Hero’s World Mural

In the early autumn of 1976, Joe Kubert pulled in a mural commission from local comics retailer, Ivan Snyder. One warm weekend Joe brought a gaggle of newbie students to the garage of the carriage house and we painted a full color superhero mural on plywood panels from his rough sketch. The piece fronted Ivan’s store in a local mall for many years. Here’s an advertisement I drew for that same store showcasing that same mural. It ran in Ivan’s catalog.

  1. Mark McMurray April 3rd, 2010 9:14 pm

    I seem to recall seeing that at the Heroes World in the Livingston Mall until at least 1990!
    Ah, the memories!

  2. Larry Shell April 5th, 2010 11:07 pm

    That mural was in the Heroes World store at the Livingston Mall, even after Ivan sold that particular store, until it closed down. I remember seeing the mural stored at the HW warehouse, before the big Marvel acquisition. No idea where it is now or if it even still exists. Had I known what was to come, I’d have tried to lift it for myself before it all went to hell in a hand basket. LS