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Bombshells! Superheroine Nose Art Pinups : Volume One

As the adopted son of a 20-year Air Force veteran, I spent my youth around military aircraft and memorabilia. From an early age, I was fascinated by the tradition of bomber nose art. Bombshells! are my way of melding that nostalgic interest with my comic art collecting hobby. My Bombshells! gallery features nose art-style pinups starring Golden Age superheroines. Eventually, I hope to have a Bombshell! commission representing every costumed heroine who debuted in comics during the 1940s and '50s. Elsewhere in my galleries, you'll find a set of four special Bombshells! showcasing the four female stars of Will Eisner's The Spirit.

There are 18 Pieces of Art In This Gallery.    


Bombshell! Lady Blackhawk : Greg LaRocque Comic Art
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Bombshell! Lady Blackhawk : Greg LaRocque

Art Details

Artist: Greg LaRocque (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 11553
Comments: 1
Added to Site: 2/20/2009

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Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Lady Blackhawk : Greg LaRocque
Artist: Greg LaRocque (All)
11553 Views, 1 Comment

Bombshell! Pat Patriot : Greg LaRocque Comic Art
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Bombshell! Pat Patriot : Greg LaRocque

Art Details

Artist: Greg LaRocque (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 12278
Comments: 3
Added to Site: 2/20/2009

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Pat Patriot : Greg LaRocque
Artist: Greg LaRocque (All)
12278 Views, 3 Comments

Bombshell! Valkyrie : Michael Dooney Comic Art
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Bombshell! Valkyrie : Michael Dooney

Art Details

Artist: Michael Dooney (Penciller)
Media Type: Pencil
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 6517
Comments: 2
Added to Site: 1/28/2009

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Valkyrie : Michael Dooney
Artist: Michael Dooney (Penciller)
6517 Views, 2 Comments

Bombshell! Moon Girl : Michael Dooney Comic Art
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Bombshell! Moon Girl : Michael Dooney

Art Details

Artist: Michael Dooney (Penciller)
Media Type: Pencil
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 6269
Comments: 3
Added to Site: 1/28/2009

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Moon Girl : Michael Dooney
Artist: Michael Dooney (Penciller)
6269 Views, 3 Comments

Bombshell! Wildfire : Scott Rosema Comic Art
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Bombshell! Wildfire : Scott Rosema

Art Details

Artist: Scott Rosema (Penciller)
Media Type: Pencil
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 4212
Comments: 1
Added to Site: 1/6/2009

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Wildfire : Scott Rosema
Artist: Scott Rosema (Penciller)
4212 Views, 1 Comment

Bombshell! Mary Marvel : Jeffrey Moy Comic Art
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Bombshell! Mary Marvel : Jeffrey Moy

Art Details

Artist: Jeffrey Moy (Penciller)
Media Type: Pencil
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 10434
Comments: 1
Added to Site: 11/10/2008

About the Owner

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Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Mary Marvel : Jeffrey Moy
Artist: Jeffrey Moy (Penciller)
10434 Views, 1 Comment

Bombshell! Black Canary : Terry Beatty Comic Art
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Bombshell! Black Canary : Terry Beatty

Art Details

Artist: Terry Beatty (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 5413
Comments: 5
Added to Site: 9/20/2008

About the Owner

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Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Black Canary : Terry Beatty
Artist: Terry Beatty (All)
5413 Views, 5 Comments

Bombshell! Purple Tigress : Terry Beatty Comic Art
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Bombshell! Purple Tigress : Terry Beatty

Art Details

Artist: Terry Beatty (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 6317
Comments: 2
Added to Site: 9/20/2008

About the Owner

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Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Purple Tigress : Terry Beatty
Artist: Terry Beatty (All)
6317 Views, 2 Comments

Bombshell! Miss Masque : Anthony Carpenter Comic Art
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Bombshell! Miss Masque : Anthony Carpenter

Art Details

Artist: Anthony Carpenter (Penciller)
Media Type: Pencil
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 6785
Comments: 3
Added to Site: 9/11/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Miss Masque : Anthony Carpenter
Artist: Anthony Carpenter (Penciller)
6785 Views, 3 Comments

Bombshell! Wonder Woman : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond Comic Art
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Bombshell! Wonder Woman : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond

Art Details

Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 5567
Comments: 2
Added to Site: 9/3/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Wonder Woman : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond
Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
5567 Views, 2 Comments

Bombshell! Black Cat : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond Comic Art
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Bombshell! Black Cat : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond

Art Details

Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
Media Type: Pencil
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 4326
Comments: 0
Added to Site: 9/3/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Black Cat : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond
Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
4326 Views

Bombshell! Sun Girl : Gene Gonzales Comic Art
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Bombshell! Sun Girl : Gene Gonzales

Art Details

Artist: Gene Gonzales (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 5034
Comments: 1
Added to Site: 7/31/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Sun Girl : Gene Gonzales
Artist: Gene Gonzales (All)
5034 Views, 1 Comment

Bombshell! Yankee Girl : Gene Gonzales Comic Art
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Bombshell! Yankee Girl : Gene Gonzales

Art Details

Artist: Gene Gonzales (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 5242
Comments: 0
Added to Site: 7/31/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Yankee Girl : Gene Gonzales
Artist: Gene Gonzales (All)
5242 Views

Bombshell! Kitten : Gene Gonzales Comic Art
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Bombshell! Kitten : Gene Gonzales

Art Details

Artist: Gene Gonzales (All)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 4579
Comments: 0
Added to Site: 7/31/2008

About the Owner

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Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Kitten : Gene Gonzales
Artist: Gene Gonzales (All)
4579 Views

Bombshell! Liberty Belle : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond Comic Art
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Bombshell! Liberty Belle : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond

Art Details

Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 8218
Comments: 2
Added to Site: 5/30/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Liberty Belle : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond
Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
8218 Views, 2 Comments

Bombshell! Bulletgirl : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond Comic Art
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Bombshell! Bulletgirl : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond

Art Details

Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 4066
Comments: 0
Added to Site: 5/29/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Bulletgirl : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond
Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
4066 Views

Bombshell! Blonde Phantom : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond Comic Art
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Bombshell! Blonde Phantom : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond

Art Details

Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 5959
Comments: 1
Added to Site: 5/28/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Blonde Phantom : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond
Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
5959 Views, 1 Comment

Bombshell! Miss America : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond Comic Art
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Bombshell! Miss America : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond

Art Details

Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
Media Type: Pen and Ink
Art Type: Commission
For Sale Status: NFS
Views 5113
Comments: 0
Added to Site: 5/27/2008

About the Owner

Michael Rankins Paid Member Hero Supporter
Member Since: September 2004

Bombshell! Miss America : Dan Veesenmeyer / Bob Almond
Artist: Dan Veesenmeyer (Penciller)
Bob Almond (Inker)
5113 Views

There are 18 Pieces of Art In This Gallery.    

 

 

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Joined: September 2004
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Website: http://swanshadowblog.com/
 
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