No Love: Unsung McFarlane
With the success of Todd McFarlane’s Spawn sketch homage covers, I wanted to take a look at some of his older mainstream work. Most collectors know him for his classic cover/interior run on Amazing Spiderman (#298-325, 328), Incredible Hulk (#330-345), and Spawn but some awesome covers can be seen in his other Marvel and DC work.
The classic McFarlane style is on full display in his Marvel Tales run (#223 – 239), my favorites include issues #233, 235, 236, and 238.
He also has a few single issue covers for Marvel in Conan the Barbarian (see last article!), Quasar # 14, and the book that prompted this article, Marvel Age #90.
Though most of his DC work is pencil work or inking (Infinity Inc.), he is listed as cover artist on a small run of Detective Comics (#576-578) and one of my favorites, Batman #316.
I also included a random McFarlane DC interior page from Invasion …