“It is only those who have never fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation.”
William Tecumseh Sherman
(Panels by Bill Everett, Mike Friedrich et al, from Sub-Mariner #50, 1972)
The back cover to 1973’s “Marvel Annual 1974”, a hardbacked collection of black and white reprints chosen apparently at random. (The front cover was exactly the same, but mine is rather more battered than the back.) The splendid Lee Grice- @LovelyLee_G at Tumblr - informs me that the artist was Geoff Campion
Kieron Gillen calls it “probably my most candid interview ever”! The first part of his discussion with TooBusyThinking about Kid Loki and Journey Into Mystery is up now. Please do feel free to pass the word. I genuinely think folks will find it interesting!
You can find the interview here.
“As for rioting, the old Roman way of dealing with them is always the right one; flog the rank and file and fling the ringleaders from the Tarpeian Rock.”
Dr Thomas Arnold
(Panel by Steve McNiven,Mark Millar et al, from Civil War #3, 2006)
“I cannot exactly tell you Sir (replied he), and I would be loth to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, but I am afraid he is an attorney.”
(Panel by Wally Wood, Stan Lee et al, from Daredevil 7, 1966)
“Let me remind you of what the wary fox said once upon a time to the sick lion: “Because those footprints scare me, all directed your way, none coming back.”
(Panel by Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Sol Brodsky et al, from Fantastic Four #3, 1962)
“There is not a memory with less satisfaction than the memory of some temptation we resisted.”
(Panel By Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, George Bell et al, from Fantastic Four #27, 1964)