Category Archives: Marvel Comics

“Two Into One Won’t Go!”

Crazy, fascist Cap from the 50s versus the true, original Cap from the 40s back in the 1970s (did you follow all that?) is probably the greatest Captain America storyline ever and one of the greatest comic storylines overall, ever. Continue reading “Two Into One Won’t Go!”

Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 5: Along Came The Spider

Before there was a Spider-Man, there was The Spider—an icon of the pulp era, whose adventures thrilled readers both young and old throughout the 1930s and into the 40s. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 5: Along Came The Spider

Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 4: What’s So Special About Peter Parker?

This post was born out of a passing comment in the pages of The Comics Journal all the way back in 1979. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 4: What’s So Special About Peter Parker?

Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 2: Stan & Gwen

It’s another Spidey Miscellanea post, kids! This time I’ll be doling out some more material related to Stan Lee and Gwen Stacy. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 2: Stan & Gwen

To the Moon Knight and Back

As recounted on this blog nearly one year ago, my life as a full-time comics buyer got its start around March/April of 1976. Before this, I was exposed to comics here and there, at the barber shop, during shore trips, and through hand-me-downs from older family and friends, always anxious to snag a Spider-Man comic when I found one. Continue reading To the Moon Knight and Back

Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 1: An Arachnid in Amber?

I don’t know about the rest of you, but with the state of the world being what it is right now, I could use a light-hearted distraction like talking about silly comic book characters. So let’s talk about my number one, all-time favorite: Spider-Man. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 1: An Arachnid in Amber?

“What If Gwen Stacy Had Lived?”

Some might assume this latest post was born out of that mini-rant at the end of my previous post, but I assure you this is not the case. Continue reading “What If Gwen Stacy Had Lived?”