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Batty Batom Bullpen – Tom Lyle

posted on October 27, 2017

What you see here is the layout sketch that Tom Lyle sent me for Batom’s Jim Volk Private Investigator cover. It’s so cool that it almost makes an amazing cover all on it’s own. Tom, like all of the other Batty Batom Bullpenners, gave it his all on the finished cover which you see on display in the Gallery. We’re only a few weeks away from the auction of all of these covers at the Heritage Auction in Beverly Hills. To see what it’s all about, check out the the article from the Intelligent Collector that’s cached on the interviews page.

Batty Batom Bullpen – Russ Heath – Redux

posted on September 23, 2017

So, when I got back to Russ about the Tank Thompson cover, this time I made sure that we were both on the same page as it were (see previous post). And it worked. This time Russ stuck the landing and, as promised, you can get a look at the original art in the Gallery right now. Once again, this amazing cover along with all of the other Batom Comics covers will be available for bidding at the Heritage Comics Art Auction on November 17th with the proceeds all going to the Lisa’s Legacy Fund of Cancer Research. I plan to be there myself so I can say goodbye one last time to this beautiful piece. Happy bidding.

Batty Batom Bullpen – P. Craig Russell

posted on September 16, 2017

To say that P. Craig Russell marches to his own drummer is to understate the case by quite a bit. But, if dogged determination to go your own way produces wondrous work like this, then, for Craig, it’s obviously the way to go. His work is rhapsodic effusive and passionate… not to mention beautiful to take in.

So when I was thinking of someone to capture the ineffable Blue Astra on paper, Mr. Russell was my first (and only, really) choice. Happily he said yes. You can see his beautiful Blue Astra cover in the Gallery and bid on it in the Heritage Auction on November 17th. Hope you win.

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