Got payday plans? Kirby, Frazetta and Frank Miller original art hits the auction block

Last October we told you how the legendary comic-book artist Jack Kirby indirectly helped to exfiltrate American diplomats from Iran during the 80’s hostage crisis (as depicted in 2012’s Academy Award winning film, Argo.) Well, now you can own some of the original Kirby artwork that was used in that famous CIA mission, as well as a slew […]

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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Superboy #167

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner! Superboy #167 – July 1970 Cover art by Neal Adams Tired of the “Royal Baby” yet? I’m more amused by the news media’s constant coverage and the American public’s fascination with the […]

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The very planet is trying to erase Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (for science)

Anakin Skywalker didn’t like sand very much. To quote the pre-Clone Wars padawan: “It’s coarse and rough and irritating” (snicker, the irony!) “and it gets everywhere.” So perhaps Annie wouldn’t mind that his old stomping grounds, the beggardly Tatooine village of Mos Espa, is in the midst of a maelstrom of mountainous sand dunes. He […]

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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Marvel Tales #2

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner! Marvel Tales #2 – January 1965 Cover art by Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko As part of this past week’s celebrations at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con, the 50th anniversaries of Marvel’s The […]

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