Dick Giordano Archives

Space Adventures #6, 8 (Charlton, 1953).
Charlton's Space Adventures is a somewhat confusing title, as the publisher launched the series four different times under varying circumstances.  The original series began in 1952 and ran for 22 issues.  It is best remembered for reviving the Blue Beetle and some early Steve Ditko covers, plus Dick Giordano's 1953 transgender-themed tale titled "Transformation."  The[...]
Dick Giordano The Joker #1
And the cover of the first issue by Dick Giordano is currently up for auction from Heritage Auctions. It only ran for nine issues between May 1975 and September 1976, but it had a tenth previously unpublished issue released in October 2019 as part of DC's Infinite Frontier relaunch following Dark Nights: Death Metal's conclusion After[...]
The Surprising Trans-Themed Story in Space Adventures #7 from 1953
Important creators ranging from Steve Ditko, Joe Gill, and Sam Glanzman to Mike Zeck, John Byrne, and Roger Stern made important contributions at Charlton. Editors including Al Fago, Dick Giordano, and Nicola Cuti oversaw a wide range of memorable titles and characters over the years, including Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, E-Man, Ghost Manor, The Many Ghosts[...]
Classic Red Sonja To Start Your Day
Both stories are written by Roy Thomas with the first one being drawn by the trio of Esteban Maroto, Neal Adams and Ernie Chan and the second from Dick Giordano. This issue of The Adventures of Red Sonja and six others are part of the current Dynamite Fantasy bundle from Groupees available here The digital deal[...]
And Finally… The History Of The DC Universe, As It Was
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 Pérez, Howard Chaykin, Jan Duursema, Carmine Infantino, Jim Steranko, Gray Morrow, Neal Adams, Murphy Anderson, Dave Gibbons, Gilbert Hernandez, Dan Spiegle, Frank Thorne, Ramona Fradon, Matt Wagner, Ernie Colon, Irwin[...]
Alan Brennert Speaks Out Against A Lack Of Payment For Gotham's Barbara Keane
On Facebook he writes, WHY I WON'T BE WATCHING FOX'S "GOTHAM" THIS FALL: Back in 1981, in a story called "To Kill a Legend" in DETECTIVE COMICS #500, artist Dick Giordano and I created a character named Barbara Kean, the fiancée of Lt James Gordon (This was set on a parallel Earth where counterparts of the "real"[...]
Inside Look At Frank Thorne's Red Sonja Artist Edition Vol II
Thorne took over the character from Dick Giordano in 1976 when she appeared in Marvel Feature and he drew most of her adventures in her solo series from 1977 to 1979 His work helped not only define the character but helped to create an archetype in fantasy literature. Dynamite has sent us a preivew for the[...]