sabotage of his bridge. The [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, China, Ted Ignacio, All American Comics 16All American Comics


Back Issue #34 - Jim Starlin cover

Back Issue #34 Back Issue v1 #34, 2009 - Jim Starlin's ethereal cover reinforces the issue's focus on Adam Warlock. Several illustrations shown document the artist's past involvement with the character. Other articles and interviews in this fanzine feature Marvel's New Universe line, DC's Crisis on Infinite Earths and more.  See more Back Issue magazines.Back Issue #34 Home / Starlin / Back Issue [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio, Jim Starlin, Adam Warlock


Avengers annual #10 - 1st Rogue (key)

Avengers annual #10 Avengers annual v1 #10, 1981 - Spider-woman rescues an unconscious amnesiac woman, enlisting Professor X to help determine her identity. Meanwhile, Mystique and the Brotherhood of Evil Mutants go on a full on assault on Avengers mansion. Among them is a woman with the ability to absorb other people's powers. Making her key first appearance, Rogue is on the wrong side of the [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio


Famous First Edition #F-8 - key reprint

Famous First Edition #F-8Famous First Edition v1 #F-8, 1975 - Oversized and intimidating, this DC bronze age superhero treasury reprints Flash Comics #1. As comic book collecting gained steam, DC allowed fans to experience the closest thing to owning a rare golden age gem. These issues preceded the DC Archive Editions by decades.- - - - - - - - - -Home / Famous First Editionebay  >this issue [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Dc, Superhero, 1970s, Treasuries, Ted Ignacio, Flash Comics, Key reprints


Walt Disney Presents - comic series checklist

- - - - - - - - - - Walt Disney Presents v1 Dell 1959-61 Four Color Comics v2 #997 Four Color Comics v2 #1181 2 3 - non-attributed Manning art 4-6 - - - - - - - - - -Home / Dell / A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Dell, Series, Walt Disney, Manning, Ted Ignacio, SeriesW


Machine Man trade paperback - Barry Windsor Smith cover

Barry Windsor Smith Machine Man trade paperback, 1988 - Collecting the Machine Man volume 2 series, Barry Smith's exceptional artwork is gathered together here for the first time. As a testament to the popularity of that limited series, this trade paperback came out only three years after the original issues. Smith supplies a brand new cover, a variation on the original series' cover theme. [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Smith, Barry Smith, Ted Ignacio, Barry Windsor Smith


Thor #261 - Walt Simonson art

Thor #261 Thor v1 #261, 1977 - Lady Sif and the Warrriors Three join Thor in his attempt to breach the wall around the Doomsday Star. In his second issue of the series, Walt Simonson's pencils are almost unrecognizable due to Ernie Chan's inks. The sole exception is page 10, where the artist's penchant for mechanical drawing comes through. Other artists in this Marvel bronze age superhero comic [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Thor, Ted Ignacio, Ernie Chan, Walt Simonson


Lone Wolf and Cub #12 - Frank Miller cover

Frank Miller Lone Wolf and Cub v1 #12, 1987 - Busy, detailed and immensely colorful, Frank Miller's cover is among his most vibrant on the series. Substituting for the title characters are a literal wolf and cub. It's ironic that a scene with has so much beauty and so much carnage. Other artists in this copper age adventure issue include Goseki Kojima. This is number 12 of 12 Lone Wolf and Cub [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Wolf, Frank Miller, Ted Ignacio, Goseki Kojima, Frank Miller Lone Wolf


Sally Visits the Easy Bake Oven Factory

"Greatest girl's toy since dolls"Easy Bake Oven Factory comic book ad, 1970s - Despite promoting the domestication of girls, the storytelling is decent for a toy ad. The product is prominently sized and placed, features are grouped and outlined on the left, plus a coupon at the bottom for a bonus. Made by Kenner. Published in Secret Origins v2 #1.- - - - - - - - - -Home / Ads [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Kenner, Sally, Ted Ignacio, Easy Bake Oven Factory


Teen-age Romances #43 - Matt Baker cover & reprints

Matt Baker Teen-age Romances v1 #43, 1955 - Although the series nears the end of its run, this issue features a clever new Matt Baker cover. While in school, a teenager's romantic daydreams are captured on the wall paper behind her. The negative images require some effort, but perfectly contrast her colorful figure. Each diamond shape seems painstakingly drawn and composed. Conceptually and [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Matt Baker, Ted Ignacio


Detective Comics #513 - Don Newton art

Detective Comics v1 #513, 1982 - Unknown to a panicked Gotham City, the Batman is imprisoned by his old foe Two-Face. Don Newton's artwork more or less meet expectations, though his layouts seem a little sloppier than usual. Same for inker Frank Chiaramonte, whose delineations could be clearer. He does gets credit for maintaining the integrity of Newton's pencils. Other artists in this DC copper [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Gotham City, Batman, Newton, Ted Ignacio, Don Newton, Detective Comics, Frank Chiaramonte, Two Face Don Newton


Creepy #67 - Bernie Wrightson art

Creepy #67 Creepy v1 #67, 1974 - Trolling the marsh at night, Uncle Creepy happens upon a pile of severed heads? Like most of his one page intros for Creepy, Bernie Wrightson is at his goriest. Superb design and drawing sets a high standard for the rest of the book. Other artists in this Warren bronze age horror magazine include Richard Corben and Vincente Alcazar. This is number 5 of 19 [Author: Ted Ignacio]
Tags: Comics, Ted Ignacio, Bernie Wrightson, Richard Corben, Vincente Alcazar



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