Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

Dark Squirrel Girl Stars in Avengers vs. X-Men.

Yes, that is real. Straight from the offices of Marvel Comics, just in time for Christmas. We could not have asked for anything better to stuff our stocking. Absolutely perfect. Thanks Axel, Happy Holidays!

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That Was Deodato Then, This Is Deodato Now.

That is the first page of official Marvel Comics brilliance ever to flow from the pen of Mike Deodato, Jr. The comic book was Avengers #380. The time was November 1994. 17 years later, the man is still making history. … Continue reading

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Dark Squirrel Girl: The Contest.

Here at the Sketchcard Saloon, we love the people at Marvel Comics.  They pay attention to the community.  They recognize the throngs of Squirrel Girl fanatics around the world and they tickle us until we bust a gut.  This time … Continue reading

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Marvel Comics + Miami Heat = ???

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Official. Marvel. Squirrel Girl Wallpaper.

That’s a screenshot of my Facebook two seconds ago.  It. Is. True.  Marvel Comics gave us official Squirrel Girl Wallpaper! Life is good.

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New Marvel Artist In Kree Skrull War.

That card is only three inches across but it will absorb your soul. When Upper Deck releases the latest chapter in Marvel Comics’ Kree Skrull War this summer, one lucky collector will own a unique piece of original art by … Continue reading

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The Miami Heat Squirrel Girl Connection.

That is the cover for New Avengers #15 from Marvel Comics. It is one of the most intense portraits of Squirrel Girl that we have ever seen. It was created by the brilliant Mike Deodato Jr. The comic book will … Continue reading

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Spider-Man Bobblehead Wars by Sonny Strait.

That is a tiny piece of cardboard crazy by Sonny Strait himself. It was officially approved by Marvel Comics, like all the sketchcards here in the Saloon.  In other words, in one tiny section of official comic book reality, Spidey got … Continue reading

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It’s true, Skottie Young did sketch cards.

That happens to be one of my favorite Marvel Comic covers of all time.  I love me some X-Babies, and when they got such a big name to make them immortal I did flips inside my head. Skottie Young.  The name gets … Continue reading

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A Freaking Magnificent Collection.

Do you know who? Yes, that is the Dark Phoenix roasting inside Jean Grey by Kate Bradley.  Today we are showcasing a single section of one of the most spectacular sketch card collections on the planet.  This is just taste of … Continue reading

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Katie Cook Goes Mainstream Marvel.

  Those blissful beauties were drawn by one of our favorite sketch card artists in the world. Her name is Katie Cook, and she stepped all the way up to the shelves of the comic book store today. Yes, it’s … Continue reading

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Monica Rambeau For The Win.

That is one of our most prized two-and-a-half by three-and-a-half inches of original art.  None other than Monica Rambeau by Joe Rubinstein from the Complete Avengers set.  She is absolutely gorgeous, and she was once known as Captain Marvel. It … Continue reading

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The Day Doop Took Thor’s Hammer.

That little beauty became the newest treasure in my sketchcard collection last night.  It is by Katie Cook from the Marvel Heroes and Villains set, and it is a re-creation of an actual moment in official Marvel continuity.  Yes, you heard me … Continue reading

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