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Simple yet to the point.

 

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i miss comics with newsprint interiors...not some of the BAD art tht Marvel let by though

 

I miss comics that had stories that were not part of some 27 part story arc with 4 cross-overs

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Good lord, I have been looking at these covers for decades and did not realize that it is mirrors style-wise Ronin 1 and Miller's cross hatching he did a lot of then. Even a similar background color and framing on the cover. Duh.

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That cover really pops with those colors...I need a copy

 

Zeck did alot of awesome covers too. The Punisher mini series, GI Joe, Capt. America...so much copper age goodness

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Zeck did alot of awesome covers too. The Punisher mini series, GI Joe, Capt. America...so much copper age goodness

 

Top Zeck covers in my opinion:

- Cap #263, 272, 284, 286, 321, 332 and Annual #8

- Punisher Limited Series #1, 3 and Return to Big Nothing Hardcover

- G.I. Joe #38, 39, 41, 43, 46, Special Missions #1, 2, and Yearbook #3

- Kraven's Last Hunt - Web #31,32 and ASM #294 especially as well as the TPB Cover

- Secret Wars #1, 8, and 10

- ASM #285 Cover

- Marvel Tales #209 and 215

- Batman Ten Knights of the Beast (#417-420)

- Deathstroke the Terminator #1 and 8

 

And, I'm sure others can point to others that they really like that didn't make the list. Zeck was the king of covers in the 80's!

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Cap 287 I like too. The color choices help.

 

Cap 288 is cruddy. I think Zeck is better when he is focused on one or two dramatic figures. "Busy" covers may not suit him, but then again, I should probably look beyond 288 before I say that.

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interesting thought...

 

ok, king of 80's covers.......

 

zeck?

stevens?

byrne?

perez?

simonson?

others??

 

my vote is stevens.

 

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interesting thought...

 

ok, king of 80's covers.......

 

zeck?

stevens?

byrne?

perez?

simonson?

others??

 

my vote is stevens.

 

Another vote for Dave Stevens here. (thumbs u

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interesting thought...

 

ok, king of 80's covers.......

 

zeck?

stevens?

byrne?

perez?

simonson?

others??

 

my vote is stevens.

 

Another vote for Dave Stevens here. (thumbs u

 

Although I love Stevens' work, the probably with calling him the "king" is that his work wasn't very prolific, even in the 80's. The other guys you mention at least did over 100 covers each, if not a lot more. Stevens did maybe 30-50?

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i miss comics with newsprint interiors...not some of the BAD art tht Marvel let by though

 

I miss comics that had stories that were not part of some 27 part story arc with 4 cross-overs

Heck yeah.

 

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interesting thought...

 

ok, king of 80's covers.......

 

zeck?

stevens?

byrne?

perez?

simonson?

others??

 

my vote is stevens.

 

Another vote for Dave Stevens here. (thumbs u

 

Although I love Stevens' work, the probably with calling him the "king" is that his work wasn't very prolific, even in the 80's. The other guys you mention at least did over 100 covers each, if not a lot more. Stevens did maybe 30-50?

 

very valid argument but to me he is the modern equivalent of frazetta, not alot of work compared to others, but the work he did set him apart.

 

 

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For anyone into OA, here are some of my Copper covers. Included are some of my absolute favorites; others, I wouldn't say were favorites off the stands, but am very happy to have the art. For whatever reason, I always liked the BADGER #2 cover. Anyway, all indies, no Marvel/DC.

 

THE ROCKETEER ADVENTURE MAGAZINE #1 cover:

 

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MAGE #1 cover:

 

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JON SABLE, FREELANCE #17 cover:

 

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BADGER #2 cover:

 

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2000 AD MONTHLY #2 cover:

 

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AMERICAN FLAGG! #27 cover:

 

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Yesterday there were 2 ASM 136s posted in the for sale and it led a buddy and myself to talking about what we thought were the best covers by era.

We tossed around ASM 39 by Romita, Spectacular Spider-Man Magazine 2 by Romita, Hulk 340 by McFarlane , Captain America Annual 8 by Zeck etc.

Obviously there are no wrong answers but we thought it would be fun to start a thread in the Silver, Bronze and Copper threads (we aren't big Gold Age collectors)

 

For me, Moon Knight 29 is my favorite Copper Age cover.

 

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Great. I thought the only SS book I needed was Dark Knight Returns 1 w/Miller & janson. Now I want this. Nice looking book!

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