On my list of potential blog topics for the future, the career of Len Wein was near the top. Continue reading Len Wein 1948-2017
Today marks the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of the man known as Jack Kirby. Or, to put it another way, the King of Comics would have been celebrating his 100th birthday if he were alive today. Kirby is certainly one of the biggest, if not THE biggest, names in all of comics history, so today is a fairly huge deal. Continue reading Kirby Centennial
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?
I was going to title this post “Last Ride,” but I wouldn’t want to rule out another Ghost Rider post in the future—not even after the exhaustive coverage in both Back Issue #95 and here on the blog. Continue reading Another Ride
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
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