Friday, 19 December 2014

1984: THE THIRTEENTH FLOOR GETS FESTIVE in the EAGLE (IPC)



From December 1984: MAX's Thirteenth Floor gets festive in this EAGLE wraparound cover. 

1983: THE EAGLE'S DOOMLORD CHRISTMAS COVER (IPC)


From December 1983: Quite possibly THE most scary Christmas cover ever!  Doomlord spreads festive cheer (not!) on the cover of the EAGLE's 1984 Christmas issue.

Ho! Ho! Ho!

1984: SPIDER-MAN CHRISTMAS COVER (Marvel UK)


From December 1984: Another Spider-Year, another Spider-Christmas.  MARVEL UK celebrates the festive season again with another exclusive Christmas cover.  This is from SPIDER-MAN weekly (the "Amazing Friends" suffix was ditched once the value of the TV tie-in was lost) issue 615. 

1983: SPIDER-MAN AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS CHRISTMAS COVER (Marvel UK)


From 1983: More festive web-slinging from the Annex of Ideas!  The specially-commissioned cover for MARVEL UK's SPIDER-MAN AND HIS AMAZING FRIENDS (the then-current incarnation of the long-running weekly) issue 564.

1982: SPIDER-MAN CHRISTMAS COVER (Marvel UK)



From December 1982: A cavalcade of Christmas heroes on this fantastic wraparound cover from MARVEL UK's SPIDER-MAN issue 511. 

1994: MISSION CHRISTMAS: THE CYLONS CELEBRATE (Battlestar Galactica)


From December 1994: The celebrations continue... Another THIRTEENTH TRIBE Christmas cover (issue 55) from the UK's BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Fan Club. 

1991: CYLONS CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA)


From December 1991: a Christmas cover for the 43rd issue of THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE newsletter, published by the UK's unofficial BATTLESTAR GALACTICA Fan Club.

By Your Command...

1982: CHRISTMAS EAGLE IS GAME FOR A LAUGH (IPC)


From December 1982: A blast-from-the-past as the revived EAGLE celebrated its first Christmas by pushing the boat out and calling in LWT's GAME FOR A LAUGH team for a festive photo-call. 

Note the strategically-placed copy of the first (of the new era) EAGLE ANNUAL. 

1985: CHRISTMAS GREETINGS FROM BEYOND: SECRET WARS (Marvel UK)


From December 1985: Christmas comes to the Beyonder's construct-a-planet SECRET WARS venue for this festive-themed cover to the UK weekly. 

1981: BATMAN DOES CHRISTMAS from THE SUPER HEROES (London Editions)


From December 1981: a UK-only Bryan Talbot festive-themed full colour piece from the back page of London Edition's THE SUPER HEROES (a UK black & white monthly dedicated to reprints of various DC strips of various vintages) volume 2, issue 3. 
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