Somehow My original post was deleted?! So I am hurriedly replacing it now.
The character: CAPTAIN BATTLE!
BONUS- Here’s a classic page from his first adventure courtesy of my PDSH friends at the
Amazing Golden Age Heroes Blog:
I go to Diversions of the Groovy Kind allot- so should you. Why? Because you discover obscure digital finds like the one below the fold in the handy pdf viewer. The Comic Book Guide for the Artist-Writer-Letterer, a pamphlet comic format book on making comics published by Charlton Comics in 1974 was for kids of the early 70’s the only way to get down with how pros made comic art. Predating How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way by 4 years, TCBCFTAWL concisely made clear all the basic techniques for the amateur artist. Thanks to Cartoon Snap! Blog for making the PDF download. Read on your ipad or desktop or print it out and learn.
originally posted by comicadmin on the comicarchive.com
“… a compilation video of timelapse photography of [comic book] artists working. Jill Thompson paints a page of Magic Trixie, Bill Reinhold inks a page of Batman and Doug Klauba paints a Phantom cover. …”
via Spidey1955 on youtube
The Men Without Fear: Creating DareDevil documentary: Interviews with DareDevil writers and artists- Brian Bendis,Gene Colan,Stan Lee,David Mack,Frank Miller,Joe Quesada,Johnny Romita,John Romita Jr. and Kevin Smith.
Drawing Superheroes – Famous comic book artists drawing superheroes- technique, technique, TECHNIQUE! including; John Romita, Joe Kubert, John Buscema, Bill Sienkiewicz, Dave Gibbons & Travis Charest.
UPDATE: I’m so glad to have found out that 13 is a Vermont Superhero! Interested? Then read on true believer!
Truly one of the least popular, most obscure and oddly named Public Domain Superhero is 13. Created by writer Dick Wood(!), co-creator of Airboy, and artist Bernard Klein(Dr. Fate, Green Arrow).I couldn’t find any anecdotes to explain why this numerical nonpareil of nomism and his nitid nupsom, Jinx , were created, other than to be another half-baked Batman and Robin crime-fighting duo that Lev Gleason hoped to cash in on(and likely fill pages in the latest issue of Daredevil Comics). Continue reading “Public Domain Hero Day: 13 & JINX! UPDATED-He’s a VERMONTER!”