Category Archives: Comics

Super Friends 50th Anniversary

A couple months back, a Saturday morning favorite of mine celebrated the golden jubilee of its debut as Super Friends premiered on the ABC television network on September 8, 1973. Continue reading Super Friends 50th Anniversary

Casper #170, “The Littlest Trick-or-Treater”

Looking for something Halloween themed while also looking to branch out into fresh genres and publishers, I figured there would be a ton of Halloween stories of Casper the Friendly Ghost out there, right? Continue reading Casper #170, “The Littlest Trick-or-Treater”

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 5: The Marv Wolfman Era

Today it’s the Marv Wolfman Era of Amazing Spider-Man I’ll be covering. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 5: The Marv Wolfman Era

Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 7: Ditko Essays and More

In the midst of doing some Steve Ditko research recently, I stumbled across this article on what might be my new favorite comics blog, Jack Elving’s Elving’s Musings. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 7: Ditko Essays and More

The Wagner-Grant-Breyfogle Batman

Re-presenting another classic column of mine from the Pronto days, this one is about some great Batman stories from the very late 80s. Let’s call it the Wagner-Grant-Breyfogle Batman, as these stories come from writers John Wagner and Alan Grant, and artist Norm Breyfogle. Continue reading The Wagner-Grant-Breyfogle Batman

The Flash #243, “If I Can’t Rob Central City, Nobody Can!”

Looking back at classic comics is the primary purpose of this blog, but I will often find inspiration for such posts from contemporary events, as is the case today. Continue reading The Flash #243, “If I Can’t Rob Central City, Nobody Can!”

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 4: The Len Wein Era

This should be a relatively quiet and easy post, particularly compared to the previous one in this series. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 4: The Len Wein Era

Latest Pete-Mary Jane Drama

This is a classic comics blog, but modern goings-on will often find their way into the discussion here—or more accurately, I will drag them into the discussion, wisely or unwisely. Continue reading Latest Pete-Mary Jane Drama

Tigra the Were-Woman

Over a year ago, I discussed Moon Knight’s appearance in Marvel Spotlight #28 (Jun. 1976) as part of a broader Moon Knight post. During this discussion, I mentioned buying Marvel Chillers #5 (Jun. 1976) at nearly (or possibly exactly) the same time. Continue reading Tigra the Were-Woman