Action Comics No. 434

Dentistry Action Comics: I revel in goofy comic book covers from bygone eras. Don't be like Superman... don't forget to floss, kids!

Superman: The “Last” Son of Krypton

Superman: The "Last" Son of Krypton Another piece using a Bruce Timm pose. This was my second shot, as the first was too upper-right heavy.

Zarathustra Comics

Based on Friedrich Nietzsche's book, "Thus Spoke Zarathustra" and Action Comics number one from 1938. I was heavily influenced by an early version of Bruce Timm's Superman for the pose, albeit a trimmed down end result from the original. The concept of the Übermensch, Overman, or Superman becoming the center of all things humanity looks [...]

Epic Byrne: The Comic Art of John Byrne

Epic Byrne is my excuse to share art from my favorite artist of all time. You'll note that I did not say "comic artist". He is probably the reason I sampled other comics from the Fantastic Four, to Lab Rats. He is more that just an artist but also a wonderful writer. He's a fan [...]

Happy Anniversary Action Comics!

   Today, Action Comics number one debuted 80 years ago! Action Comics One Thousand hits local comic shops, and millions of nerds will celebrate this milestone. Action Comics, of course, is a Superman vehicle. Superman is the reason that we are all here now. The character was the beginning of the superhero genre in the [...]