Monday, September 20, 2010

Face Front(ispieces)! Hulking Out in Marvel Super-Color

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! It's not easy being green, but it's certainly easy to find superbly stunning art featuring Marvel's Green Goliath! When the black and white Rampaging Hulk mag morphed into the Marvel Super-Color The Hulk! mag, the frankly fabulouso and far-out frontispieces kept on truckin', baby! To prove Ol' Groove ain't jivin', dig these dy-no-mite drawings of old Jade Jaws by Walt Simonson, John Romita Jr., Mike Zeck, Rudy Nebres, Steve Bissette, Gene Colan, Ernie Chan, Rich Buckler, and Brent Anderson!

2 comments:

  1. Hey Groovy One!
    Glad your back & running! We missed your daily articles! Man! I forgot how great these looked, I haven't seen these since the 70's. I hated it when they changed the stories from the early 60's theme. To present day & the kind of depowering of the Hulk. To tie it into the Hulk tv series.

    But don't get me wrong I still love these pieces! Their INCREDIBLE! Ok, I couldn't help myself! I forgot how beautiful some of these pin ups were! Now I gotta go buy issues#11-#27? I own the first 11 issues. Loved Val Mayerik's beautifully painted wrap around cover on #11. Keep up the great work! We'll I gotta run! I got a Back Issue deadline to meet!

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  2. Groove:

    Welcome back from IL; the Bronze Age Blogosphere isn't the same without ya! Thanks for sharing these cool frontispieces. There was a lot of great material buried in those old Hulk mags!

    Cheers,
    Andrew
    ComicsBronzeAge.com

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