This was actually a series of posts that I put up during my first days of working on my Marvel blog. The idea was to chart my workflow through the course of a single day's work at Marvel--since every day is different, it can be difficult to summarize things for people. This was a snapshot … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – The Working Day at Marvel
A post from my defunct Marvel blog, part of a series detailing books that I had worked on that I still liked despite the fact that they were not terribly commercially successful. Comics I Don't Apologize For pt 2 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Continuing with this week's … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Comics I Don’t Apologize For, Part Two
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.
It’s maybe a little bit of a cheat to include this one, as I did the original concept sketch for it, but this excellent painted cover by Paolo Rivera for the MARVEL 75TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION does an incredible job of communication three-quarters of a century’s worth of wonder and imagination in a single evocative image.
comicbookcovers: Daredevil #7, February 2012, cover by Paolo Rivera
Paolo Rivera pulls you into the world of DAREDEVIL on this cover, visually getting across both that Matt Murdock is blind, and the manner in which his other senses allow him to navigate the city that he lives in. The graphic treatment here is strong, and by keeping the background in greytones, the lead figure … Continue reading Great Covers – DAREDEVIL #1