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brianmichaelbendis:

Bill Sienkiewicz 1986: Epic Illustrated #34 — “Slow Dancer”

Another milestone: Sienkiewicz’s (1) first official writing credit, and (2) his first painted interiors — a sign of big things to come later in the year.

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marvel1980s:

Incredible Hulk Annual #5 cover recreation by Art Adams

themarvelageofcomics:

Cover to CAPTAIN AMERICA #109 by Jack Kirby and Syd Shores

themarvelageofcomics:

Cover to CAPTAIN AMERICA #109 by Jack Kirby and Syd Shores

Page from Our Cancer Year by Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner and Frank Stack

Page from Our Cancer Year by Harvey Pekar, Joyce Brabner and Frank Stack

Lovely panel from Burne Hogarth’s Tarzan

Lovely panel from Burne Hogarth’s Tarzan

Gorgeous page from a Dark Horse Comics Conan comic, with gorgeous coloring by Dave Stewart.

Gorgeous page from a Dark Horse Comics Conan comic, with gorgeous coloring by Dave Stewart.

Phil Seuling was one of the most important forces in the creation of the comic book direct market, which saved the industry when comics were at their lowest point. He was also an arrogant SOB, as you can see here.

Phil Seuling was one of the most important forces in the creation of the comic book direct market, which saved the industry when comics were at their lowest point. He was also an arrogant SOB, as you can see here.

Wonderful DC mystery comic splash page by Berni Wrightson

Wonderful DC mystery comic splash page by Berni Wrightson

Decent line-up at this convention, but ugh what a sterile and dull cover

Decent line-up at this convention, but ugh what a sterile and dull cover

In 1979, Steve Bissette and Rick Veitch adapted the Steven Spielberg - John Belushi film 1941, The film was OK, the comic was a crazy mashup of styles and approaches.

In 1979, Steve Bissette and Rick Veitch adapted the Steven Spielberg - John Belushi film 1941, The film was OK, the comic was a crazy mashup of styles and approaches.

First appearance of Howard the Duck in Fear #19, as a silly joke in the middle of a giant cosmic story. Steve Gerber was brilliant!

First appearance of Howard the Duck in Fear #19, as a silly joke in the middle of a giant cosmic story. Steve Gerber was brilliant!

Gorgeous painted cover by Berni Wrightson from very early in his career

Gorgeous painted cover by Berni Wrightson from very early in his career

In his New Gods stories, Jack Kirby created Funky Flashman and Houseroy as mocking parodies of Stan Lee and Roy Thomas

In his New Gods stories, Jack Kirby created Funky Flashman and Houseroy as mocking parodies of Stan Lee and Roy Thomas

In the mid-1970s Marvel created a monster comic starring the legendary Jewish figure of the Golem. It didn’t last long but it was very strange.

In the mid-1970s Marvel created a monster comic starring the legendary Jewish figure of the Golem. It didn’t last long but it was very strange.

Neal Adams drew these odd public service ads for DC Comics in the mid-1970s

Neal Adams drew these odd public service ads for DC Comics in the mid-1970s