Monday, April 12, 2010

Grooviest Covers of All Time: Rich Buckler Made Me Buy These!

Here's a half-dozen of Ol' Groove's favorite Marvel-era Rich Buckler covers. When I saw these on the spinner rack, there was no way I was putting them back! Can you blame me?

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  1. Hey Groovster!
    Gotta love Rich Buckler's work. I especially dug his stint on the FF with "Joltin" Joe Sinnott! His FF, Hulk & Luke Cage were awesome. Not to forget his groovy Dr.Doom & Silver Surfer!LOVED his Morbius in Vampire Tales well!

    His Giant Size Super Stars #1 was mind blowing too. It's too bad he never got to do Luke Cage Powerman, Dr.Doom or a Silver Surfer book. Next to Kirby, Romita SR. & John Buscema his FF rocked!Which Joltin Joe was a huge part of!

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  2. I appreciate the love for Rich Buckler that you've got going on, but you really ought to be ashamed for not highlighting one of his Astonishing Tales covers featuring Deathlok.

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  3. Such a great artist.

    JK

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  4. Glad you dug the post, fellas! And Chuck, you know Ol' Groove is shameless! The only reason there are no Deathlok covers is 'cause there's a full post on the swash-Buckler's Deathlok covers coming up. Oh, and his (few) Black Panther (Jungle Action) covers, too.

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  5. Nice covers! The Defenders is one of his best -- had a bit of a Gil Kane quality.

    Witch Woman, yeah! Loved those 1970s outfits!

    He did a great Black Widow cover on Marvel Team-Up (82, I think) that was inked by Bob McLeod.

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