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Strange Tales No. 178 featuring Warlock by Jim Starlin

One of the best heroic science fiction stories American comics has ever produced. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Judge Dredd by Chris Weston

It's a future dystopia. American decay through the lens of a generation of UK writers and artists. And it's been a lot of fun. Colour by…

Tarzan Annual No. 2 Annual Cover by Buscema & Hall

Tarzan has attracted some of the best comic strip and comic book artists over the years. Marvel had John Buscema. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Supergirl Covers by Bob Oksner

He was one of DC's better artists but almost seemed to always go under the radar. It's too bad because he could have been a legend. Colour…

Marvel Classics Comics No. 36 A Christmas Carol Cover by Bob Hall

Picking up the mantle for comics adapted from great works of literature from Classics Comics, Marvel produced 36 issues in the mid 1970s.…

Elvira’s Haunted Holidays Special No. 1 Cover by José Luis García-López

She's been a horror hostess, a movie star and a media phenom who always puts her assets front and centre. She also licenses her persona for…

Showcase Nos. 101–103 Covers with Hawkman by Joe Kubert

Having shepherded Hawkman from the Golden to Silver Ages, he still had the power well into the Bronze. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Flash No. 183 Cover by Andru & Esposito

Andru's run on The Flash in the late 1960s was notable for great design and his solid drawing chops. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Flash No. 279 Cover by Dick Giordano

Great intensity in this cover by one of workhorse artists of the Silver and Bronze Ages in American comics. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Flash Gordon Starring Buster Crabbe

Buster Crabbe was a memorable movie serial hero as Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Flash No. 282 Cover by Andru & Giordano

Green Lantern has hit a rough patch with his long-time friend the Flash. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Green Lantern No. 29 Cover by Kane & Anderson

It was a more innocent time with gimmicky villains and bloodless attacks. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Green Lantern No. 112 Cover by Mike Grell

It's always a woman, isn't it? Three heroes from two generations, plus an astronomical phenomenon. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Green Lantern Covers by Brian Bolland

He was the vanguard of the British invasion that landed in North American comics as the 80s began. Brian Bolland, the lad from…

Strange Adventures No. 159 Cover by Murphy Anderson

Astronauts and dinosaurs. A great combination. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Omniverse No. 3 Cover by Hannigan & Beatty

A short-lived fanzine by Mark Gruenwald and Dean Mullaney was known for its attention to detail. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Worlds Unknown No. 8 Cover by Kane & Colletta

Marvel has made a lot of great comics. Unfortunately this adaptation of The Golden Voyage of Sinbad wasn't one of them. Colour by Scott…

Jungle Jim No. 26 Cover by Pat Boyette

Pay Boyette delivers more high adventure in exotic locations. New colour by Scott Dutton.

Conan the Barbarian No. 4 Cover by Rob de la Torre

Rob de la Torre is channeling the late Jon Buscema on Titan's revival of Conan the Barbarian. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Ghostly Haunts No. 42 Cover by Don Newton

Don Newton was a brilliant figure artist with classical underpinnings. He worked for a time at Charlton before moving onto more…

Green Lantern by Bender & Giella

A fun pin-up by Howard Bender and Joe Giella channeling the energy of the Silver Age. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Limited Collectors’ Edition No. C-39 Secret Origins of Super-Villains Cover by Dick Giordano

A great heroes versus villains stand-off cover by Giordano wraps a great bunch of reprints in the oversized tabloid format. Colour by Scott…

The Flash TV Special Cover by Williams & Robinson

The 1990s Flash TV series would only last one season but it had a lot of good things going for it. Colour by Scott Dutton.

DC Marketing Art by Dick Giordano and Neal Adams

Giordano and Adams were the 'look' of DC's brand throughout the 1970s, giving the marketing materials an iconic look that still has power…

Hawkman by Mike DeCarlo and Scott Dutton

Mike DeCarlo is known for his work at DC Comics, but like all artists he's more than the work he's done. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Brightest Day No. 14 Cover by Ivan Reis and Hi-Fi

Deadman continues to inspire the best in each artist that depicts him. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Deadman No. 1 Cover by Neal Adams

It was Neal Adams' first success in comics. It wouldn't be his last. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Space: 1999 by David & Dan Day

Who's up for a revival of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's last great creation? Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton.

