While I’ve been making an effort to keep it more positive on the blog (mainly by sticking to the subject matter of classic comics that I love), sometimes I feel compelled to cover unpleasant topics. Continue reading What’s Going On?
We lost another giant recently—Rich Buckler, who passed just one week ago. Continue reading Rich Buckler 1949-2017
Trailers are dropping! Continue reading Trailer Time
I wasn’t going to do this, but what the hell, as long as I’ve got the material in front of me, let’s take one last dip into the crazy-pond. Continue reading More Marvel Madness: The Enforcer
When I received word that my proposal for the recent Ghost Rider article in Back Issue had been accepted, I was tremendously pleased and rather excited to get to writing. Continue reading That Friend-ly Controversy
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
It is Valentine’s Day, so does anyone want to take a wild guess what I’m going to blog about? Continue reading My Webby Valentine
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
Oh the wondrous mysteries of human memory. Continue reading Twerps, Bozos, and Homicidal Elves, Oh My!