Battlestar Galactica (1978)

Battlestar Galactica (1978)

Once upon a time, after we were introduced to a galaxy far... far away, Universal brought us a new saga from the stars. Was is a blatant rip-off of Star Wars? Not that I can tell. Sure there were similar beats but the tune was different. Starved as we were for any thing Sci-Fi there [...]

How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way

How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way

How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way is a book by Stan Lee and John Buscema. This book walks you, the aspiring comic book artist, through the process of how to draw and create comic books. John Buscema illustrated the artwork, with plenty of Jack Kirby examples included as well. The first edition was published [...]

Denny O’Neil: Wordsmith Extraordinaire

Denny O’Neil: Wordsmith Extraordinaire

Denny O'Neil and I have one thing in common, well at least two, we were both born on the same calendar day and we both love good stories. My lack of eloquence is always evident when I search for words that convey my feelings for somebody important to me who has passed away. Not only [...]

Joe Sinnott: 1926 to 2020

Joe Sinnott: 1926 to 2020

We’ve lost another great from the Golden Age of comics…

Love this piece by John Byrne and Joe Sinnott

In My Not So Humble Opinion

Legendary comic book artist Joe Sinnott passed away on June 25th at the age of 93. Sinnott had such a long and distinguished career as an artist that I really could not do him justice in a short blog post. I will touch upon a few highlights, but for a much more detailed examination of his career I strongly urge everyone to get a copy of Brush Strokes With Greatness: The Life & Art of Joe Sinnott written by Tim Lasiuta from TwoMorrows Publishing.

Fantastic Four #57 (Dec 1966) cover artwork by Jack Kirby & Joe Sinnott

Joe Sinnott was born in Saugerties, NY on October 16, 1926, and he lived in that area for almost his entire life. Following service in the U.S Navy during World War II, Sinnott attended the Cartoonists and Illustrators School (now known as the School of Visual Arts).

One of his instructors was…

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Iron-Man is Back!.. I Didn’t Know He was Gone.

Iron-Man is Back!.. I Didn’t Know He was Gone.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O3sKoVfpzFI So, beginning this September, Tony Stark will apparently be going back to his roots. I'm not sure what that means for the whole Extrimis nanotechnology thing, if that is even still a thing. I know I write a lot about comics, but I am not cutting edge current on story arcs. The new armor [...]