Brand Echh – Hell-Rider #1

By the late 1960s, a whole new niche market had opened up on the newsstand for comics. That was the niche of the black and white magazine, a format primarily pioneered by Warren Publications but one that almost every publisher and would-be publisher would experiment with. The great value in producing a black and white … Continue reading Brand Echh – Hell-Rider #1

Great Covers – SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #2

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 – SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN #2