When I received word that my proposal for the recent Ghost Rider article in Back Issue had been accepted, I was tremendously pleased and rather excited to get to writing. Continue reading That Friend-ly Controversy
The first draft of my recent Ghost Rider article for Back Issue had a much more extensive history of the character, including all kinds of minutiae and boring plot details of nearly every comic in which he appeared. (Cheap plug: A list of all those comics was provided in my last blogpost.) Much of this was due to an overly slavish response on my part to an editorial request to include everything. Continue reading Marvel Madness in the 70s
In honor of the publication of my Ghost Rider article in the pages of Back Issue #95 (on sale now!), I’ll be putting up some supplemental material here on the blog homestead. Continue reading Ghost Rider Chronology
It is Valentine’s Day, so does anyone want to take a wild guess what I’m going to blog about? Continue reading My Webby Valentine
It’s a paradox. Continue reading “Disco of Death!”
I tend to save my old calendars, assuming they have any aesthetic value at all. Continue reading Happy New/Old Year!
A recent post to one of the comics groups I follow on Facebook lamented the presence of Stegron in the pages of Amazing Spider-Man #166 (cover date of March 1977—but on the racks in December of ’76). Continue reading A Very Spidey Christmas
A while back, I mentioned that if WB’s The Flash didn’t use its latest “Flashpoint” adaptation to reboot the show I’d be done with it. Continue reading Video Killed the Comic-Book Star
…Ag-ah-may-toh, Ag-ah-mah-toh. Continue reading To-may-toh, To-mah-toh
Happy Halloween 2016! Today we’re taking it back to… 1979! Continue reading Happy Halloween, (Super) Friends!