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It’s Jacko!

Nope, not that Thriller guy, I’m talkin’ Mark “Jacko” Jackson! Straight out of Australian rules football, and onto our television sets….screaming at us to buy Energizer batteries in the mid to late . . . → Read More: It’s Jacko!

Moonshadow House Ad, 1986

Probably my all-time favorite pen and ink “scratchy” . . . → Read More: Moonshadow House Ad, 1986

Dark Horse “Faces” House Ad, 1989

Can you name each character (face)? Without reading the significant trademark block on . . . → Read More: Dark Horse “Faces” House Ad, 1989

New England Comics Back Issue Ad, 1985

During the mid-’80s, New England Comics was my back issue mail order retailer of choice. Something about their ads and especially their catalogs (that I wish I had held on to!) that I really liked…maybe it was their monkey mascots.

Sure, we’ll have a future blog about The Tick, and how that series . . . → Read More: New England Comics Back Issue Ad, 1985

Avatar

First issue of DC Comics' Avatar, adapted from the TSR fantasy novels.

Huh?

Yep, forget the James Cameron movie for a minute, and let’s go back to the first half of 1991; when DC Comics published Avatar, adapted from the TSR fantasy novel trilogy.

Well, let’s back-up even more to . . . → Read More: Avatar

Black Orchid House Ad, 1988

The pen and ink house ad for the prestige format limited series (that was in actuality, beautifully painted), from late ’88 / early ’89. Not to be confused with the Vertigo continuing series that followed it, later on! (We’ll have a future blog about the three . . . → Read More: Black Orchid House Ad, 1988

Kraven’s Last Hunt House Ad, 1987

We’ll have a future blog on the six-part “Kraven’s Last Hunt,” but for now, hey, there’s the ’87 house ad for it! (It’s also one of our top Copper Age picks, in . . . → Read More: Kraven’s Last Hunt House Ad, 1987