L.B. Cole cover thread! Post your favorites by the master!
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Yeah, he did lots of covers with black backgrounds... :cloud9:

 

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That's pretty! :cloud9:

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Thought i would post a few of my Cole books.

I finally found an affordable copy of Mask 2 last month.

 

MASK 2

 

 

TERR JUNGLE 4

 

 

Great books!!! :applause:

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Thought i would post a few of my Cole books.

I finally found an affordable copy of Mask 2 last month.

 

MASK 2

 

 

TERR JUNGLE 4

 

 

Great books!!! :applause:

 

Wazzup! :hi:

 

Good to see you still watching the Boards. (thumbs u

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There are a few other L. B. Cole covers with black backgrounds, such as Blue Bolt #105, 108, Catman #31, Captain Aero #22 etc... Great books!
The black background was a deliberate tactic to get eyes focused on his covers. Evidently black was not used much at that time and he felt that with a black cover it would figuratively punch a hole in the newstand and make the image "pop."

 

black, schmlack, he did pretty good with green, too.

 

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and with all due respect to the other books' posted, this is my VERY favorite cole cover, and it's got a black b'ground.

 

 

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and with all due respect to the other books' posted, this is my VERY favorite cole cover, and it's got a black b'ground.

 

 

bb105.jpg

:takeit:

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and with all due respect to the other books' posted, this is my VERY favorite cole cover, and it's got a black b'ground.

 

 

bb105.jpg

 

Did you see the recreation of this cover that Cole did in the 80s? It sold recently at Heritage.

 

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and with all due respect to the other books' posted, this is my VERY favorite cole cover, and it's got a black b'ground.

 

 

bb105.jpg

:takeit:

 

oh, so i actually have a book that "appeals" to you???

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The 105 has been elusive to me so far. Great book, Billy. (thumbs u

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The 105 has been elusive to me so far. Great book, Billy. (thumbs u

 

thanks, sir, and i have just realized that it was posted on PAGE 105. serendipity is great.

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Thought i would post a few of my Cole books.

I finally found an affordable copy of Mask 2 last month.

 

 

 

Great books!!! :applause:

 

Wazzup! :hi:

 

Good to see you still watching the Boards. (thumbs u

 

 

Thanks! :) I haven't bought much lately, but I still love viewing all the goodies everyone has been buying!

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This is by no means my favorite Cole cover but it is my only Church book so I thought I'd post it. Can you imagine if there were women on the cover instead of men - it would rival Seven Seas #4 in popularity (at least for underseas covers.)

 

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Moths to a flame.

 

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Gorgeous book! :applause:

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Moths to a flame.

 

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he liked that central face motif so much he did it again.

 

and beautiful mask, by the way. congrats. p.m. me when you upgrade to one with nice paper.

 

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Moths to a flame.

 

MaskComics1.jpg

 

Gorgeous book! :applause:

 

Great copy of my favorite GA cover!

Edited by *paull*

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Love Cole! He's got a few bloody covers that are pretty sweet.

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There are a few other L. B. Cole covers with black backgrounds, such as Blue Bolt #105, 108, Catman #31, Captain Aero #22 etc... Great books!
The black background was a deliberate tactic to get eyes focused on his covers. Evidently black was not used much at that time and he felt that with a black cover it would figuratively punch a hole in the newstand and make the image "pop."

 

black, schmlack, he did pretty good with green, too.

 

terrors20.jpg

 

Terrors Of The Jungle #20... this is one of my favs. The word "Terrors" looks great with the vivid colors! Beautiful book :cloud9:

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Underwater covers are pretty great in general but when he does them they go to a whole new level.

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Yeah, he did lots of covers with black backgrounds... :cloud9:

 

stt10.jpg

 

Dr. Jekyll/Mr Hyde issue! (thumbs u

 

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