Thursday, June 7, 2012

Direct Currents: Thursday, June 7, 2012

DC comics penciller Oliver Nome needs your help.

"I found out that I have a golfball size brain tumor..."

RIP 'Static' Writer Robert L. Washington III

Jim Lee To Leave Justice League

A New Phantom Stranger Comic in September?

Ethan Van Sciver And Gail Simone Bring Back Plastic Man… On The Side.

Worst Comic Book Ever!

While superheroes dominate the box office, the medium that birthed them has moved on.

James Robinson Confirms: Original Green Lantern Alan Scott is Gay

Justice League And Wonder Woman Movies On Again, New Writers Hired

The Choose Your Own Adventure Book Where Tiny Batman Fights a Kitty Cat

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 06.04.12

Awesome Art Picks: Batman, Emma Frost, Green Lantern and More

Best Art Ever (This Week) - 06.01.12


The Absorbascon
Sing along to "The Alan Scott Song!"

Amazon Princess
Wonder Women cosplayers

The Aquaman Shrine
The Fire and Water Podcast: Episode 20
"It's Never Too Late to Have A Happy Childhood"
Aquaman Art Gallery: Wescoast
Justice League of America #1 - Nov. 1960
DC Poster by Jose Luis Garcia Lopez - 1979
Aquaman Stock Art by Tom Grummett, Pt. 2
Mego Catalog Display - 1973

Armagideon Time presents "Saturdays with Streaky"
#9, #10, #11, #12, #13

Atomic Surgery
"The Human Time Capsules" from Strange Adventures #31 (April, 1953)

Being Carter Hall
Read: The Savage Hawkman #9
Joe Bennett's Savage Shayera?!

Brian Bolland's Blog
Rejected Wonder Woman cover rough
Two for the price of one today. Unused roughs.
Ragged Robin rejects

The 5 Year Fix: Young Justice
Bronze Tiger and Iron Fist

Diana Prince: Wonder Woman
1992 Wonder Woman Corner Box Figure by Brian Bolland
2006 Wonder Woman Art Book Piece by Brandon Peterson

Diversions of the Groovy Kind
"The Nightmare Maker!" from Superman #266 (May 1973)
"Chariots of the Stars!" from Beowulf #5 (September 1975)
Ragman #4 (November 1976)
"From Beyond the Grave! from House of Mystery #252 (February 1977)
"Born Loser" from House of Mystery #194 (June 1971)
"Hell of a Place!" from Secrets of Haunted House #10 (November 1977)
Man-Bat in "Cinemattack!" from Batman Family #14 (July 1977)

Every Day Is Like Wednesday
Oh man, now I can't wait to meet the new Doiby Dickles!
Is superhero decadence a chronic condition?

Firestorm Fan
Slipknot Triumphant!
Francis Manapul Draws Firestorm
Alan Moore Wrote Firestorm
How to Draw Firestorm

Girls Gone Geek
Delirium by Javier G. Pacheco
Liberty Belle by Stephanie Buscema

The Idol-Head of Diabolu
One Year Later...
2009 Miss Martian Heroes Convention Sketch by Jason Sobol
2010 “Smash: Life on Mars?” by Daniel “Mercury-Magic”
The Vile Menagerie: THE SWARM
2012 Phoenix Comicon Miss Martian Cosplay
The Villain's Journey: Despero vs. Malefic
2012 “Heroes + Villains: Martian the Manhunter” photography by Philip Bonneau

J.M. DeMatteis's Creation Point

Jim Shooter
To Kill or Not to Kill
Sex and Drugs

Justice League Detroit
2012 Zatanna Comicpalooza Cosplay by Nadya Anton

Later I Will Destroy This Earth!
The Atomic Sleepwalker Presents: The Complete History of the Atomic Knights Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V

Kevin Nowlan
Jack B. Quick (and Batman) cover art for Comic Book Artist magazine
Curses! Broiled Again!
Superman card art
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight #50 pin-up
Superman Gallery cover sketch

Pappy's Golden Age Comics Blogzine
Hoppy the Marvel Bunny #1 (1945)
Bulletman #4 (1942)
Blackhawk #94 (1955)
"The Three Mouseketeers" from Funny Stuff #1 (1944)
Tomahawk in Star Spangled Comics #70 (1947)

Power of the Atom
The Atom (Ray Palmer) Mego-Style action figure & box by Black Knight Customs

Silver Age Comics Captain Compass

Subject : THE SUICIDE SQUAD (Task Force X)
Ok Dale, here's my sorta gay posting

Supergirl Comic Box Commentary
Legion Of Super-Heroes #9
Superman Family #188
Superman Family #189
Superman #9
More Superman Family Adventures Process Pieces
Supergirl By Mahmud Asrar
Supergirl #1,000,000

Tower of Fate
JSA Art by Michael Bair
Dr. Fate & Green Lantern art by Heubert Khan Michael
Fun Friday Post
Dr. Fate Art by Troyer
Dr. Fate and the Ankh Symbol

Review Section

Comic shop comics by J. Caleb Mozzocco
Comics Of The Weak by Tucker Stone
Wednesday Is Any Day For All I Care by Diabolu Frank

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