Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics I Had A Hand In, Part One

An entry from my defunct Marvel blog of the 00s, first of a series on bad comics that I worked on. Ran into some connectivity problems late yesterday, so our special series on Bad Comics I Had A Hand In is beginning a little bit later than planned. But we'll be running this exciting new … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics I Had A Hand In, Part One

Great Covers – WOLVERINE #27

Possibly THE classic Jim Lee WOLVERINE cover, this one is all movement and energy and savagery. I don’t love the bits of copy stuck in on the left side, but they don’t do enough to completely ruin the composition. This one works completely based on how well Lee captures the essential qualities that everybody loves … Continue reading Great Covers – WOLVERINE #27

Great Covers – PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #19

Here’s an instance where the cover copy makes all the difference. This Jim Lee PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL cover is a nice drawing, but not especially a grabber. But the cover blurb is so ridiculous and over-the-top and tongue-in-cheek that it makes the entire image work, and sets a very specific tone. It’s funny because it’s … Continue reading Great Covers – PUNISHER WAR JOURNAL #19