In my Elektra opus posted back in May, I touched on a story titled “Paper Chase,” from Daredevil #178, cover dated January 1982, but probably on sale closer to September or October of ’81. It was only recently that I realized there was another cool story published earlier this same year with this same title. Continue reading Paper Monsters & Other Imaginings
Yesterday was the 82nd anniversary of the publication of Action Comics #1—in other words, Superman’s birthday. Continue reading A Super 82nd & Other Nostalgia
Is DC going to survive much longer? This is the question we find ourselves facing right now. Continue reading The Final Crisis?
…is love, sweet love. Continue reading What The World Needs Now
Happy New Year to all! Just in case my fellow old timers didn’t already feel old enough, this post takes us back to a time when 2020 was the far-flung future! Continue reading Superman 2020
Don’t worry, kids—Santa’s fine. Continue reading The Murder of Santa Claus, 1973!
Apologies for the title. Continue reading Who’s Watching Watchmen?
One month ago I published my 1979-birthday-gift post, listing all the comics my friend ‘Rice gave me for my birthday that year. Continue reading Dog Days of Summer
This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the greatest birthday gift I ever received. Continue reading Summer of ‘79
About a month back there were rumors that DC was going to end the Vertigo line. I didn’t bring it up here on the blog because these were just rumors and I didn’t want to indulge in speculation. Continue reading Vaya Con Dios, Vertigo