Sunday, December 22, 2013

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Earl Norem Adventure Illustrations

Earl Norem is known to comic book fans for his many covers Marvel magazines for Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu and Tales of the Zombie. He was equally prolific producing illustrations and covers for men's sweat mags like Stag and Male. Here's a selection of those.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Christmas in Riverdale

Christmas with Archie and the gang. Here's some scans of original art for Archie comics covers.

Archie Giant Series #568 Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular, January 1987. Art by Dan DeCarlo.

"Christmas Glee," 1992.

Archie's Christmas Stocking #1, 1993. Art by Dan DeCarlo.

Archie Giant Series Magazine #547 Betty and Veronica Christmas Spectacular, January 1985. Art by Dan DeCarlo.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

A Special Kind of Love

Paperback cover art by Harry Barton.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013


Pinup by Brian Bolland, 1987.

Monday, November 18, 2013

The Silver Surfer

Jack Kirby's original art for the Marvelmania Silver Surfer button, 1969.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Disneyland Posters

Haunted Mansion, 1969.

Monorail, 1959.

Primeval World, 1966.

Rocket Jets, 1967..

Submarine Voyage, 1959.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween!

...from The Headless Horseman!

This Is Legend #1, 1971. Cover art by Bernie Wrightson.

The Phantom Stranger #6, 1970. Cover art by Neal Adams.

Preliminary art for Mad magazine #59, 1960. Art by Frank Kelly Freas.

Supernatural Thrillers #6, 1973. Cover art by Gil Kane and Ernie Chan.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Ed Valigursky: Solar Lottery

Ed Valigursky's cover for the Philip K. Dick novel Solar Lottery, 1955.

The Thing by Wrightson & Hampton: Benefit Auction

You still have a few hours to bid on this depiction of John Carpenter's The Thing by master horror artists Bernie Wrightson and Scott Hampton. The proceeds go to Steve Niles, author of 30 Days of Night, Breath of Bones, and Frankenstein Alive, Alive! who recently lost his home in a flood.

Friday, October 18, 2013

Arkham House Lovecraft Books

This is turning into an H.P. Lovecraft Halloween around here. Here's the 1980's Arkham House hardcovers with cover art by Raymond Bayless.

The Dunwich Horror and Others, 1984.

At the Mountains of Madness, 1985.

Dagon and Other Macabre Tales, 1987.

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Swamp Thing Uncensored!

After you're done enjoying the scan of the uncensored cover art for Swamp Thing #5, head over to Rip Jagger's Dojo where Rip is astutely surveying Wrightson's run on Swamp Thing. So far, he's looked at Swampy's first appearance in House of Secrets #92, and the comic's first six issues.

Enjoy lots of other Swamp Thing goodness in a previous post of mine.