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Artist at Work

Every piece of official art that was ever used to promote BLASTOFF, everything from our logo and title font to over 70 theme banners, has all been the work of a single talent, our Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande. Elena was the first call Jud and I made when we started the business and needed a logo, […]

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As You Wish: On Losing William Goldman

William Goldman gave me the adventure of a lifetime. I was in high school when my older brother insisted that I watch something called The Princess Bride. I, like all stubborn teenage dirtbags, resisted like hell, until he finally convinced me that I had to watch it. My sole reason for putting it off was, […]

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Justice League International!

Careful readers will have noticed lots of columns about the ’90s JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL comics around these parts lately, and there’s still more to come. And along with them comes this month’s banner from our Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande. Enjoy!

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April Is Treasury Edition Month!

A new month brings a new banner by our Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande, and since this month we’ll be focusing on Treasury Editions, those giant-size comics of the 1970s, we thought we’d have Elena conjure up a cover from a Treasury edition that never was. Enjoy!

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December Is Elseworlds Month!

All this month, we’ve been looking at Elseworlds, What-If’s and other alternate reality stories here at BLASTOFF, and our Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande brings us this awesome banner showing off some of our favorites. Happy Holidays!

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Hail to the King

August 28th marks the 100th birthday of the most influential artist and creator to ever grace our industry, Jack Kirby. We’ll be spending the rest of the month looking at and talking about some of the King’s amazing contributions to the culture, and we’re kicking things off with a tribute to the King’s greatest creations […]

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June Is Spider-Man Month!

We’re only weeks away from Spidey’s return to the big screen, so what better time to be talking Spider-Man all month here at Blastoff! And how better to mark the occasion than with this awesome banner from our Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande!

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May Is Wonder Woman Month!

Wonder Woman is finally about to make her feature-film debut, and we’re marking the occasion this month with the May banner from our always amazing Artist-in-Residence Elena Casagrande, aided and abetted this month by the scintillating Simone Di Meo!

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