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IDW Adds Spider-Man To Its Reprinted Newspaper Strip Line

IDW's Library of American Comics imprint is adding one Wall-Crawler. The Amazing Spider-Man newspaper strip by Stan Lee, John Romita Sr. and others will be collected in a new deluxe hardcover edition. Launched in 1977, the Spider-Man newspaper strip begins with Peter Parker's arachnid alter-ego facing off against the deadly menace of Doctor Doom! Classic Spidey villains, […]

DC Comics Offers Superman To John Romita Jr – And He Might Well Take It

Initially, from a couple of corroborating reports on the show floor of San Diego Comic Con yesterday… and then all over the bars last night, where no less than eight people took me aside to tell me this top secret news that only they knew… John Romita Jr, son of the legendary Marvel artist John […]

John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man 49 Cover Art Sells For $167,300

The original art for the cover of Amazing Spider-Man #49 by John Romita Sr. sold for $167,300 at Heritage Auctions this afternoon. The cover is from early in Romita's influential run on the title (he took over from Steve Ditko with #39 in 1966), written by Stan Lee. The piece is noteworthy both for its visual and for the […]

John Romita Sr. Amazing Spider-Man #49 Cover Art On The Auction Block

John Romita Sr. is one of the most important artists in the history of Marvel Comics.  Original art collectors prize all his work dearly, particularly his early work from Marvel's formative years.   His Amazing Spider-Man artwork is the most coveted from that era, and his covers don't change hands very often — and when […]