Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Black and White Wednesday: Marvel-ously Macabre Original Art

Original art from some of Marvel's Groovy Age mags like Tower of Shadows, Chamber of Chills, Chamber of Darkness, Journey Into Mystery, Supernatural Thrillers, Creatures on the Loose, Tomb of Dracula, Werewolf By Night, and even S.H.I.E.L.D., Thor, Champions, and...Western Gunfighters!?! Yep, Ol' Groove's gone outta the box to bring you these far-out and spooky original art pages! Enjoy, my Groovy Ghoulies!
Gene Colan and Tom Palmer

John Byrne and Bob Layton

Jack Kirby and Bill Everett

Barry Windsor-Smith and Dan Adkins

Berni Wrightson

Marie Severin and Bill Everett

Gil Kane and Tom Palmer

Mike Ploog

Rich Buckler and Frank Chiaramonte

Jim Steranko

Val Mayerik and Vince Colletta


  1. Hi Lloyd I got some more monster original art scans. If your interested? Great post!!

  2. Three pages really stand out for me. Anything Steranko makes my life better. The Champions page with the zip-a-toned warriors of Kaa are great. Don't know why I've always enjoyed zip-a-tone in inking so much. Probably because I first experienced it to such effect by Tom Palmer in Doctor Strange and X-Men. And the Thomas/Smith/Adkins entry from Tower of Shadows is a compact masterpiece from 3 super talents.



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