June 20, 2014 § Leave a comment
It has been too long since I have last posted but fear not, I will be back on my regular schedule soon. I’ve been wrapped up in design work for a few friends. In the meantime, I finally tracked down this great ST Screen printed poster signed by Charles Soule. The poster had a limited run of 100 and was designed and printed in India. I’ve heard from Soule that it was commissioned for him by a friend just prior to joining the Swamp Thing creative team. I am excited to get the print framed and hung on the wall.
June 4, 2014 § Leave a comment
Shazam! 31 (1977)
A year after the first publishorial release, DC sells the Swamp Thing story and 2 book compilation once again.
I have always been surprised by the backing that Swamp Thing gets. Of all the characters in any comic, I think Swamp Thing has had the most opportunities. He has always been pushed along in different forms of media. Someone will always try to keep the character alive. « Read the rest of this entry »
June 3, 2014 § Leave a comment
June 2, 2014 § Leave a comment
Challengers of the Unknown 82 (1977)
The Lurker Below
A year after the beloved Swamp Thing series is canceled, Swampy reappears in the form of a flashback and maybe a hand cameo. « Read the rest of this entry »
June 1, 2014 § Leave a comment
Comic Art Convention 1977
(Special Tenth Annual Anniversary Edition)
Special tenth anniversary edition sounds pretty darn fancy. I love Wrightson’s cover and how he poses the figures, great composition and movement. The shirtless fella on the ground has absolutely had it. He is the only one smart enough to surrender (by choice or not). « Read the rest of this entry »