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“Dark Knight” Variant Covers Revealed in Baltimore

At the Baltimore Diamond Retailer Summit, going on right now, DC Comics has revealed several variant covers for books in the Dark Knight series of Batman stories by Frank Miller. These images come from Bleeding Cool’s coverage of the event. Here’s a mockup of the packaging of the Complete Dark Knight, which will, presumably, contain […]

In Memoriam: Jay Scott Pike, Pinup and Comics Artist [25 Images]

Artist Jay Scott Pike died on September 13 at the age of 91. Pike had a long career as a magazine illustrator, pinup artist, and comic book artist — his employers in the last category included Atlas and DC, often in the romance or jungle-girl genres. RELATED: In Memoriam: 20 Paintings by Glen Orbik, Modern […]

Tonight! Kirby Mania With Nerdist at Meltdown in L.A.

Big event going down tonight in Los Angeles, in case you haven’t heard — Meltdown Comics (7522 Sunset Blvd.) is hosting a Jack Kirby blacklight art-stravaganza! Here’s the scoop: • Blacklight prints of Barry Geller & Jack Kirby’s Lord of Light will be on display. These prints have been colored by Mark Englert and appear […]

10 Early Works by Walt Simonson

The bottom line, the take-home lesson, the point of this post is this: You should really follow Walt Simonson on Facebook. Simonson is a legendary comics artist and writer, most famous for his work on Thor in the 1980s. His creator-owned work The Star Slammers has been a lifelong project, and he contributed to Heavy […]