Chamber of Chills No. 19 Cover by Lee Elias

One of the greatest horror comic book covers. Ever. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Limited Collectors’ Edition No. C-27 Shazam! Cover by Bob Oksner

In the 1970s, there was nothing else like a tabloid-sized comic. Big presentation, longer page count and they chose their best stories to…

Captain Marvel Adventures No. 151 Cover by Kurt Schaffenberger

DC killed Fawcett's popular Captain Marvel Family comics, but that doesn't mean readers have forgotten the fun of the Big Red Cheese's…

Assignment: Earth No. 1 Cover by John Byrne

After waiting years, we finally got an Assignment: Earth comic book mini-series. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Sword of the Atom by Jan Strnad & Gil Kane

Re-casting Ray Palmer as an Edgar Rice Burroughs' stranger in a strange land, the Atom was revitalised at DC Comics. Colour and packaging…

The Atom No. 29 Cover by Gil Kane

Instead of splitting the atom, The Thinker is doing his best to perform fusion. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Doorway to Nightmare No. 3 Cover by Michael Wm Kaluta

Madame Xanadu was a memorable horror host due to the haunting depictions by Kaluta. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Fury of Firestorm No. 1 Unpublished Cover by Pat Broderick

Full of youthful energy, the second coming of Firestorm cemented the character in the DC Universe. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Best of DC Digest No. 48 Cover by Bender & Giordano

Full of fun, the digests were a perfect way to explore DC's back catalogue of stories. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Tales to Astonish No. 95 Cover by Marie Severin

A great issue by Stan Lee and Marie Severin. Wish she had stayed on the book for a number of years. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Dalgoda by Jan Strnad & Dennis Fujitake

One of the shining lights of the early direct market, it unfortunately did not last long. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Doom Patrol vs MODOK by John Byrne

MODOK is bad. Not ridiculous. Well, maybe a little ridiculous. But what can you do when you're a big freaking head with tiny T Rex limbs?…

Underoos Concept Art by Alex Toth

In a class all his own, Alex Toth was often called on to create licensing art for comic book characters. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Detective Comics No. 415 Cover by Adams & Giordano

It was an amazing era of Batman stories, and Neal Adams was only one creator among many people at the top of their game. Colour by Scott…

Swamp Thing No. 25 Unpublished Cover by Ernie Chan

The book had debuted to critical acclaim, but as the horror boom faded, Swamp Thing lost his way and was cancelled. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Detective Comics No. 473 Cover by Marshall Rogers

When Marshall Rogers came on Detective Comics, he signalled a new stylistic generation for Batman. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Doorway to Nightmare No. 1 Cover by Michael Wm Kaluta

The introduction of Madame Xanadu to the DC universe. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Phoenix No. 2 Unpublished Cover by Sal Amendola

Phoenix was one of the better books of the short-lived Atlas-Seaboard line. An unpublished cover by series artist Sal Amendola. Colour by…

DC Super-Heroes UK Annual 1982 by Brian Bolland

Brian Bolland from Britain had attracted the attention of DC Comics. In a few short years, he'd be a legend. Here he is with his earliest…

Demon with a Glass Hand by Ellison & Rogers

One of the best episodes of any American TV series in the 1960s, it was also adapted into a graphic novel. Colour and book design by Scott…

Witches Tales No. 10 Cover by Lee Elias

In 1952 pre-Code horror comics androgyny was tantamount to satanism. Art restoration and colour by Scott Dutton.

Black Cat Mystery No. 49 Cover by Lee Elias

Pre-Code comics horror produced some great material before the censorship hammer came down and tamed mainstream comics in the US for…

Star Hunters No. 8 Unpublished Cover by Buckler & Giordano

Star Hunters had come to an end, but this cover would have been on the next issue. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton.

Mythelinies – The Connected DC Universe of David Michelinie

What do Claw, Starfire, The Star Hunters and Gravedigger all have in common? All were created by David Michelinie and all are part of a…

The House of Mystery No. 182 Cover by Neal Adams

There's always something evil in the attic. It's a law of old houses and horror stories. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Christmas with the Super-Heroes No. 2 Cover by DeStefano & Mahlstedt

Santa's toyshop gets some extra help for the season. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton.

