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Marvel 70th Anniversary Sketch Cards

I’m starting to post my Marvel 70th Anniversary Sketch Cards. I’ll not swamp any inboxes/lists/readers with all 100, but will post a few at a time over a couple of weeks until all 100 are up and accounted for. So, the first 14 (of 100), in no particular order:

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Artists Are Now Laughing Matter!

To paraphrase Monty Python: And now for something completely goofy. Everybody loves artist jokes, right? Of course you do. Other than the first and last ones, which are altered from “classic” advertising jokes, all are from my funny bone-head. So if you pass them on, and feel free to do so, just blame them on me so you don’t get ostracized. Or stoned. Or stoned by ostriches. MeBoard panels2-200.jpg ¨ CAPTION: All art on this…

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“Are You Avatarted?” Part Two of Two: This ain’t no Star Wars, this ain’t no disco…

  Last time I talked about AVATAR’s 3-D ambitions and why I think the whole 3-D trend is a rip-off and act of desperation on the part of the studios to get you into the theater and away from your TV. (At least, until they perfect 3-D TV and can sell you more equipment along with a new library of films to supplant your existing DVDs and now Blu-Ray discs. Shades of vinyl, 8-Track, cassette…

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FOOM!

Welcome Jim Shooter fans!  If you like comics, there’s lots to enjoy here!  Take a minute or two to browse around!     I found this wonderful old magazine and thought I’d share.  

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“What is RIGHT with RIGHTS?” – Part 2

Last time we discussed (well, I answered, you sat and read) queries regarding copyrights and original artwork. Mainly, what rights you the collector of art have when buying a piece of published artwork. (Short answer: pretty much none, other than displaying it for private purposes or when selling. But there’s over 1350 words more that go into detail.

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“What is RIGHT with RIGHTS?”

I’ve been a member of a Yahoo! Group for comic book art collectors, artists, fans and dealers for probably ten years now. (The group, or “list” as it’s usually referred to, originated long before Yahoo! even had Groups; it’s called “Comicart-L”, and I’m guessing the “L” is for List.) One of the most frequent threads that shows up, usually a couple or more times a year, is about rights. No, it has nothing to do…

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