Dig it, Groove-ophiles! A few years ago, author Jason Shayer of the awesome but sadly defunct DC Comics of the 1980s blog shared several Batman drawing by young John Byrne from the 1970s. I think these sensational sketches, which Byrne drew from 1972-1980, deserve to be seen again. Although Jocular John will probably cringe at seeing his old art dredged up once more, Ol' Groove finds the power, vigor, and enthusiasm Mr. Byrne put into these drawings simply irresistible! (Yeah, that's an 80s song, but what'cha gon' do?)
Oh, yeah, Young Byrne took a shot at the Joker, too! Wow!!
NOTE: Shayer's Marvel Comics of the 1980s blog is still going strong. Ol' Groove checks it out 'most every day, and you should, too!
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As for the rest of ya, the purpose of this blog is to (re)introduce you to the great comics of the 1970s. If you like what you see, do what I do--go to a comics shop, bookstore, e-Bay or whatever and BUY YOUR OWN!