This summer marks the 40th anniversary of the greatest birthday gift I ever received. Continue reading Summer of ‘79
Several months back, it was announced that Shang-Chi, Marvel’s one and only Master of Kung Fu, would be among the characters/properties to be adapted to film for the MCU’s “Phase Four.” Continue reading Kung Foolin’
It was a mystery that I hadn’t realized was a mystery. Continue reading Death Becomes Her
This blog is normally about comics, particularly classic comics of the Bronze Age that I grew up reading, but every once in a while I’ll take things in a more personal direction (though always with some comics content, however small). Today I’ll be getting personal in the extremis. Continue reading Corvettes & Jedi Knights
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!
Over the course of these last half dozen years, there have been many blogposts wherein I have lamented the plight of comics geeks during my childhood and adolescence. Now at last, some video evidence. Continue reading Plight of the Geeks 1977
Some news broke over this past weekend that I really wish could have broken one weekend earlier, because it would have made for the perfect Valentine’s Day post. Continue reading The Surprising Spider-Mex!
The gray skies and rain falling against the windowpane feel appropriate as I write this, as George Pérez has recently announced his retirement due to health issues. Continue reading George Pérez Retires