Tag Archives: comics

The Sensual Duck

Gobbling up back issues of old comics is fun, but it’s also fun (and usually more challenging) to find old magazines and newspapers with articles about comics—particularly those periodicals designed with a wider, more mainstream audience in mind. Continue reading The Sensual Duck

Paper Monsters & Other Imaginings

In my Elektra opus posted back in May, I touched on a story titled “Paper Chase,” from Daredevil #178, cover dated January 1982, but probably on sale closer to September or October of ’81. It was only recently that I realized there was another cool story published earlier this same year with this same title. Continue reading Paper Monsters & Other Imaginings

A Scorpion Off Baker Street

It’s early to mid-June, 1978, around the same time of year as right now. My aunt and uncle—still living on the first floor of the house, but getting ready to move to another part of town soon—are having a garage sale. Continue reading A Scorpion Off Baker Street

Mourning Becomes Miller’s Elektra

This one’s been on the to-do list for years, but I’ve been putting it off because I was anticipating it becoming another epic piece, akin to my Gwen Stacy Murder Case post. Continue reading Mourning Becomes Miller’s Elektra