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Eerie #2 (Avon, 1951)
Ogilvie Publishing Company, a publisher of dime novel material in various formats including paperback-like Thick Books.  Distributor American News Co.bought the publisher, by then partly owned by Joseph Meyers and Edna Meyers Williams, and renamed it Avon Publications.  Avon published over 100 comic titles (in comic book format) from 1945 to  1956, most of them[...]
Earth Man on Venus nn (Avon, 1951) Condition: VG/FN
A classic tale that has legendary comic book artist Wally Wood adapting a classic science fiction tale that first appeared in the pulp Argosy in 1924, there's a copy of Earth Man on Venus nn (Avon, 1951) Condition: VG/FN up for auction at 2022 May 8-9 Sunday & Monday Comic Books Select Auction #122219 at[...]
How Captain Action Had To Make Its Own Fake Ads
The Art on the first issue was all Wally Wood, 2-5 were drawn by Kane (with Wood inking three of those, the other Kane inked himself) This is the first time the series has ever been collected Initially the book was going to use BW scans from Australian reprints, and then colored following the original[...]
Eerie #2, Avon 1952.
While we've recently discussed how the ACG series Adventures into the Unknown is considered the first ongoing horror title, the first issue of that series is not considered the first horror comic book.  That distinction belongs to Eerie #1 from publisher Avon in 1947.  Like many Avon titles of the period, Eerie (not to be[...]
Shock SuspenStories #6 (EC, 1952)
As we mentioned when the original art went on the auction block recently, Wally Wood's potent work for the cover of EC Comics' Shock SuspenStories #6 is among the most reproduced pieces of cover art in American comic book history And there's a historic story behind that cover to match: the cover story by Wood,[...]
Wally Wood Shock SuspenStories #6 cover, EC Comics 1952.
Among the most reproduced pieces of cover art in American comic book history, Wally Wood's potent work for the cover of EC Comics' Shock SuspenStories #6 will go up for bid at Heritage Auctions' June 17-19 Comics and Comic Art Signature Auction The story behind this cover is a forceful condemnation of hate groups in[...]
Wally Wood Original Artwork Up For Auction at Heritage
Such as a number of pages from Wally Wood.   Wally Wood Adam and Eve Poster Illustration Original Art (Wallace Wood, c 1978). Conceived as a loving reference to his own Sci-Fi work for EC Comics in the 1950s, but with an adult twist to it! This gorgeous work was originally released as a poster titled Adam and Eve[...]
Dynamite and Topps Partner for New 'Mars Attacks' Comics
The Wally Wood cover to Weird Science #16, published by EC Comics, famously piqued the imagination of product designer Len Brown, who — with Woody Gelman — developed the property for Topps Released first as "Attack from Space", the trading card line quickly was re-branded as Mars Attacks®, and its shocking imagery (illustrated by pulp legend[...]
AC Comics
It includes creators such as Bill Everett, Ross Andru, Steve Ditko, Wally Wood, Joe Kubert, George Tuska, and much more More details below. CRYPT OF HORROR #36 Much of the best artwork on the great Pre-Code horror comics of the 1950's was produced by art stars who shone in other genres (superheroes, Westerns, War, even love and humor)[...]
Wally Wood's Cannon Reprinted by Fantagraphics March 2018 Solicits
Cannon, and old serial by Wally Wood is being reprinted in a collection for purchase by Fantagraphics in the coming March of 2018 Plus, We Ate Wonderbread is being put out by cartoonist Nicole Hollander. Plus, Mudbite, Land of the Sons, and more Read more details below. MUDBITE by Dave Cooper $19.99 / HC / 72 pgs / FC / 11.75 x 7.35 Eddy Table first[...]
MAD Magazine Offers Up A Holiday Gift Bag
They've been the home for some incredibly talented artist and writers through the years like Sergio Aragones, Paul Coker, Jack Davis and Wally Wood Most everyone has at one point or another looked through a copy of the magazine and gotten a few laughs. Now, their current publisher DC Entertainment is doing a MAD Holiday Gift[...]
NYCC '15: Michale Uslan Speaks At The United Nations, For Thunder A.G.E.N.T.S.
Agents comic book created by Wally Wood, produced by Michael and his son David Uslan, in conjunction with the United Nations This included a video by U.N Secretary General from Ban Ki-Moon in a skit that allied the spirit of superheroics to the aims of the international organisation. Last night, an after-party was held at the United Nations itself,[...]
Some Creators Object To Being Signed Up To Wally Wood Appeal
Yesterday, a open letter written on behalf of the estate of Wally Wood was released, calling for an acknowledgement for the contribution of Wally Wood to the Daredevil comic book, as seen in the Netflix TV show. Updated on the original Bleeding Cool article, Tony Isabella has pointed out that his quote was taken out of context and without permission. Tony Isabella[...]
Is That Art? Find Out In New York At Craig Yoe's Exhibition
People will be able to see epic artist's work up close and personal.  I hope 'Is THAT Art?!'  will poo-poo any doubters,  showing the naysayers that comics are indeed Art with a capital A!" Just some of the art you'll see at the exhibition, which continues through May 2nd, is by Jack Kirby, Milt Gross, and[...]
Onomatopoeia Gone Mad
Its an old story that ran in Mad Magazine #20 by Harvey Kurtzman and Wally Wood Chris Samnee posted it on his blog and it seemed like a good thing to share. I think I can run this without the Dan Slott spoiler warnings… One of the fun things as[...]
Panels That Always Work At San Diego Comic Con
Next week at San Diego, The Wallace Wood Estate (Booth 1709) will debut a print of the Wally Wood Panels That Always Work page in a 11" x 17" edition. A famous guide to increasing visual interest in an otherwise non-visual scene, the original was copied and copied across the comics industry, used as reference by many[...]
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[...]
After Walt Simonson… The Wally Wood EC Comics Artists Edition From IDW
Wally Wood's EC Stories. Featuring stories drawn by Wood for EC Comics, one of the most important periods of work in American comics, and reproduced as close to the original art pages as possible The book will be published in October and cost $125 for 144 pages at a 15 by 22 inch size. Two more volumes[...]