Comics Revue John Romita Ramblings & Reviews

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) to fill in some dead space in the layout.

This pic was also was my inspiration for the Comics Revue cover that just came out…


Signing off for now, so Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!

By Jim Keefe

Jim Keefe is the current artist of the Sally Forth comic strip, he is also the writer and artist of the Flash Gordon comic strip - both available at A graduate of the Joe Kubert School, Keefe likewise teaches Comic Art. Teaching and speaking engagements include SVA in Manhattan, Hofstra’s UCCE Youth Programs, The University of Minnesota and most recently the Minneapolis College of Art and Design.

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