Considering the many options for classic Christmas comics this season, I recalled Frank Miller’s first Batman story, “Wanted: Santa Claus—Dead or Alive!” Continue reading Frank Miller’s First 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
As a nostalgia-fueled blog, it’s not surprising that human memory (specifically my human memory) would be a regular theme here, but it is just a tad surprising to me that it seems to have become the dominant theme. Continue reading When Batty Met Supey
Don’t ask me how I got started on this, but at some point last year I felt compelled to go back and catch up on some of my old Batman comics—comics from a specific decade. Continue reading Batman in the 80s
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
Don’t worry, kids—Santa’s fine. Continue reading The Murder of Santa Claus, 1973!
Not again. Continue reading Norm Breyfogle 1960-2018
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