“It is a science fiction fantasy of today and this is what literally blew my head off when I read Nova Express, which was written in 1961. Maybe we are the Rodgers and Hammerstein of the seventies, Bill!”
No idea why I didn’t post this months ago.
In 1982, popular French cartoonist, Moebius(he’s second from the right) visited Kyoto Japan. He meet with the famous mangaka, Osamu Tezuka. This is a picture of them having a good time.
This CBC news segment about “mature content” in comic books is from 1988, which means I was the same age as those fourteen-year-old kids. I read Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters at the time, and don’t remember it being so gruesome. Panels from Cinder and Ashe are also shown. What else can you identify?
You have to sit through about thirty seconds of commercials to watch the thing—and another thirty seconds in the middle—but if you’re looking for an effective blast of time travel…wow.
By the way, Chester Brown is giving off a very heavy Malkovich vibe.
Epic Team-Ups: Charlie Brown and Spider-Man by Charles Schulz and Joh Romita Sr.
The story goes that these two titans of the comics industry once met at a Comic-Con and decided to use their formidable powers to create a Universe-spanning crossover where Charlie Brown finally kicks that goddamn football with the assist from your friendly neighborhood web-head. It’s officially canon in my mind.
oh my god spider-man is fucking gigantic
I guess they decided making the Peanuts kids seem tiny was more appealing than making them seem to have freakishly giant heads compared to Spider-man.