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Joe Jusko  John Romita Memorial
Legendary comic book creator and Marvel Comics art director John Romita passed away in June this year, with many creators wanting to share their memories of the man This was also followed by memorial pages in Marvel Comics titles And, on the 12th of October, just as New York Comic Con was beginning, a memorial[...]
John Romita Sr's Artwork in Menace #6 From 1953
A copy of Menace #6 from 1954 is currently up for auction from Heritage Auctions, and it has a few notable points, including a story from Stan Lee and one from John Romita. Menace #6 drawn by John Romita Srt Sub-Mariner creator Bill Everett draws the lead story about The Graymoor Ghost, but this and all the[...]
John Romita
Two days ago, comic book artist John Romita Jr posted, "I say this with a heavy heart, My father passed away peacefully in his sleep He is a legend in the art world and it would be my honor to follow in his footsteps Please keep your thoughts and condolences here out of respect for my[...]
John Romita Sr.
On social media tonight, comic book artist John Romita Jr has posted, "I say this with a heavy heart, My father passed away peacefully in his sleep He is a legend in the art world and it would be my honor to follow in his footsteps Please keep your thoughts and condolences here out of[...]
The Original Art For Ms Marvel Death Issue G
Marvel by John Romita Jr and Scott Hanna from Zeb Wells' script All 31 pages as well as the cover will be available Including those reaction shots from Mary Jane Watson, Norman Osborn and the Fantastic Four that everyone has been discussing on social media and wondering what's up with them. As well as the death[...]
Full Marvel Comics August 2023 Solicits & Solicitations
As Zeb Wells and John Romita Jr are finishing their first year on Amazing Spider-Man for Marvel with whatever will go down in Amazing Spider-Man #26, there is another Spider-Event coming which will be the keystone of their second year on the series And Amazing Spider-Man #31 in August will be setting the Spider-Event up,  spinning[...]
John Romita's Amazing Spider-Man: The Daily Strips Artist's Edition
IDW is to publish John Romita's Amazing Spider-Man: The Daily Strips Artist's Edition, featuring the Spider-Man newspaper strips that John Romita Senior drew for many years, reproduced to match the size, scale and appearance of the original artwork artboards A publishing process and line pioneered by Scott Dunbier, it has become one of IDW Publishing's[...]
MidJourney Draws More comic Book Creators And Things Are Getting Weirder
and in one picture, an actual place. Mark Brooks does have the Mamma Mia Pierce Brosnan image common to the programme. Dave McKean has had his artwork incorporated well for his Midjourney look. But Jamie Hewlett has it even better. George Perez includes his decades in the mix. Reggie Hudlin scans a mix of attitudes and associations. Kelly Sue DeConnick is[...]
Free Comic Book Day Artwork
The entire John Romita original artwork from this year's Free Comic Book Day story setting up the upcoming X-Men/Spider-Man crossover event, Dark Web, that revisits the world of Inferno, that John Romita actually drew when he was on Daredevil. Running at 7 pm ET, 4 pm PT or midnight BST, you can buy the original art[...]
Marvel Previews May 25th
Such as Amazing Spider-Man #2 by Zeb Wells and John Romita out of the 25th of May, following up on that shocker of a first issue ending, with Norman Osborn paying a visit Is this where he gives Peter Parker his new Spider-Suit complete with Spider-Glider? Amazing Spider-Man #2 First Look Or is he just coming by[...]
What Did Mary Jane Watson Do? Amazing Spider-Man #1 Spoilers
relaunching with a new Amazing Spider-Man #1 for the character's sixtieth anniversary, we pointed out that how in the most recent Amazing Spider-Man Vol 5 #93, we had Peter Parker back in the Spider-Man suit, his Aunt May defending him. Amazing Spider-Man Volume 5 #93,And Mary Jane Watson talking about moving in with Peter Parker again,[...]
What Did Peter Parker Do That Was So Bad, For Spider-Man Relaunch?
Well, Marvel Comics has sent out a big Spider-Man teaser drawn by John Romita, labeled "What Did Peter Do" which seems to show Peter Parker, Spider-Man, surrounded by a crater, after some kind of big explosion or impact, with a torn costume, and a spider-tracer, screaming at the sky And the question remains… what did[...]
John Romita Jr Joins Spider-Man For New Era In April 2022
John Romita Jr is returning to The Amazing Spider-Man from April 2022 Bleeding Cool has been reporting that this is intended by Marvel to be a new era for Spider-Man for the last month We speculated that this might be the project that Jonathan Hickman was working on with Chris Bachalo Well, we don't know[...]
John Romita Sr
What a novelty! And it was John Romita Sr who painted the cover, meant to be Stan Lee at the typewriter… the original art for the cover is currently at Heritage Auctions, going under the hammer between the 18th and the 21st of November and currently has bids of $67,000 and is part of a[...]
Fantastic Four Establishes Sacred Timeline For Marvel Comics As Well
He left another bundle of joy behind him as well as Reed Richards… Another half-sister for Reed Richards? And one living on Earth? From the brief silhouette, she appears to have armoured shoulder pads of sorts, and her hair is the way that artist John Romita often draws certain black women's hair (see Kick-Ass below), but[...]
