Category Archives: Cartoonists

The Homecoming

The Homecoming Author: Archie Goodwin Art: Al Williamson Creepy #112 (August 1979) Reprinted in Creepy #137 (May 1982) This story I was fortunate enough to see the original art to when I visited Al Williamson in October of 1998. Al … Continue reading

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The Secrets of Spider-Man!

I just found out that my niece Heather thought that Spider-Man’s webbing is organic (like in the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man films) as opposed to a device that Peter Parker created. For her to make this mistake is bad Uncle-ing on … Continue reading

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Coloring Spider-Man

Back in 1992, when I was the colorist on staff at King Features Syndicate, I got the chance to color the Spider-Man newspaper strip. Usually this would be handled by someone Marvel hired, but if it was a reprint or … Continue reading

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Wizard World Minneapolis 2017

A few pics from Wizard World 2017 here in Minneapolis. One of the best parts of Wizard World this year was getting to see Jose Delbo again. He was one of my teachers at the Joe Kubert School back in the 1980s. The … Continue reading

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Al Baruch February 27, 1928 – November 17, 2015

I first met Al Baruch back in 2003. He was head of the Cartooning department at Hofstra University’s UCCE Youth Programs at the time and hired me as one of the teachers. A Navy veteran, Al had studied at the Art Students … Continue reading

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Sally Forth – An Easter Tradition

For those keeping track: The writing credit switch from Greg Howard to Francesco Marciuliano can be found on the top of the strip in the credit line. For art credit: The strips start off with Craig Macintosh handling the drawing … Continue reading

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John Romita – The Crying Game

John Romita’s artwork is pretty much a staple of romance comics from the 1950s on, and for good reason. Here’s a quick sampling… When Romita took over drawing Spider-Man from Steve Ditko, it was inevitable his strength for the Sturm und Drang of romance … Continue reading

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