Category Archives: Marvel Comics

“A Book Burns in Citrusville”

NOTE: This is the third part of a multi-part series of posts examining Steve Gerber’s final arc on the 1970s Man-Thing series. Continue reading “A Book Burns in Citrusville”

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“Decay Meets the Mad Viking”

When I started blogging at Pronto way, waaaaay back in 2013, my first post out of the gate was about Omega the Unknown—one of the more obscure comics properties a body could find. Continue reading “Decay Meets the Mad Viking”

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The Original Curmudgeon Blog

As some of you may already be aware, this blog originally started on the Pronto Comics website. If you’re interested in reading any of those posts (which you should be, because, y’know, I’m brilliant), here are links to every single one Continue reading The Original Curmudgeon Blog

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Spidey B.C. (Before Comics)

After the TV show, my next encounter with Spidey came in toy form—specifically the Ben Cooper “Wiggler Jiggler.” This was a rubber figure with a loop of string attached to the head. It was a fairly cheap construction, and before long the figure started to break at the neck. Continue reading Spidey B.C. (Before Comics)

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Simply Spectacular!

Alright, so we all know the original Spidey theme from the ’67 cartoon rules all, but I gotta admit this version (from the more contemporary Spectacular Spider-Man cartoon) comes a much closer second than I ever would have dreamed possible Continue reading Simply Spectacular!

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