Marvel Comics Calls Alternate Versions "Variants" For The First Time
But now, just as Infinity Stones replaced Infinite Gems, and Nick Fury is… well… Samuel Jackson, it looks like the main Marvel Comics continuity will also be calling parallel dimensional versions of people by the same name. Fantastic Four #35 cover That's if this page from this week's Fantastic Four #35, the (late) 60th anniversary of the[...]
Marvel 9/11
Bleeding Cool has confirmed that the following five comic books being published by Marvel Comics on Wednesday, Amazing Spider-Man #73, Daredevil #34, Excalibur #23, Ka-Zar: Lord Of The Savage Land #1 and X-Force #23 will include the story The Four Fives by Joe Quesada and John Romita Jr that we mentioned last month, with Spider-Man and Captain America[...]
SCOOP: Joe Quesada, John Romita Create Spider-Man 9/11 Memorial Comic
The following five comic books being published by Marvel Comics on the 8th of September 2021 are having their page pagination increased from 32 pages to 40 pages – Amazing Spider-Man #73, Daredevil #34, Excalibur #23, Ka-Zar: Lord Of The Savage Land #1 and X-Force #23 for no increased price. Bleeding Cool understands that this will[...]
SCOOP: Joe Quesada, John Romita Create Spider-Man 9/11 Memorial Comic
The story by Joe Michael Straczynski, John Romita Jr, and Scott Hanna, showing the attack with Marvel superheroes helping alongside emergency services, and going through the same emotions many others did. Amazing Spider-Man #36 for 9/11 In one month's time, Marvel Comics will include a new 9/11 memorial story as a backup strip to many comics published[...]
When Professor X Woke Up In Bondage Gear- Original Artwork at Auction
So, when Professor X was kidnapped by Callisto of the Morlocks, who had a certain aesthetic, and woke up in a similar BDSM look courtesy of artist John Romita Jr, of course questions would be asked And the original artwork from that page of Uncanny X-Men #193 from 1985, has been made available for auction, as[...]
John Romita Jr Artwork From Fantastic Four #35 60th Anniversary Issue
We have got a little low-res look at Fantastic Four #35, the big post-wedding Fantastic Four issue with Doom, Kang, Immortus and more, courtesy of John Romita Jr Will Doctor Doom finally come to terms with himself? All of himself? John Romita Jr Artwork From Fantastic Four #35 60th Anniversary Issue   FANTASTIC FOUR #35 MARVEL COMICS JUN210510 (W) Dan Slott,[...]
Bad Guy On Cover of Detective Comcis #27 Gets A Name
Detective Comics #27, featuring the first appearance of Batman, as depicted by Bob Kane. But the scene on the cover doesn't actually play out in the comic. But in today's Batman Black And White #6, a story by Scott Snyder, John Romita and Klaus Janson goes back to that cover, and gives it a backstory. The Detective Comics[...]
Jack Kirby Goes To Auction
And Heritage Auctions, in their 2021 April 1 – 4 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction – Dallas #7242 have a lot of his original comic book artwork, including this image created with John Romita Sr for the Marvel Comics Memory Album Calendar 1977,  the third calendar published by Marvel that included artwork by some of[...]
WandaVision Gets New Comics Creator Credits - But Why?
Then there were special thanks to; Brian Michael Bendis, John Cassaday, Olivier Coipel, Steve Englehart, David Finch,  Richard Howell, Tom King, Rick Leonardi, Bill Mantlo, Gabriel Hernandez Walta, Joss Whedon, Al Feldstein, Joe Maneely, John Romita, Jr,  Jim Steranko, Roger Stern. That sees the addition of Al Feldstein, Joe Maneely, John Romita, Jr,  Jim Steranko and Roger Stern[...]
Superman Dreams Of Being A 9/11 Terrorist In Action Comics (Spoilers)
I wonder if the Daily Planet under its new owner will give this theory and credence? ACTION COMICS #1027 CVR A JOHN ROMITA JR & KLAUS JANSON Written by: Brian Michael Bendis Art by: John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson Is Superman on the ropes? An epic battle rages across the skies of Metropolis! The House of Kent, Superman, Superboy,[...]
Awesome Usagi Yojimbo Stan Sakai Art On Auction At Heritage
The same goes for artist Stan Sakai, who deserves to be mentioned in the same breath as Jack Kirby, John Romita, and others as one of the giants of the industry Any chance you can get to meet the man, take it—one of the nicest in this crazy industry Up for auction right now is[...]
Is This What Might Tip Superman Into Leading The Authority?
But, as she said, 'no more mistakes' from Superman or anyone close to him. Superman Gets A Promotion in Superman #22 (Spoilers). In today's Action Comics #1024, Lois Lane is reminded of this. But where is this going now? In Action Comics #1024 by Brian Michael Bendis and John Romita Jr, one of Superman's friends… well it doesn't[...]
John Romita unused Spider-Man art page.
Up for auction on ComicConnect right now is an unused page of original artwork by legendary artist John Romita from Amazing Spider-Man #40 That's right, unused As in it has not appeared anywhere in print before With a little over one day to go, the page has reached only $1,150 in bids It's currently set[...]
The Jim Shooter Files - When Stan Lee Chose John Romita Over Kyle Baker
The animals he draws are reminiscent of Walt Kelly, and his humans seem to encompass a number of different styles, all of them appealing. As you noticed, when I was in the office I was talking to John Romita doing the proposed panel, before you mentioned Kyle Baker I think I owe it to Romita to[...]