Showing posts with label pulps. Show all posts
Showing posts with label pulps. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Roger Langridge's The Shadow sketch

Roger Langridge - Shadow

A late holdover from SPX 2010 - this great sketch Roger Langridge did for me. I just figured out how to use my new scanner/printer/copier/changing table.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Lamont Cranston painting by Thomas Boatwright

Mr. Boatwright just put a note in the comments section of the Jim Amash's Shadow sketch post with a link to his painting of Lamont Cranston that I was lucky enough to buy at Heroes Con. It's a nice one isn't it? Spooky eyes though. Here's another painting he's done on the topic - I think I may buy a photoprint of that one after the Heroes Con bills fade.

This will join the Amash sketch, a Bill Sienkewicz poster and a Mike Kaluta cover to American Spectator magazine on my office walls.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Shadow sketch from Heroes Con

Jim Amash did this sketch for me after seeing a painting of Lamont Cranston by Thomas Boatwright that I was carrying around. It turns out that we're both pulp hero fans. As Alex Toth said about doing a drawing of the Shadow for Jim "it had to be in the style of Ed Cartier" and so is this one.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

Heroes Con 2010 pictures

Evan Dorkin's perhaps ashamed to be caught buying a mainstream comic strip book from Richard Thompson.

After talking about the Thomas Boatwright painting of Lamont Cranston I bought, Jim Amash drew this Shadow sketch for me.

Richard Thompson is a fan of Kate Beaton.

Raina Telgemeier and her fine Smile.

And then there's Dazzler.

More pictures online here. Labels to follow.

Thursday, January 08, 2009

Shadow artist obituary

As a kid, I loved the Shadow... the radio show, the pulp (Pyramid was reprinting them with Steranko covers), the DC Comics (Kaluta!)... Edd Cartier, one of the last links to the original pulps, died last week. The best obituary I've seen appeared today in "Edd Cartier, 94, Pulp Illustrator, Dies," By WILLIAM GRIMES, New York Times January 8, 2009.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Silver Spring's Adventure House publishes comic strip biography

I ran into the publisher Adventure House at a con last weekend and talked to him for a while. In addition to the stunning Alex Raymond book pictured here, I've been buying his reprints of the Shadow regularly. Both the Shadow and Doc Savage have new material written by pulp historians Anthony Tollin and Will Murray.

Adventure House also has a couple of pulp reprints relating to comic strips - pulp version of Tailspin Tommy #2 from January 1937 and Don Winslow of the Navy #2 from May 1937. I'm a big fan of comics novelizations, even though they're frequently so-so, and was quite please to be able to buy these. I bought this too - Uncovered: The Hidden Art of the Girlie Pulps - on sale for half-price!