Blog — comic cover corner
"Luke Cage - Power Man" #17 (February 1974) | art by Gil Kane & Billy Graham Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Famer as well as Harvey Award Jack Kirby Hall of Famer Gil Kane, best known as co-creator of Green Lantern produced the cover art for the 17th edition of Marvel's "Luke Cage" comic book back in '74. This one piece of art tells you everything you need to know about Luke Cage "Power Man." We're still waiting on a movie already.
"Shazam" #35 (June 1978) | cover art by Mike Nasser Mike Nasser, legendary comic book artist out of Detroit, known for his work with both DC and Marvel comics produced this iconic cover for the 35th issue of "Shazam." Everything about this work speaks to the observer that is is a piece of vintage 70s pop culture. It's a gem - easily one of the best comic book covers to come out of the period. via CBC
"Worlds Unknown" #3 (Sep. 1973) | cover art by Rich Buckler, Wayne Howard & John Romita Rich Buckler, primarily known for his work on "The Fantastic Four" teamed with Wayne Wright Howard and the great John V. Romita to produce the cover for this epic edition of "Worlds Unknown," an early graphic novelization of the classic sci-fi film The Day the Earth Stood Still. via CBC
"Batman and the Outsiders" #21 (May 1985) | Covert art by Jim Aparo A work from the DC legend Jim Aparo, made famous for his work on Batman, Aquaman and the Spectre in the 1960s and 70s primarily. It was Jim who also produced the art in 1988's Batman: A Death in the Family where Jason Todd, aka the second Robin, was killed by The Joker. via CBC
"Detective Comics" #258 (Mar 1958) | cover art by Sheldon Moldoff No truth to the rumor that Fox, Shark and the Vulture-man will be appearing in the next Batman movie. via CBC