Marvel Treasury Edition No. 8 Giant Super-Hero Holiday Grab-Bag Cover by John Romita

When having a bunch of super-heroes in your living room at Christmas was considered a happy thing instead of a terrifying occurrence.…

Spider-Man 2099 No. 50 Unpublished Cover by Joe Kubert

Legend Joe Kubert didn't do an awful lot for Marvel Comics, but when he did it was a special occasion. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Strange Adventures No. 149 Cover by Murphy Anderson

The 1950s sci-fi vibe is strong in this one. The upright, resolute protagonist protecting his woman as best he can in the face of great…

The Amazing Spider-Man by Mike Bunt

Simple graphic sensibility is less common these days, but it still makes for very powerful imagery. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Lizard by John Byrne

The Lizard is one of Spider-Man's most tragic and unhinged foes. his story is told visually here in a series of integrated vignettes.…

Chamber of Darkness No. 7 Cover by Bernie Wrightson

Wrightson emerged as the 1960s ended. With a lush and expressive illustration style strongly influenced by EC Comic of the 1950s, he didn't…

Conan the Barbarian No. 30 Cover by Kane & Chan

Conan could always be relied on to deliver muscular fantasy with swords, sorcery and scantily-clad women. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Invaders by John Byrne

A great series coming out of the mid 1970s, The Invaders told the stories of Marvel characters during the Second World War. Colour by Scott…

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The Four Blue Beetles

The Blue Beetle is one of the oldest characters in American comics. Surviving multiple publishers, his adventures continue today.

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Reading Digital Comics with YACReader

YACReader is the best way to read digital comics on Windows, Mac, iOS and Linux.

Korg 70,000 BC Covers by Pat Boyette

Some great painted covers are rescued from the ignominy of bad production and printing. New packaging by Scott Dutton.

The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman by Charlton Comics

Two of the most-popular shows and stars in the mid-70s with young people meant that their shows were heavily licensed, including comics…

Time Warp No. 1 Cover by Michael Wm Kaluta

The last, great science fiction anthology comic from DC Comics. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton.

The Legion of Super-Heroes No. 282 Cover by Jim Aparo

The Time Trapper is up to his usual activities. As in messing with the Legion at the end of time. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Batman No. 296 Cover by Amendola & Milgrom

After making a splash a few years previous with Night of the Stalker, Sal Amendola returned to Batman drawing a tale of The Scarecrow.…

The New Teen Titans No. 1 Alternate Cover by George Pérez

The energy George Pérez brought to DC Comics in 1980 was fantastic. With writer Marv Wolfman they revolutionised the team comic. Colour by…

Terry and the Pirates Cover by Jim Keefe

Long considered an epitome of the American adventure comic strip, Milton Caniff was an acknowledged master of sequential storytelling.…

The Phantom No. 29 Cover by Jim Keefe

With a worldwide fan base, the Phantom's adventures continue in the 21st century. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Ghostly Tales No. 76 Cover by Jim Aparo

The story page as cover is always a novel approach, and in the hands of an artist with a rapidly-maturing style, you get some great…

Fightin’ Army No. 140 Cover by Tom Sutton

Tom Sutton was a standout artist during his time at Charlton Comics, knocking it out of the park with cover after cover. Colour by Scott…

Tales of the Unexpected No. 10 Cover by Mort Meskin

Meskin was a prolific comic book and commercial artist whose career spanned the Golden and Silver ages. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Batman by Rob de la Torre

A great Spanish artist who often channels the soul of the late John Buscema, here he tackles one of DC's most famous characters. Colour by…

Superman The Secret Years No. 4 Cover by Frank Miller

Frank Miller was at DC. Ronin had come out and he was working on The Dark Knight Returns, and he had time to do some covers at the same…

I was Face-to-Face with the Forbidden Robot by Lee, Lieber and Heck

The Atlas era of Marvel Comics yielded some great monster tales drawn by Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko. Don Heck's forte was tightly-drawn…

DC Comics Presents Pin-Up by George Pérez

To celebrate the first 36 issues of DCCP, they had George Pérez do a pin-up of all the co-stars. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Wonder Woman No. 258 Cover by Delbo & Giordano

Just another day in the life of the Amazon princess as she works to divert nuclear disaster. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton.

