Category Archives: Steve Rude

Wing-Head and the Dude

The first nickname refers to Captain America, the World War II super-soldier rescued and thawed from ice by the world famous Avengers. The second belongs to Steve Rude, a perfectionist illustrator already celebrated by this blog for his remarkable series The Mighty Thor: Godstorm. In 2003, Rude and Cap teamed with writer Bruce Jones for [...]

Goldilocks and the Dude

Goldilocks, in the swinging 60s parlance of early Marvel comics, of course means the Mighty Thor, God of Thunder. Extracted lovingly from Norse mythology by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby, he’s the superman you can drink with, and a staple of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers. The Dude, a living mortal whose mythos [...]