Saturday, July 24, 2010

Forbidden Hopes

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One day a book on awesomely misleading comic book covers and the crushed dreams they caused once the readers opened the actual comic should be put to print. That was the real corruption of the innocent.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Monster Mash-Kaiju Style

Admittedly, this artwork is sorta shoddy, but in an endearing way, and its sheer kitsch and sentimental attachment (ah, gojira) more than makes up for it.

Sunday, July 18, 2010

Dracula, Then and Future

Mock Poster for fun Hammer Horror film Dracula A.D. 1972. While the film's title is clealry dated, this artwork is not

Thursday, July 15, 2010

A Colorful Read

A delightful way to spend a afternoon or evening.

[Artist Unknown]

Monday, July 12, 2010

What a sea voyage

Avast, let us sail these seas.

[Artist Unknown]

Friday, July 9, 2010

A mighty wind and its dog

Hats off to Gil Elvgren for not only trying to attempt to explain this pose ( a gale, I gather) but also throwing in a fun little dog to the usual pin-up pose. Now that's craftsmanship.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Joey Tissue and the Dummies (Robert Crumb)

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How often do we feel like joey, when we watch two people like the above debate in politics, art, or other? More than we would care to admit, I would imagine.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

The Gnark ( Steve Skeates, Steve Ditko + Wally Wood)

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A story spotlighted here not only because it was never officially published--was supposed to be for Plop!, dc humor mag-- but also for the unusual team up of steve ditko and wally wood (and not for the plot which is fair but not exceptional). This may be their only collaboration to my knowledge, and one of the few times wood's inks did not overwhelm another persons pencils. It is an unusual but intriguing melding of talents.