Jungle Jim – January 7, 1934 by Moore & Raymond

Created at the same time as Flash Gordon, the strip has largely faded into memory. Colour by Scott Dutton.

The Werewolf by Heath & Adams

Dynamite was a great kids magazine published by Scholastic beginning in the 1970s. It was full of great images like this one. Colour by…

Star Trek for The Monster Times No. 2 Cover by Gray Morrow

Gray Morrow produced this great image during the first wave of Star Trek fandom in the early 1970s. Colour by Scott Dutton.

Detective Comics No. 443 Alternate Cover by Walt Simonson

A stand-out back-up character of the early/mid 1970s, Manhunter by Archie Goodwin and Walt Simonson has maintained its popularity and…

Justice League of America No. 193 Cover by George Pérez

Yet another George Pérez cover that was given the inset treatment. Now restored to the majesty of a full-cover image. Colour and packaging…

The New Teen Titans No. 16 Cover by Pérez & Tanghal

They were one of the hottest comic books of the time. That meant previewing new books in The New Teen Titans and compromising their covers.…

Wonder Woman by José Luis García-López

Wonder Woman remains an enduring icon of female strength and courage, and she's rarely better drawn than when in the hands of García-López.…

Tarzan Sunday Comic Strips by Archie Goodwin & Gil Kane

For the better part of two years, celebrated comics creators Archie Goodwin and Gil Kane were on the Tarzan Sunday comic strip. A memorable…

Superman No. 338 Cover by Andru & Giordano

For decades, the citizens of the last city of Krypton sat in a glass bottle on a shelf in Superman's Fortress of Solitude. Today, their…

Superman No. 186 Cover by Swan & Klein

The conundrum of wanting our innocence back and what it takes to engage us as adults. New colour by Scott Dutton.

Batman No. 251 Cover by Neal Adams

The Joker's Five-Way Revenge revitalised the Clown Prince of Crime, even as Neal Adams' time at DC was coming to a close. New colour by…

Batman No. 291 Cover by Jim Aparo

The first of a four-issue story written by David V Reed, four villains claim they've killed Batman. Which one is telling the truth? New…

DC Special Series No. 27 Cover – Batman and the Incredible Hulk by José Luis García-López

Another DC and Marvel crossover, and the last in tabloid format. New colour and packaging by Scott Dutton.

The House of Mystery No. 175 Cover by Neal Adams

Kids in peril was an effective theme Adams used for his DC horror covers. Scare the kids, they'll love it and they'll buy the comic. New…

Limited Collectors Edition C-37 Cover – Batman by Jim Aparo

A great collection of Golden-Age Batman stories wrapped in a new cover by Bronze-Age great Jim Aparo. New colour and design by Scott…

Marvel Treasury Edition No. 23 Cover – Conan the Barbarian by Buscema & Sinnott

The raw power of Robert E Howard's most famous creation was always on display in John Buscema's masterful drawings. Colour and packaging by…

The Superhero Women Cover by John Romita

Part of a great series of collections published by Fireside Books in the 1970s, which preceded today's trade paperbacks of comic book…

Limited Collectors Edition C-43 Cover by Swan & Oksner

DC's 1970s tabloids reprinted many classic tales. This, the second Christmas collection, was no exception. New colour by Scott Dutton.

Valley of the Dinosaurs No. 1 – The Remastering

Remastered and recoloured for today's audiences, Valley of the Dinosaurs returns. Fun and thrills for the whole family.

