Saturday, January 29, 2011

AVENGERS #50! Big, Bold John Buscema 1968 Original Cover Art! Hercules Lives! Marvel Comics!

Wow! Another original cover art find from the sensational Silver Age of comics! Here, from AVENGERS #50, is a pulse-pounding illo of Hercules pitted against an evil foe bent on the destruction of the Mighty Avengers! Can Hawkeye, Giant-Man and the Wasp come to his aid in time? Fantastic art by "Big" John Buscema, at the height of his artistic power! Be sure to note the subtle changes to the background between the drawing stage and final printing! An attempt to tame down the danger or implied violence of the original? Click to enlarge!

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