This pen and ink cover drawing for Frank Miller's iconic Dark Knight Returns #2 recently sold at Heritage Auction for $478,000. Pre-auction estimates had the price set at $500,000 so it wasn't too far off the mark. This was the first Dark Knight cover to be sold at auction, and it was the only one that Miller rendered completely in pen and ink, with no major painted elements or … [Read more...] about Original Frank Miller Dark Knight cover art sells for $478,000
This short video brought me joy on so many levels. Thanks @kngfu71 for the tip! Philadelphia sure does seem to be a hot spot for pop culture illustrators. I wonder if Joe DeVito offers studio tours! … [Read more...] about King Kong and Doc Savage artist Joe DeVito
Last week, we talked about our dreams, and we'll continue along those same lines with this week's assignment for the League of Extraordinary Bloggers… – What a nightmare! – REMEMBER!: The League is always open to new members! Got a blog? Write a post in response to the weekly challenge, and you’ll be included. It’s that easy! Once you put up a post on your … [Read more...] about This week’s assignment from the League: What a nightmare!
Last week, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers was asked to write about their dreams, and this was quite an amazing week of responses … Needless Essentials Mos Espa Infinite Hollywood Geek Show Ink G.I. Jigsaw Random Nerdness Thirtyish Year old Boy Space for Rent Vikki Verka Cool & Collected Travelling Pics JunkFed Diary of a Dorkette Goodwill … [Read more...] about The League has spoken: I have a dream…
It's not real if you're the only one who knows about it. At least that's what brought me to finally writing this post. I’ve been working on a secret project for a while now and it’s come to the point where I need to call in the reinforcements and make it “real,” or risk watching it fizzle away as an unfulfilled dream. I’m going to put this all out there now, because if I … [Read more...] about Introducing: Cool & Collected Magazine! (maybe)
Concept art originally done for film adaptation of Roger Zelazny’s “Lord of Light,” the story that would be the basis of the Academy Award winning film “Argo” In 2007, Jim Lee, one of the most accomplished comic book writers and artists of the Modern era, and the Co-Publisher of DC Comics, read a story in Wired Magazine and suspected there was something special about two … [Read more...] about Original 1978 Jack Kirby ‘Argo’ film artwork, from collection of comics legend Jim Lee, readies for auction
We all have them. Some are ambitious, some are farfetched, and some might even be attainable. This week’s assignment for the League of Extraordinary Bloggers… – I have a dream... – REMEMBER!: The League is always open to new members! Got a blog? Write a post in response to the weekly challenge, and you’ll be included. It’s that easy! Once you put up a post on … [Read more...] about This week’s assignment from the League: I have a dream…
Last week, the League of Extraordinary Bloggers was asked to write about their "first times." Once again, the results were quite varied (and awesome!)... Random Nerdness Goodwill Hunting for Geeks GI Jigsaw Erik Johnson Las Vegas Yankee Life with Fandom Pop Rewind Nerd Rage Against the Machine Diary of a Dorkette Pop Pop Its Trash Culture Cool and … [Read more...] about The League has spoken: Feels like the first time