Valley of the Dinosaurs – The Covers by Fred Himes

With the popularity of prehistoric times, the Hanna-Barbera animated series played well against The Land of the Lost. Colour and packaging…

Marvel Treasury Edition No. 13 Cover – Giant Superhero Holiday Grab-Bag by Kane, Romita and Sinnott

Nothing says Christmas like The Thing dressed up as Santa with Thor and Hulk as his reindeer. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton /…

Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter Cover by Dave Gibbons

A fantastic metaphor running through the main story, Moore and Gibbons celebrated comics while putting a critical eye to the medium. Colour…

Valley of the Dinosaurs No. 1 Cover by Fred Himes

The first installment of Charlton Comics 11-issue series extending the short-lived animated series. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton /…

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Valley of the Dinosaurs No. 9 Cover by Fred Himes

With the popularity of prehistoric times, the Hanna-Barbera animated series played well against The Land of the Lost. Colour and packaging…

Valley of the Dinosaurs No. 5 Cover by Fred Himes

With the popularity of prehistoric times, the Hanna-Barbera animated series played well against The Land of the Lost. Colour and packaging…

Sword of Sorcery No. 1 Unpublished Cover by Jeffrey Catherine Jones

A wonderful mytho-poetic image by the late artist. Seems a shame it never made the cover it was intended for. Colour and packaging by Scott…

Stalker No. 1 Cover by Steve Ditko and Wally Wood

Another of DC's short-run comics from the 1970s. Written by young Paul Levitz and illustrated by two top pros in the business. Colour and…

Super DC Giant S-20 The House of Mystery Cover by Neal Adams

DC had a robust reprint program throughout the 1960s and 70s, and the Super DC Giant series had a great run of re-presented vintage…

Starfire Poster by Mike Vosburg

Future sci-fi sword & sorcery. Another mid-1970s creation from writer David Michelinie. With art from a guy who knew how to draw pretty…

Claw the Unconquered Nos. 13, 14 and 15 – Unpublished

Claw was cancelled with issue No. 12. But 13, 14 and 15 were in different stages of production. Scott Dutton adds inks and colours to show…

Green Lantern No. 110 Cover by Mike Grell

One of the most powerful and graphic covers ever for Green Lantern. Who needs Power Girl's boob window when Hal Jordan rips his shirt open.…

Green Lantern No. 56 Cover by Kane & Anderson

A bold and memorable cover for GL during the late Silver Age of super-hero comics. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

The Justice Society of America by Anderson and McCorkindale

The heroes of Earth-2 gathered together for a portrait. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

The Arthurian Era by Brian Bolland

With the DC Comics multiverse streamlined into a single universe in the wake of Crisis on Infinite Earths, the publisher produced a number…

Marvel Treasury Edition No. 6 Cover – Doctor Strange by Frank Brunner

Creating some of the most powerful imagery of Doctor Strange, Frank Brunner made his name at Marvel in the early 70s. Colour and packaging…

Amazing Spider-Man No. 102 Cover by Kane and Giacoia

Completing the trilogy with the origin and final confrontation of Michael Morbius, the Living Vampire. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton…

Amazing Spider-Man No. 101 Cover by Kane and Romita

Morbius the Living Vampire debuts, The Lizard is unhinged (more than usual), and Spidey has six arms. Just another typical day for your…

Amazing Spider-Man No. 100 Cover by Romita and Giacoia

As the 60s gave way to the 70s the Amazing Spider-Man introduced a new villain – Michael Morbius – and its most audacious storyline yet.…

Detective Comics No. 481 Unpublished Cover by Jim Aparo

In the shifting around of titles with new books and cancellations, sometimes really great pieces of work fall by the wayside. Colour and…

Batman Family No. 20 Cover by Jim Starlin

One of the greatest Batbook series ever, it was sacrificed to save DC's namesake. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

Superman Pin-Up TPB Cover by Neal Adams

Radiating light and energy, Superman maintains his position at top of the pantheon of modern mythology in American comics. Colour and…

Batman No. 313 Cover by José Luis García-López

Batman and Two-Face. Both scarred by violence. Each making radically-different choices in their response to personal tragedy. Colour and…

Ghostly Tales No. 97 Cover by Steve Ditko

Anthologies were one of Charlton Comics strong points, and having Steve Ditko draw the covers was always a little bit of heaven. Colour and…

Dynamo No. 3 Cover by Wally Wood

Though short-lived as a comics publisher, Tower Comics had top-flight talent and great characters. Colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw…

BEM No. 28 Cover by Brian Bolland

Everyone takes notice of Batman's sex life. But what is the place of sexual relations in mainstream comics? Colour by Scott Dutton /…

