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Top 10 Covers – Fred Hembeck!

  I’m so excited to be able to present this next Top 10 Covers list.  The funnest guy in the comics world – Fred Hembeck gives us his Top 10 Covers!  Having loved his parodies in the pages of Marvel Age in the 1980’s and his Hembeck-ized cover recreations over the years he was the one and only person I even considered contacting when our site needed a logo. 

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Top 10 Bill Everett Covers – Blake Bell

The 1939 creation of the Sub-Mariner for the first issue of Marvel Comics assures Bill Everett a place in history. Co-creating Daredevil, the Man Without Fear, for Marvel Comics in 1964 gave Everett a link to one of the most popular superheroes of the past 50 years. And producing over 400 additional pages of superhero-related work in the very early days of the Golden Age of Comics (1938-42) makes Bill Everett a legend.

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Top 10 Bernie Wrightson Covers

I’m always soliciting people for their own Top 10 Covers list.  Part of my “sales pitch” is telling them how much fun it is!  No joke, putting these Top 10 lists together is a blast!  This week’s especially so.  Bernie Wrightson has been my favorite artist since I first laid eyes on his work.  Looking through the many, many comic covers he’s done over the years was pure joy.  Let’s get to it.

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Top 10 Mike Mignola Covers

Best known as the creator of Hellboy, Mike Mignola got his start as an inker at Marvel Comics.  Soon he was creating memorable covers for numerous titles (many you’ll see below!) before his first real break-out hit, Cosmic Odyssey from DC Comics in 1988. Here are (in my opinion) his 10 best comic book covers.  As always I’ve included images of the original art when I could.

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Top 10 Arthur Adams Covers

If you grew up on comics in the early to mid 1980’s then you most likely worship at the alter of Arthur “Art” Adams.  He is one of modern comic’s greatest cover artists.  Here’s a look at his 10 best.  As always, I’ve included the original artwork when I could find it.

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Top 10 Daredevil Covers

I’ve already submitted my all-time/all-title Top 10 Covers list, but being that I’m a huge Daredevil fan, I had to figure out which Daredevil covers would be considered the Top 10 of all-time.  To do that, I had to recruit the help of the good folks over at manwithoutfear.com.  (If you’re a DD fan and haven’t visited their site you don’t know what you’re missing.  Get over there.)  It became clear that the history of…

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Top 10 John Romita Covers – Mike Burkey

This edition of “Top 10 Covers” brings us Mike “Romita Man” Burkey.  No one is a bigger expert or fan on John Romita art than Mike Burkey.  So when I wanted a Top 10 list of Romita covers there really was no one else to turn to.  Mike is also one of the largest and most beloved dealers of original comic book art in the country.  I’ve both purchased and sold pages with Mike in…

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Top 10 Covers – Cool Cat Comics and Cards

This installment of ‘Top 10 Covers” comes from The Yuan Twins.  You may have seen them on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Observe & Report or most recently in the new season of Arrested Development.  More importantly they run LA’s newest comic shop, Cool Cat Comics & Cards at 10922 1/2 W. Pico Blvd. in West Los Angeles!  What makes their store so great?  Plentiful parking, they care about independent comics (they produce one themselves!), they’re open late (9pm!),…

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Top 10 Covers – Tony Isabella

Today’s Top 10 comes from comic veteran Tony Isabella.  Be sure to bookmark and read his terrific blog ‘TONY ISABELLA’S BLOGGY THING” and check out his book, ‘1,000 Comic Books You Must Read‘. This Top 10 list was originally published in CBG in 2007.  Take it away Tony!

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