Category Archives: John Romita

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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John Romita – Creating Mary Jane

Shortly after the first Spider-Man movie came out in 2002 I had the fortunate opportunity to work with John Romita on a Flash Gordon strip (more about that later). One of the things he really took pride in regarding that … Continue reading

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Cartoonist Jim Keefe (age 13) in the Minneapolis Tribune

Time for the Wayback Machine, Mr. Peabody, to a chilly winter’s day 34 years ago… Back in 1978, way before my Flash Gordon strip was in the newspapers, the Minneapolis Tribune ran the following Spider-Man cartoon of mine. This being … Continue reading

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