He made a living illustrating pirate stories, German legends, Fairy Tales and, obviously, Norse Mythology.
Thursday, March 31, 2016
If you were born a century and a half ago in Germany your favorite Thor artist might have been Johannes Gehrts.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Monday, March 28, 2016
Sunday, March 27, 2016
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
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Marvel Fact Files is a weekly publication that builds up to create a fantastic in-depth guide to the Marvel Universe, packed with information on all the heroes and villains, their weapons, vehicles and technology.
Every issue features original cutaway artwork that reveals hidden secrets, detailed profiles of characters, a history of the teams, and a timeline of Marvel's greatest battles, plus inside information about the history of Marvel Comics.
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Thursday, March 17, 2016
When Marvel reprinted 1967's THOR #146 in 1975's MARVEL SPECTACULAR #17 they needed to cut three pages. Two complete pages were able to be removed without seriously compromising the comprehensibility of the story.
These two pages were combined into one page....
Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
By JOURNEY INTO MYSTERY #114 one third of the Tales of Asgard episodes were Lee/Kirby Four by Fours (A splash page followed by 4 four panel pages)
Fenris the Wolf God becomes the Big Bad Wolf in this clever combining of myth and fable. Do not confuse Fenris with Hati and Skoll, the two Wolf Gods introduced a year earlier.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Sunday, March 6, 2016
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
May 1967 the second non-Kirby Marvel Thor cover was distributed and fans were treated to the first Gene Colan interpretation of the comic god.
If you have never read this issue, it is a fun Lee-written self-contained battle-by-misunderstanding story.