The recent Captain Marvel movie was clearly the impetus for today’s post, as I’d like to discuss her antecedent, Ms. Marvel. Continue reading Ms. Marvel-ous
…No, not DiMaggio! Continue reading Joltin’ Joe!
There’s this myth about the comics industry that its history is filled with hacks. And while it does have its share of hacks (as every industry does), I think it has a better batting average than most. Continue reading Russ Heath 1926-2018
I’m getting really sick of writing these. Continue reading Steve Ditko 1927-2018
“Wakanda who?” Continue reading Panther’s Rage
It was just over fifty years ago, on a Saturday morning in September 1967, that the original Spider-Man cartoon (or “animated series,” if you prefer) made its debut on the ABC television network. Continue reading Happy 50th to the Original Spidey ‘Toon!
Today marks the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of the man known as Jack Kirby. Or, to put it another way, the King of Comics would have been celebrating his 100th birthday if he were alive today. Kirby is certainly one of the biggest, if not THE biggest, names in all of comics history, so today is a fairly huge deal. Continue reading Kirby Centennial