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From Bill Everett’s “Sub-Mariner” (1972)

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New Wave goggles

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The Falcon

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The man in red

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Ragman

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The Lone Ranger

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An early appearance by a minor golden age hero.

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Portraits of some of our heroes — by one of them.

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Sara Ryan’s new graphic novel is a perfect holiday gift.

Alan Moore

A restive blue-collar visionary.

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Argonautica adventure: the Argonaut Folly

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Jack Kirby vs. Mario Bava — in a feverdream!

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A critical edition of GHOST WORLD and other stories

Kaz
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He creates black-and-white surreal masterpieces.

The hyperreal detail of his sci-fi comics anticipated hi-res CGI.

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Phase Five: Publication

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Phase Four: The Color

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Phase Three: The Inks

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Phase Two-B: The Text

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Phase Two-A: Word Balloons

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Phase One: Pure Kirby!

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Annie Nocenti’s new DC comic Katana.

Comics of deceptive simplicity and un-dupli­catable eloquence.

His stoic pulp and stylish brutality elevated superhero comics.