Hot Box by Jack Kirby

A two-page World War II story from 1954. A tiny masterpiece from the King of Comics. Colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

Rex Morgan MD by Bradley and Edgington

A long-running story strip that's still published today. A fine example from 1969. Colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

Batman No. 340 Cover by Jim Aparo

Aparo shows off his penchant for monsters and horror in sharply-drawn cover from 1981. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw…

Blade Runner: The Comic Book Adaptation by Williamson & Garzon

If ever a comic book deserved a colour remastering, this overlooked 1982 gem of a movie adaptation qualifies. Book design and colour by…

Time Warp No. 4 Cover by Michael Wm Kaluta

Another in Kaluta's fine series of cover illustrations for Time Warp. Colour and packaging treatment by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

The Phantom Stranger No. 33 Cover by Jim Aparo

Never try to box in Deadman when he knows there's a wrong to be righted or justice to be done in partnership with the Phantom Stranger.…

The Brave & the Bold No. 122 Cover by Jim Aparo

Everyone always blames Swamp Thing for urban blight. But there's nothing wrong with a few more trees. Colour and packaging by Scott…

The Brave & the Bold No. 116 Cover by Jim Aparo

Supernatural hijinks with Batman and the Spectre. Another 100-page inset cover given the full-cover treatment. Colour and packaging by…

Valley of the Dinosaurs No. 2 Cover by Fred Himes

With the popularity of prehistoric times, the Hanna-Barbera animated series played well against The Land of the Lost. Colour and packaging…

Vengeance Squad No. 5 Cover by Pete Morisi

A fun crime-fighting series of thrilling adventure with a crack trio of operatives. And it has a 45 automatic in the logo! Colour and…

The Brave & the Bold No. 112 Cover by Jim Aparo

Changing cover formats can catch and illustrator off guard. Thankfully we can repackage art as it was originally intended to be. Colour and…

Wonder Woman No. 184 Cover by Sekowsky & Giordano

Princess Diana is vanquished on the field of battle and is carried off on her shield. What could happen next for Wonder Woman? Colour and…

The Brave & the Bold No. 87 Cover by Sekowsky & Giordano

Formula One, a European village, a Speed Racer villain. What's not to like? Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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Wonder Woman Pin-Up by Neal Adams

An energetic sketch by the dean of American comics brings the Amazon princess to life. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw…

Madame Xanadu Pin-Up by Michael Wm Kaluta

She's good, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't be afraid. And she's the perfect spokeswoman for DC Comics' anthology titles. Colour and…

Night Fighter and Sky Giant by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby

Two characters that never made it out of concept development are dusted off and given the cover treatment. Inking, colour and packaging by…

World’s Finest Cover by Jim Aparo

One of the most-dynamic adventure artists of the Silver and Bronze ages, Jim Aparo was strongly associated with Batman team-ups in the…

Wonder Woman by Colleen Doran

A prominent creator of comics and communicator about the business and her experiences in it, Colleen Doran brings strength to her…

DC Special Series No. 26 Superman and His Incredible Fortress of Solitude Cover by Andru & Giordano

One of the last DC tabloids was also one of the best, taking advantage of the oversized format and increased page count. Colour and…

Batman by Alex Toth

Few people could distill a drawing down to its essence as well as Alex Toth. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

Wonder Woman and Donald Trump by Ramona Fradon

Truth and justice is not dead in the USA. Not so long as Wonder Woman has her lasso of truth. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton /…

Flash Gordon by Jim Keefe

One of the great science fiction comic strip characters is well represented by Jim Keefe. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw…

Marvel Treasury Edition No. 30 – X-Men Fractures by Dave Cockrum

An epic X-Men adventure in one of the last Marvel Treasury Editions. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

The Mechanoid Associates by Paul Gillon

A classic story of French robotic love. Translation, colour and packaging by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

Marvel Treasury Edition No. 29 by Severin & Tartaglione

The continuation of the Marvel Treasury Edition series with a Giant Super-Hero Holiday Grab-Bag. Colour and packaging by Scott Dutton /…

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Time Warp No. 6 Cover by Michael Wm Kaluta

A fine illustration that never graced the cover it was intended to gets the colour and packaging treatment by Scott Dutton / Catspaw…

