wonderful-strange: fantasy-ink: Frontline Combat #7, July-Aug. 1952. Cover art by Harvey Kurtzman. Source: wonderful-strange
What a lurid cover–what kid could resist taking a look through this one? This PUNCH COMICS cover is credited to Paul Gattuso, about whom I know very little.
The Grand Comics Database credits this FALLING IN LOVE cover to Tony DeZuniga, but they’re not certain of the attribution. Regardless, it’s very much of its era, with good use of design and color.
Here’s an amazingly realistic AMAZING SPIDER-MAN cover by Paolo Rivera that references the then-current difficulties at the Spider-Man Broadway musical. Even the banner that marks this as the lead-up to the Spider-Island event integrates well.
Here’s a very fun Dick Sprang cover for DETECTIVE COMICS featuring an early confrontation between Batman and the Riddler.
Great conceptual FANTASTIC FOUR cover by John Byrne. What really works about this one is that all of the elements of the trade dress cast shadows as well.
It was a rare thing to see a painted rendition of a super hero in 1968 when this John Romita cover for the second issue of SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN magazine hit the stands, to say nothing of one that was so well done. Romita channels a little bit of Ditko influence in the positioning of Spidey … Continue reading Great Covers