Category Archives: John Romita

Happy New Year 2017!

John Romita drawing from the Mighty Marvel Calendar for 1975. (With a quick type change for 2017.)

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The Requirements For Being Cast as Mary Jane in a Spider-Man Movie

As with any superhero movie these days, there are those fans who have a problem with casting before the movie has even seen the light of day. The most recent is Zendaya as Mary Jane in the upcoming Spider-Man film starring Tom … Continue reading

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John Romita Draws Flash Gordon

Today’s Flash Gordon strip (3/22/2015) originally ran on December 1, 2002. The art is by John Romita Sr. As King didn’t pay me much for writing and drawing Flash Gordon, I couldn’t offer Mr. Romita much money – his decision … Continue reading

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John Romita

January 24th is John Romita’s birthday (born 1/24/1930). To celebrate, here’s just a few of the iconic Spider-Man images he’s drawn over the years, grabbed off the web from ComicArtFans, Heritage, Romitaman.com and elsewhere. (Click on pics to see larger.) A … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings – Stan Lee & John Romita

When the Spider-Man newspaper strip came out in the late 1970s I was 11 years old. Out came the scrapbook and scissors and I started collecting. The following are a few of the holiday strips Stan Lee and John Romita … Continue reading

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John Romita Artist Edition Volume 2

Just got this in the mail the other day. Designed by Randall Dahlk, it’s another home run as far as IDW’s Artist Editions go. Check out Randall Dahlk’s blog for a behind the scenes look. This particular edition got me … Continue reading

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1975 Giant Superhero Holiday Grab-Bag

Just got this in the mail today. I am officially ten years old again. And here’s John Romita’s original compared to the printed version. It’s interesting how Dr. Strange’s right arm was moved (probably after the type was put in) … Continue reading

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