Ad for the unpublished Stray Bullets #41 by David Lapham, 2005.

Ad for the unpublished Stray Bullets #41 by David Lapham, 2005.

Promotional ad for the unpublished Mindgame Press series of Empire Lanes by Peter Gross, 1990.

Promotional ad for the unpublished Mindgame Press series of Empire Lanes by Peter Gross, 1990.

Self-indulgent 40th birthday post: Sam & Max original drawing by Steve Purcell, 2006.

Self-indulgent 40th birthday post: Sam & Max original drawing by Steve Purcell, 2006.

Promotional ad for Tundra’s unpublished collection (instead released as 5 issues) of The Jam by Bernie Mireault, 1991.

Promotional ad for Tundra’s unpublished collection (instead released as 5 issues) of The Jam by Bernie Mireault, 1991.

Promotional ad for the unpublished second issue of Walk Through October by Jeffrey Brown (not that one) and Matthew Smith, 1995.

Promotional ad for the unpublished second issue of Walk Through October by Jeffrey Brown (not that one) and Matthew Smith, 1995.

Promotional ad for the unpublished Black Glass by James O’Barr, 1990.

Promotional ad for the unpublished Black Glass by James O’Barr, 1990.

Promotional ad for The Fox - an unpublished project written by Hunter Tremayne and illustrated by Dave McKean, 1986.

Promotional ad for The Fox - an unpublished project written by Hunter Tremayne and illustrated by Dave McKean, 1986.

Rare art of the day: First sketch of Bilial, father of Etrigan the Demon, by Michael Zulli (done in preparation of the unpublished Swamp Thing #88), 1989.

Rare art of the day: First sketch of Bilial, father of Etrigan the Demon, by Michael Zulli (done in preparation of the unpublished Swamp Thing #88), 1989.

Rare art of the day: Tree of Life. Unpublished 1990 DC Comics/Piranha Press project by Elliot S. Maggin and Randy DuBurke.

Rare art of the day: Tree of Life. Unpublished 1990 DC Comics/Piranha Press project by Elliot S. Maggin and Randy DuBurke.

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 Original unpublished cover by John K. Snyder III (with published version for comparison).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 Original unpublished cover by John K. Snyder III (with published version for comparison).

Rare art of the day: This Year’s Girl. Unpublished 1990 DC Comics/Piranha Press project by David Quinn and Brian Stelfreeze.

Rare art of the day: This Year’s Girl. Unpublished 1990 DC Comics/Piranha Press project by David Quinn and Brian Stelfreeze.