"For all my powers, I could not save _____": An image thread

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Now I'm imagining 98% of these covers with Scalia and/or John Roberts photoshopped in.

four months pass...
five months pass...
four weeks pass...

is this panel from Avengers #4 the "For all my powers, I could not save" urtext?

http://imgur.com/5fc33980-0d42-49cc-988c-21be4d524786

soref, Wednesday, 18 January 2017 10:56 (two years ago) link

http://i.imgur.com/ANeZmQQ.png

soref, Wednesday, 18 January 2017 10:58 (two years ago) link

haha wow maybe!

Οὖτις, Wednesday, 18 January 2017 17:30 (two years ago) link

one month passes...

missing the tag but sentiment/message is there for sure

https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-at9e-5cW1bo/WMdNlaAOE9I/AAAAAAABWwg/WqGrO6iWx2Y8zlC1QNoD24TaUFaBwrClwCLcB/s640/7729.jpg

Οὖτις, Friday, 17 March 2017 16:46 (two years ago) link

academy award for best comic

a message from the mayor of nyc

waht

five months pass...

http://www.printmag.com/wp-content/uploads/g.-FF62.jpg?da32cb

Οὖτις, Saturday, 9 September 2017 00:49 (two years ago) link

three weeks pass...

i'll allow it

more bemused than human (bizarro gazzara), Tuesday, 3 October 2017 19:58 (one year ago) link

Young Giffen doing a pretty good Neal Adams impression there.

chap, Wednesday, 4 October 2017 10:52 (one year ago) link

Can't see a great deal of Adams there myself, and at this stage of his career Giffen was generally more of a Kirby Kopyist (though it's true that throughout the 70s Marvel encouraged their artists to 'emulate' Kirby, while DC encouraged their artists to 'emulate' Adams.)

Gunpowder Julius (Ward Fowler), Wednesday, 4 October 2017 11:06 (one year ago) link

i can see adams in it, but looks a bit more like joe kubert to me

more bemused than human (bizarro gazzara), Wednesday, 4 October 2017 11:11 (one year ago) link

Well the inker, John Celardo, was an old newspaper strip hand who took over the Green Beret comic strip from... Joe Kubert, so I think that might account for the similarity, more than Giffen's pencils.

Gunpowder Julius (Ward Fowler), Wednesday, 4 October 2017 11:32 (one year ago) link

eight months pass...

wow, that Hawk & Dove cover is great. went to GCD to see who inked it, and they have it as Ditko, which surely can't be right?

(I agree with their assessment of Gaspar for letters, and the logo looks like him too - wonder if the overall design came from Ditko, Gaspar, or someone inhouse)

kelp, clam and carrion (sic), Friday, 29 June 2018 21:07 (one year ago) link

That looks like a Ditko to me.

EZ Snappin, Friday, 29 June 2018 21:09 (one year ago) link

did Ditko not ink his own stuff?

Οὖτις, Friday, 29 June 2018 21:09 (one year ago) link

he usually inked his interiors, but the drapery and black-spotting on that cover look more fluid and shadowy than he tended to do, and the varying lineweight on Dove and the top heads is a heavier brush than I think of him doing.

I'm no expert though, and have only seen his stuff in non-reprint form from the 1980s on.

kelp, clam and carrion (sic), Friday, 29 June 2018 21:27 (one year ago) link

hmm, just saw it full-size at Spurge's, and the inking on the "Don" legs is totally Ditko's shading style

kelp, clam and carrion (sic), Friday, 29 June 2018 21:33 (one year ago) link

I had no idea that Hawk & Dove went back that far!

i’m still stanning (morrisp), Sunday, 1 July 2018 17:59 (one year ago) link

They were in Showcase first.

kelp, clam and carrion (sic), Sunday, 1 July 2018 18:21 (one year ago) link

ten months pass...

^^^^ the alpha and the omega

Tiltin' My Lens Photography (stevie), Wednesday, 15 May 2019 16:59 (four months ago) link

three weeks pass...

there's a whole page for pieta-style covers
https://www.cbr.com/i-cant-cover-what-i-am-the-best-pieta-covers/

(although i think that one isn't the original)

koogs, Thursday, 6 June 2019 16:18 (three months ago) link

ah, apologies...

"For all my powers, I could not save _____": An image thread

koogs, Thursday, 6 June 2019 16:20 (three months ago) link


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