Daily Scans - October 10th, 2009
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Meet the Power Company! Sapphire and Josiah Power Edition.|
And here the last two introduction issues of Kurt Busiek's Power Company series. Started this quite some time ago but boy does school complicate real life so here I am and hopefully no one's angry I'm so slow. :D
Tags: char: josiah power, char: sapphire/candace jean gennaro, creator: al milgrom, creator: keith champagne, creator: keith giffen, creator: kurt busiek, creator: mark bagley, creator: mark farmer, creator: michael bair, creator: tom grummett, title: power company
"my life is like a feather , my duty like a mountain"|
This is Kamikaze 1946. It is the last book in the "Families of altered wars" series and deals with the American invasion of Japan "Operation Olympic". For understanding I have included the creators editorial (which were on the inside cover of each issue through out the series) so people can get a feeling for his intentions for the book and his alternate WW2 views :)
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Current Music: Cokehole " cocaine may have been a factor"
Batman Year Three: Jason and Tim and Grief and Pictures|
Tags: char: alfred pennyworth, char: batman/bruce wayne, char: robin/nightwing/dick grayson, char: robin/red hood/jason todd, char: robin/red robin/tim drake, creator: george perez, creator: jim aparo, creator: john beatty, creator: marv wolfman, creator: mike decarlo, creator: pat broderick, publisher: dc comics, title: batman
And now for something completely different - UK Weekly comics of the past..|
In the UK, there was, in my youth and in some ways to this day, a thriving, and very different comics industry to the US one, or even the mainland European.
Split between boys and girls comics, the former were just as likely to be slapstick comedy as adventure, and the latter were somewhere between romance comics and mild domestic dramas. Stories were one to three pages long, often episodic and could run for decades (Usually reserved for the comedy stories)
Recently, a UK newspaper produced, as a giveaway, reproductions of various UK comics from the 1970's and 80's. I'll feature some samples from these in a series of posts.
First up is the footballing (eg what everyone on the planet other than Americans calls football eg soccer) legend which is
Tags: char: roy of the rover/roy race, publisher: fleetway, title: roy of the rovers
Just a bit more Wonder Woman fanart|
(Contains a spoiler from Red Robin #4)
Tags: char: angle man/angelo bend, char: cheetah/barbara minerva, char: devastation, char: doctor poison, char: dr. psycho/edgar cizko, char: egg fu/dr. chang tzu, char: ferdinand, char: giganta/dr. doris zeul, char: io of themyscira, char: spy catcher, char: wonder girl/cassie sandsmark, char: wonder woman/diana of themyscira, genre: fanart
"To see a robin in a cage, puts all heaven in a rage"|
Though Ogden Nash had never met Damian Wayne so I don't know if that was a FIRM belief.
Tags: char: batman/dick grayson, char: robin/damian wayne, creator: dustin nguyen, title: streets of gotham