Daredevil Poster by Frank Miller & Klaus Janson

At the end of their spectacular run, Miller and Janson released this great poster. Colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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Green Lantern by Marcio Takara

Colour commission over an ink wash drawing of the Green Lantern John Stewart. Colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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Claw the Unconquered by Michelinie, Chan, Giffen et al

Claw debuted in 1975, DC's answer to Conan at Marvel. For as long as it lasted, it was a unique take on the heroic fantasy genre. New…

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FOOM No. 9 Cover by Jim Starlin

A cover of Marvel's 1970s fan magazine gets full colour for the first time. Colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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FOOM No. 14 Cover by John Buscema & Tom Palmer

A cover of Marvel's 1970s fan magazine gets full colour for the first time. Colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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The Case for New Comic Book Colouring Directions

Recolouring comics for reprints and collected editions is a contentious issue for some long-time readers. But the audience of the past will…

Salvation Run No. 7 Cover by Neal Adams

The intensity of unhinged evil comes through clearly in these 2008 pencils by an American master of the comic book art form. Ink and colour…

Star Hunters No. 1 Cover by Rich Buckler and Bob Layton

There was a time in American comics when many genres could be found. A short sci-fi series that deserved more issues. New colour and…

Star Trek VI – The Undiscovered Country Cover by Jerome K Moore

The comic book adaptation of the original Trek crew's last movie. New colour and packaging by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Robin, the Boy Wonder

Debuting in 1940, Dick "Robin" Grayson changed Batman from a vengeful, lone creature of the night into a parent with a young ward. New…

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The New Teen Titans v1 No. 21 Cover by George Pérez

Sometimes marketing trumps cover design, but with a scan of the original art we can always see what might have been. Cover formatting and…

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Chronicle Chamber’s Phundraiser for the Australian Bushfire Appeal Comic

With Australia's bushfires devastating the continent, Chronicle Chamber organized a Phantom benefit book with the proceeds going to the…

Star Trek DC v1 No. 1 Cover by George Pérez

When DC acquired the Star Trek comics licence, they gave it a big push with covers by their top artist. New colour by Scott Dutton/Catspaw…

The Last Action Hero No. 1 Cover by Jerome K Moore

What could have been a great comic book adaptation of a movie was kiboshed by the movie's failure at the box office. A pity, really. Colour…

The Barren Earth by Gary Cohn & Ron Randall

A great sci-fi series which began as a back-up in DC Comics' The Warlord, The Barren Earth boasted a strong female lead and a unique…

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Star Trek DC v2 No. 16 Cover by Jerome K Moore

DC's Star Trek books featured solid stories and art and covers that were strongly tied to the imagery of the TV series and films. New…

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Wonder Woman No. 249 Cover by Buckler & Giordano

From the DC Explosion, a great cover showing the lightness and positive energy of the Amazon princess. New colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw…

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The Incredible Hulk Annual No. 5 Cover by Kirby, Abel & Romita

Kirby was back at Marvel, and this cover celebrates the monster amthology titles Marvel was known for before Fantastic Four No. 1 ushered…

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Captain America No. 1 Cover by Joe Simon & Jack Kirby

The iconic cover that launched Cap into comics in late 1940. New colour by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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Superman No. 344 Cover by José Luis García-López

A unique cover with Dracula and Frankenstein's Monster having their way with the Man of Steel. New colour by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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Swamp Thing No. 6 Cover by Bernie Wrightson

A clockwork horror, a badass robot, and Swamp Thing is as perplexed as ever. New colour by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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House of Mystery No. 231 Cover by Bernie Wrightson

Wrightson had proved himself on the groundbreaking Swamp Thing, and was about to move onto bigger things. Still, he had time to do a few…

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Iron Man No. 67 Cover by Gil Kane and Mike Esposito

Let's hope you're never in a car tossed by a villain at Iron Man. 'Cause Stark will just knock you out of the air. Art restoration and…

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Hawkman Pencils by Patrick Olliffe

One of the best heroic books DC publishes currently. Patrick Olliffe has moved into the penciller's seat, following Bryan Hitch. #inktober…

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Starslayer No. 1 by Mike Grell

