Dave Stevens Archives

First Spider-Man Black Costume Appearance, Comics Journal #85 at $300
Issue #117 with Dave Stevens has sold for $100 unslabbed, and #89 which has early Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles including the first appearance of Leonardo, and has sold for $90 unslabbed as has #127 with a Bill Watterson interview and art The Comics Journal #93 has a Steve Bissette/John Totleben Swamp Thing cover and Alan[...]
Dave Stevens: Drawn To Perfection Takes A Look At Legendary Artist
Dave Stevens was one of the most gifted artists and storytellers in the modern age of comics Some would argue that he was born at the wrong time, as he would have ruled the early golden age and then the silver age along with Jack Kirby, no question A new documentary about his work and[...]
IDW To Bring Back Rocketeer Comics In April 2022
The Rocketeer originally published by Pacific Comics was created by writer/artist Dave Stevens in 1982 as a homage to the Saturday matinee serial heroes such as King of The Rocket Men and Commando Cody from the 1930s through the 1950s Cliff Secord, a stunt pilot who discovers a mysterious jetpack that allows him to fly[...]
Dave Stevens Documentary Seeks Stories About Rocketeer Creator
The Estate of Dave Stevens has let Bleeding Cool know that it has started pre-production of an officially authorized, feature-length documentary, entitled Dave Stevens: Drawn to Perfection And they are reaching out to those who knew Dave, have stories about him and own his original artwork to get in touch and help the production process. Photo[...]
Bettie Page #1
The cover was an homage to The Rocketeer artist Dave Stevens who used Page as the inspiration for The Rocketeer's girlfriend Bettie Its this same cover that Dynamite had Rvckvs International turn into the statue. I had the opportunity earlier today to speak briefly with Dodson about the Bettie Page, the cover and the statue. DAN WICKLINE:[...]
Rocketeer and Betty Statue From Mondo Blows All Others Away
For us around here, however – as much as we enjoy the film – we love the late (yet still amazing to this day) Dave Stevens' original comic the movie was based on even more The high-flying adventures of Cliff Secord aka The Rocketeer, fighting gangsters and enemy agents, all while trying to balance his[...]
Pinup Queen Bettie Page Returns To Comics After 20 Years
Bettie Page has been tied to comics since Dave Stevens used her iconic look for the Rocketeer's girlfriend Betty back in the 1980's Black Cat Comics did an anthology series and there was a limited pinup series Then in 1996-97 there was the officially licensed Bettie Page Comic by Jim SIlke for Dark Horse[...]
And Finally… The History Of The DC Universe, As It Was
Craig Russell, Mart Nodell, Joe Staton, Dave Stevens, Bill Sienkiewicz, Jack Kirby, Mike Royer, Keith Giffen, Bret Blevins, Al Williamson, Michael Kaluta, Gene Colan, Steve Lightle, Brian Bolland, Michael T Gilbert, Jim Starlin, Joe Kubert, Arthur Adams, Walter Simonson, Paul Norris, Mike Grell, Mary Wilshire, Andy Kubert, Gil Kane, Kurt Schaffenberger, Bob Kane, Curt Swan, George[...]
Steve Mannion's Fearless Dawn Is Underground Comics Meets Classic Sci-Fi
The art feels like a cross between Dave Stevens and Eric Powell in both style and tone Hell, this is to the old pulp science fiction what The Goon is to classic horror At times the book feels like it should have been on the shelf next to the classic underground comics of the seventies[...]
BC Mag #5: Rocketing Spirits
Bleeding Cool Magazine article excerpt by James Kuhoric There have been many famous combinations over the years - peanut butter and jelly, Hall and Oats,
New Companion Focuses on 70s Influential Comics Series
It featured art by Howard Chaykin, Walter Simonson, Jim Starlin, Dave Stevens, Barry Windsor-Smith and many others It also had prose pieces like The Doors Of His Face, The Lamps Of His Mouth by Roger Zelazny 18 issues were released before Friedrich stopped publishing in 1979. Now TwoMorrows Publishing has released The Star Reach Companion by comic historian Richard[...]
Sergio Aragones' Groo The Wanderer – The Artist's Edition From IDW In June
To date, IDW's Artist's Edition format has reprinted the original artwork of the likes of Will Eisner, Dave Stevens, Wally Wood, David Mazzuchelli, Walter Simonson and John Romita Sr Big mainstream names in serious action comics. But I understand that at Wondercon, IDW are to announce a major diversion from that And it's one that's surprising[...]
San Diego Debut: Dave Stevens Complete Sketches & Studies
Debuting at San Diego Comic Con… Title: Dave Stevens Complete Sketches & Studies Creators: Dave Stevens Publisher: IDW Available: Booth #2643 High concept: For several years, Dave Stevens self-published four sketchbooks to sell specifically at the San Diego Comic Con This volume collects the entire contents of those four sketchbooks, plus approximately 100 additional[...]
The Rocketeer 20th Anniversary Tribute You Just Have To See
How good do you want to feel right now? Very good indeed? Then click play below. A 20th Anniversary tribute to Dave Stevens and The Rocketeer by a team of French animators I'd watch this So would you. How good do you want to feel right now? Very good indeed? Then click play below. A 20th Anniversary[...]
San Diego Comic Con Exclusive – Dave Stevens: Complete Sketches & Studies
The San Diego Comic Con exclusives get earlier every year. In August, IDW are publishing Dave Stevens: Complete Sketches & Studies, collecting all four of his sketchbooks, long out of print, in a hardcover volume. But they're making the collection available a few weeks earlier at San Diego Comic Con You can order copies now, one cover[...]