The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 19

2014/09/17

Fresh from Montreal Comiccon 2014, I present you with an encore from Larry Hama: a sketch he made for me of Scarlett

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…and, oh horror of horrors, a picture of me with the big man himself:

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A Random Act of Kindness

2014/09/13

Compassion can be found in the most unexpected places and come from the unlikeliest of people. But the effects are real and can last a lifetime.

Aww. :)

Aww. :)

This touching moment has been brought to you by Detective Comics #831 (June 2007) by Paul Dini, Don Kramer, and Wayne Faucher.

Channeling MacGyver – Part 1

2014/09/09

You know, there comes a point when the criminal justice system should realize that stripping Lex Luthor naked and leaving him to rot in solitary confinement for the rest of his life is probably the best course of action for all mankind.

Imagine what would happen if he weaponized the toilet in his cell... :O

Imagine what would happen if he weaponized the toilet in his cell… :O

Today’s eureka moment has been brought to you by World’s Finest Comics #176 (August 1968) by Jim Shooter, Ross Andru, Curt Swan, and Mike Esposito.

The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 18

2014/09/05

Time to take a short break from comic book characters and superheroes! So, with that in mind, I present to you some original art from my collection featuring a Star Wars fan favorite: bounty hunter Boba Fett as drawn by none other than Rick Buckler Jr.

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The Weird Wide Web – Part 6

2014/09/01

You’re about to witness the most egregious misuse of hashtags since Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines music video.

Well...maybe you got lucky and it only made the rounds on Tumblr? ^_^;

Well…maybe you got lucky and it only made the rounds on Tumblr? ^_^;

This horrible moment in social media has been brought to you by The Amazing Spider-Man #1 (June 2014) by Joe Caramagna, Peter David, Christos Gage, Dan Slott, Charles Soule, Chris Yost, David Baldeon, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Chris Eliopoulos, Marte Gracia, Joe Madureira, Marcos Martin, Ed McGuinness, Pop Mhan, Jerome Opeña, Humberto Ramos, Jaview Rodriguez, Alex Ross, Will Sliney, Skottie Young, John Dell, Alvaro Lopez, Victor Olazaba, Ramón Pérez, Cam Smith, and Jordi Tarragona.

Strange Moments in Video Gaming – Part 9

2014/08/28

There are some words you never expect to appear together in the same sentence.

Wait...wasn't this a deleted scene from "Desperately Seeking Susan"?

Wait…wasn’t this a deleted scene from “Desperately Seeking Susan”?

Today’s word salad comes to you courtesy of Vigilante by Data East.

The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 17

2014/08/24

A Disney character by a Disney artist! Today’s original art is a portrait of Jessica Rabbit by Joe Yakovetic.

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Supereconomics – Part 3

2014/08/20

Apparently, keeping track of money isn’t Batman’s strong suit. Or maybe Robin is just really good at cooking the books.

Ether Batarangs cost a lot or the Bat Family is extremely wasteful with them.

So Batarangs either cost a fortune or the Batman Family is extremely wasteful when it comes to using them.

Today’s example of creative accounting has been brought to you by Teen Titans #9 (May 2004) by Geoff Johns, Mike McKone, Marlo Alquiza, and Norm Rapmund.

The Lunar Archivist’s Sketchbook – Part 16

2014/08/16

And here’s another special piece from my collection: a sketch of Cobra Commander by none other than Larry Hama, the man responsible for much of modern G.I. Joe lore, as he not only wrote all 155 issues of the Marvel Comics’ G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero comic book series but also the file cards for the action figure line of the same name.

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Supereconomics – Part 2

2014/08/12

Remember the good old days when private citizens like Bruce Wayne could purchase oil tankers and military surplus just to fuck with Superman’s head?

Ha! I'm pretty sure all the environmental damage and the dose of radiation you all received was worth all the shits and giggles.

Ha! I’m pretty sure the environmental damage and massive dose of radiation you all received was worth the shits and giggles.

Today’s nuclear option has been brought to you by World’s Finest Comics #175 (May 1968) by Leo Dorfman, Joseph Samachson, Neal Adams, and Joe Certa.


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