Comics

Slabbed-pt1

Slabbed: did I just throw thousands of pounds away? (Part1) I destroyed a valuable comic (or did I?) and then it became even more valuable (or did it?) If you don’t know what slabbing is, it may behoove you to read this blog first: SLABS: a very peculiar practice So… background… I grew up loving …

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Slabs

SLABS: a very peculiar practice The meaning of the term ‘slabbing’ in comics is not immediately obvious ~ and, maybe, neither is the purpose.   In a nutshell, you take a mass-produced comic book with a print run in the thousands and pay a commercial company to assess the physical condition of your copy (graded …

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Redacted-Alpha

Redacted Comics: Alpha 36 pages. US Comic. £0.00   FREE DOWNLOAD Redacted Comics are a place where I enjoy bits of pre-existing works ~ but maybe not in the way their creators intended. This issue is appropriated from Alpha Flight 40 (published by Marvel Comics in 1986). The original work was by Bill Mantlo, David …

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Triptych

DC Triptych : three 1m canvases. Acrylic and enamel paintThree pictures ~ Menace, Desperation and Peril ~ recalling the halcyon days of this artist’s childhood.BACK TO WORK BACK TO WORK blogmy workpresentingconsultingshopabout metalk to me blogging & blagginglatest blatherings and writings here DC Triptych : three 1m canvases. Acrylic and enamel paintThree pictures ~ Menace, Desperation …

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Utgard-Loki

Utgard-Loki : A4. Pen and ink Útgarða-Loki, lord of castle Útgarðr in Jötunheimr, called himself Skrýmir when he met Thor, Loki and Thjalfi on the road and used his magics to bamboozle the small gods. A very early lesson in things not always being as they seem… BACK TO WORK blog my work presenting consulting …

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Threepenny

BACK TO WORK BACK TO WORK blogmy workpresentingconsultingshopabout metalk to me blogging & blagginglatest blatherings and writings here BACK TO WORK blogmy workpresentingconsultingshopabout metalk to me blogging & blagginglatest blatherings and writings here Threepenny Novel : A4. Pen and ink. Watercolour and bleachThe oldest drawings I still share are from Bertolt Brecht’s 1934 prose variant of The Threepenny Opera …

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Theseus

Theseus’ Black Sail : A4. Pen and ink Theseus never paid any bloody attention when his old dad was talking ~ after slaying the poor Minotaur, he splashed back home without changing his black sail as King Aegeus (sketch below) had told him to do so the lookouts would know he still lived… thinking his …

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