Ad for The P.I.’s: Michael Mauser and Ms. Tree by Max Allan Collins, Joe Staton, and Terry Beatty, 1984.

Ad for The P.I.’s: Michael Mauser and Ms. Tree by Max Allan Collins, Joe Staton, and Terry Beatty, 1984.

Ad for Dynamo Joe back-up in Mars by John Ostrander and Doug Rice, 1984.

Ad for Dynamo Joe back-up in Mars by John Ostrander and Doug Rice, 1984.

Ad for American Flagg! #12 by Howard Chaykin, 1984.

Ad for American Flagg! #12 by Howard Chaykin, 1984.

Ad for Whisper Special #1 by Steven Grant and Rich Larson, 1985.

Ad for Whisper Special #1 by Steven Grant and Rich Larson, 1985.

Ad for Shatter back-up by Peter B. Gillis and Mike Saenz appearing in Mike Grell’s Jon Sable: Freelance, 1985.

Ad for Shatter back-up by Peter B. Gillis and Mike Saenz appearing in Mike Grell’s Jon Sable: Freelance, 1985.

Promotional ad for Grimjack by John Ostrander and Timothy Truman, 1984.

Promotional ad for Grimjack by John Ostrander and Timothy Truman, 1984.

Promotional ad for The Original E-Man and Michael Mauser by Nicola Cuti & Joe Staton, 1985.

Promotional ad for The Original E-Man and Michael Mauser by Nicola Cuti & Joe Staton, 1985.

Promotional ad for Badger by Mike Baron, Bill Reinhold, and Jeff Dee, 1984.

Promotional ad for Badger by Mike Baron, Bill Reinhold, and Jeff Dee, 1984.

Promotional ad for American Flagg! #1 by Howard Chaykin, 1983.

Promotional ad for American Flagg! #1 by Howard Chaykin, 1983.

Promotional ad for Time2 by Howard Chaykin, 1986.

Promotional ad for Time2 by Howard Chaykin, 1986.

Promotional ad for Shatter by Peter B. Gillis and Mike Saenz, 1985.

Promotional ad for Shatter by Peter B. Gillis and Mike Saenz, 1985.

Rare art of the day: Classics Illustrated (1990) #8. Original unpublished cover by John K. Snyder III (with published version for comparison).

Rare art of the day: Classics Illustrated (1990) #8. Original unpublished cover by John K. Snyder III (with published version for comparison).