Mike Grell went from The Warlord to Starslayer for his first direct distribution book as a writer/artist. Re-lettered and coloured by Scott…

Wizard No. 10 Cover by Rob Liefeld

Wizard covered the rise of the Image artists and a revolution in art in American comics. New colour by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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Wolverine No. 10 Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz

Sabretooth is really angry because he was drawn that way. Wolverine is not impressed. New colour by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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Fightin’ Marines No. 110 Cover by Pat Boyette

A Mitsubishi Zero and a Grumman F4F are wing-to-wing at the Battle of Midway during World War 2 as they zip over a US aircraft carrier…

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Flash Gordon No. 15 Cover by Pat Boyette

One of the enduring characters of the 1930s, Flash Gordon has been the star of newspaper comic strips, movies, serials and comic books. New…

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Adventure Comics No. 469 Unpublished Cover by Jim Aparo

Can Plastic Man be serious? How big is Woozy Winks' full moon, anyways? Colour and cover packaging by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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DC Special Series No. 1 Cover by Neal Adams

One of the great runs in the Bronze Age, DC Special Series meant some pretty great comics. New colour and formatting by Scott…

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Adventure Comics No. 477 Cover by Andru & Giordano

Starman, Plastic Man and Aquaman get equal billing on this Bronze Age cover. New colour by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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Amazing Spider-Man Annual No. 14 Cover by Frank Miller

A standout issue from 1980, drawn by rising artist Frank Miller, inked by Tom Palmer and written by Denny O'Neil. New colour by Scott…

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A Batman Cover That Was Never a Batman Cover by Jim Aparo

Finding a little-known piece by a comics master is always a score. Colour and cover formatting by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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X-Men No. 137 Cover by Byrne & Austin

The most-important cover of their run, and they put a huge marketing banner over the top of it. Some decisions beg to be revisited and…

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The Secret Six No. 1 Cover by Frank Springer

One of the great short series by DC Comics in the late Silver Age starts with a powerful and innovative cover.

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Ronin Colouring Commission

A client's Ronin commission gets the colour, cover and poster treatment by Scott Dutton/Catspaw Dynamics.

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Wonder Woman No. 306 Unpublished Cover by Gil Kane

Gil Kane drew a lot of covers, and some of them have never seen the light of day. Restored art and colouring by Scott Dutton.

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The Phantom No. 57 Cover by Pat Boyette

The Phantom has benefitted from a number of great artists on it over the decades, and Charlton always put their better people on the book.…

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Jungle Jim No. 24 Cover by Pat Boyette

The safari-suit-wearing adventurer is drawn by one of Charlton Comics best illustrators. New colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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Christmas with the Super-Heroes No. 1 Cover by John Byrne

A collection of reprinted Christmas stories from 1988 with a new Byrne cover. New packaging and colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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Justice Machine No. 1 Cover by Byrne & Gustovich

A notable team book from the early 80s with solid stories and ever-improving art. New colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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Earth III Crime Syndicate by Bob Layton

On an alternate Earth – Earth III to be exact – the Crime Syndicate rules. Colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw Dynamics.

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Nexus by Baron & Rude

When Steve Rude put out the call for a colourist a few years back, I threw my hat in the ring by colouring the provided sample page.

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Adventure Comics No. 467 Alternate Cover by Dave Cockrum & Dick Giordano

The twists and turns of the post-implosion DC Comics at the end of the 70s led to Adventure Comics being revamped. A new Starman appeared,…

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Fantasy Art by Rubén Meriggi

Rubén Meriggi is an Argentinian comic book artist. This page, published in black & white in Europe, gets colour by Scott Dutton / Catspaw…

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Strange Adventures No. 144 Cover by Murphy Anderson

Who says DC Comics of the early 1960s were dull and boring? The Atomic Knights wore medieval armour and rode Dalmatians across a…

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Detective Comics Annual No. 4 by Tom Grindberg

Detective Comics Annual No. 4 was a showcase for young Tom Grindberg, then emulating the bronze-age Batman work of Neal Adams. New colour…

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Giant-Size Chillers No. 3 Cover by Hannigan & Wrightson

From August 1975, this was a reprint issue of horror stories wrapped in a new cover. And what a cover. The darn thing nearly leapt off the…