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Collectors Cornered: Free Comic Book Day – The Movie, And Added Jim Steranko
This year we were giving out fifty Amazing Spider-Man 2 movie tickets to the first 50 people in line, and $25 worth of merchandise including graphic novels, comics and collectibles to the first fifty people in line as well as $15 in merchandise to the next fifty in line. In addition to the five free comics everyone[...]
Orbiting Around Captain America – Celebrating Kirby, Waid, Brubaker, Latour And More
[audio:http://www.orbitalcomics.com/images/blog/orbital-podcastcaptainamericaspecial.mp3] Bleeding Cool welcomes back The Orbiting Pod, the podcast of Orbital Comics in London. They say: Welcome to another special episode of The Orbiting Pod! With the new movie Captain America: The Winter Soldier in cinemas worldwide, we've decided to spotlight some of Steve Rogers greatest stories from across the decades. We kick things off with Captain America: Marvel[...]
Desperately Seeking Strange Tales Original Art
Scott Dunbier, senior editor at IDW, is on the hunt for original art pages for upcoming IDW Artist Editions, that seeks to reproduce artboard pages as closely as possible. Pages he's after include twelve for the Jim Steranko's Nick Fury Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D Artist's Edition. Specifically Strange Tales #154, page 2, Strange Tales #159, pages 1 and[...]
FOOM #2, Featuring Andy Olsen's Wolverine, Sells For $225
Six months later, Marvel had published a new character, Wolverine, in The Hulk #180 and #181. Hulk #180 which features a tiny teaser appearance can sell for over $1000, and #181 which features a full appearance can sell for well over $5000. The magazine would usually sell on eBay for around $5 or so, and mostly for[...]
FOOM #2 – The First Appearance Of Wolverine, In 1973?
FOOM, or Friends Of Ol' Marvel was a fanzine about Marvel actually produced by Marvel Comics, as if it were something from the small press. Published in the seventies, and initially designed and edited by Jim Steranko (he drew the second issue cover above), it was intended to represent a fan voice for Marvel – but[...]
Jim Steranko Draws Frogs. When He's Not Tweeting About Sex, Violence And Egg Beaters.
The last time I saw her, we were in her second-floor bedroom engaged in some undescribable experiment with a couple of Snickers bars and — Jim Steranko (@iamsteranko) October 7, 2013 an eggbeater, when she suddenly FROZE! "Did you hear something?" she whispered with untypical alarm. — Jim Steranko (@iamsteranko) October 7, 2013   You've thrilled to Jim Steranko's tweets. I'd[...]
When Jim Steranko Drew His Own Money To Buy A Fur Coat
Currently legendary comic book creator Jim Steranko has under five thousand followers on Twitter. This is clearly not enough. Here's another reason why you should be reading him every day We've heard about his physical extremes, now he talks about his criminal life as a forger and scamster, in the pursuit of love. Y'know I think you guys[...]
Jim Steranko's Ability To See In The Dark, Breathe Fire, Employ X-Ray Vision And Do Without Sleep – Why You Need To Be Following Him On Twitter
He rejected it! — Jim Steranko (@iamsteranko) July 3, 2013 @KarlOttersberg I wanted to create something new, innovative, and exciting for Batman, and Dan wanted standard, old-fashioned comics — Jim Steranko (@iamsteranko) July 3, 2013   @TONYBINATL DC AD Mark C wants to use one on a new Batman B&W book and Jim Fletcher proposed a Batman statue based[...]
How Jim Steranko Created *That* Hulk Cover…
Puaca Making his first visit to the Heroes Con and, apparently, his first ever visit to the state of North Carolina, Jim Steranko delighted fans who attended his Saturday afternoon panel This well-attended session, moderated by J.D Spurlock, who gave quite a rousing introduction, served as an opportunity for Steranko to reflect on his career and[...]
Nine Glorious Pages From October's A1 Annual
It will include work by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby, Al Williamson, Jim Steranko, Alan Moore, Michael T Gilbert, Sandy Plunkett, Scott Hampton, Bill Sienkiewicz, Dave Johnson, Garry Leach, Stanley Lau, Toby Cypress, Dave Elliott, Barnaby Bagenda, Norman Felche, Alex Shiekman, Mark Kneece, Dominic Regan, Madeline Holly-Rosing, Emily Hu, Sakti Yuwono, Jessica Kholinne, Bambos Georgiou and[...]
Saturday Runaround – Steranko Fever
SterankoWatch: Jim Steranko is accepting art collectors in the States and overseas, as long as they feature characters associated with the artist. Character portraits rendered in ink on 7×10" stock which range from $250-750, depending on the complexity of such detail as dramatic lighting/shadows, expressions, minor background elements, etc Blank comicbook cover portraits range from $400-750[...]
Jonathan Ross Makes A Major Silver Age Art Acquisition At SDCC
 Asking price on this completely gorgeous cover of Nick Fury: Agent of Shield #3 by Jim Steranko from 1968 was $100,000, at original art dealer Mike "Romitaman" Burkey's booth at SDCC I've heard that Ross traded some other highly desirable original art for it instead. Steranko in his prime, a stunning and memorable cover from Marvel's[...]
Jim Steranko's Birthday Art Gallery
He wasn't the first artist to work for Marvel in the Silver Age, and he wasn't the most prolific artist to work for Marvel in the Silver Age, but when you think of inventive artists of the 1960s and beyond, Jim Steranko is one of the first names to come to mind Born November 5,[...]
Stan Lee And Jim Steranko Collaborating On A New Project
The Man just announced at the Detroit Fanfare convention that he is working on a new, unnamed project with Jim Steranko. Steranko is probably best known for his work on Marvel comics such as Nick Fury, Agent Of S.H.I.E.L.D where he started drawing Stan Lee's stories before taking the whole job on himself[...]