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Year of the Artist, Day 353: Jim Steranko, Part 1 – Strange Tales #154, 157, 165, 166, and 167 and Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1, 2, and 3

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jim Steranko, and the issues are Strange Tales #154, 157, 165-167 and Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1-3, which were published by Marvel and are cover dated March and June 1967 and February, March, April, June, July, and August 1968, respectively. These scans are from Marvel Masterworks: Nick Fury, Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. volume 2, which came out in 2009. Enjoy!
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Year of the Artist, Day 5: Jack Kirby, Part 5 – The Fantastic Four #29

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jack Kirby, and the issue is The Fantastic Four #29, which was published by Marvel and has a cover date of August 1964. These scans are from Marvel Masterworks: The Fantastic Four volume 3, my copy of which was published in 2010. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 172: X-Men #57

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks, with each week devoted to comics from one decade. This week’s decade: the 1960s! Today’s page is from X-Men #57, which was published by Marvel (although the indicia lists “Magazine Management Co.”) and is cover dated June 1969. This scan is from X-Men Visionaries volume 2: The Neal Adams Collection, which was published in 1996. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 168: Strange Tales #117

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. This month I will be doing theme weeks, with each week devoted to comics from one decade. This week’s decade: the 1960s! Today’s page is from Strange Tales #117, which was published by Marvel (although the indicia lists “Vista Publications”) and is cover dated February 1964. I borrowed this and several other comics over the next few weeks from Howard Harris, my comics retailer, who was nice enough to let me take them home and scan them. Enjoy!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 130: Strange Tales #155

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. Today’s page is from Strange Tales #155, which was published by Marvel and is cover dated April 1967. Enjoy!
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