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’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
Happy Halloween 2016! Today we’re taking it back to… 1979! Continue reading Happy Halloween, (Super) Friends!
Last year’s post on the JLA-JSA team-ups (or “crossovers,” if you will) proved to be one of the most popular in the short history of this blog. Continue reading The All-Time JLA-JSA Team-Up Countdown!
I missed one. Continue reading Geek Odyssey Addendum
Oh the wondrous mysteries of human memory. Continue reading Twerps, Bozos, and Homicidal Elves, Oh My!
I never thought I’d be old enough to vividly recall events from over four decades in the past, but here we are. Continue reading Back to the Bicentennial