Friday, October 19, 2018

Making a Splash: Ghost Rider--the First 13

What it is, Groove-ophiles! How about a look back at the stunning splashes from the first thirteen issues of The Most Supernatural Hero of All? Ghost Rider issues 1-13 featured art by gifted graphite gurus like Tom Sutton, Jim Mooney, Sal Buscema, Frank Robbins, and George Tuska (plus a reprinted splash by co-creator Mike Ploog) inked by an army of adroit ink artists! Check 'em out!












Oh, yeah, Groove-ophiles--if you're in the mood for more Ghost Rider splashes, you can see the fab first pages from each of GR's appearances in Marvel Spotlight (issues 5-11) right here!

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Random Reads: "The Man Who Cheated Destiny" by Klein, Von Eeden, and Simons

Dig it, Groove-ophiles! Here's a rare script by ace letterer Todd Klein for Secrets of Haunted House #25 (March 1980), "The Man Who Cheated Destiny!" Another cool and rare thing about this story is that Haunted House's host Destiny plays an active role. Also, it's got fabamundo art by Trevor Von Eeden and Dave Simons. What's not to love?







Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Black and White Wednesday: "Plague of the Wolf" by Moench and Bolle

HooOOOW's it shakin', Groove-ophiles! Today's fear-fest comes from Warren's Vampirella #7 (June 1970) and features the second pro script from one of Ol' Groove's all time favorite comicbook writers, Doug Moench. With stunning art by Frank Bolle, here's "Plague of the Wolf!"







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