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
Category Archives: comics business
Little Archie and the Magic Hat (or Cap)
It’s that time of year again, and the Christmas comic I’ve chosen to cover this season is Little Archie #180, cover dated Feb. 1983, which means it would have been on the stands just before Christmas of ’82. Continue reading Little Archie and the Magic Hat (or Cap)
Bigmouth Strikes Again
Yes, today’s title is another musical reference. Continue reading Bigmouth Strikes Again
Who’s the Man?
Bad enough I’ve got a post dealing with a very controversial topic that drives comic fans into a frenzy, but I’m publishing it on a Friday the 13th? Well, at least no one can accuse me of being superstitious! Continue reading Who’s the Man?
When Batty Met Supey
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
The Final Crisis?
Is DC going to survive much longer? This is the question we find ourselves facing right now. Continue reading The Final Crisis?
Leah Moore Knows the Score
Leah Moore knows the score. She must have learned from her father. Continue reading Leah Moore Knows the Score
The End of MAD
Mad magazine as we know it is coming to an end. This is a sad day. Continue reading The End of MAD
Vaya Con Dios, Vertigo
About a month back there were rumors that DC was going to end the Vertigo line. I didn’t bring it up here on the blog because these were just rumors and I didn’t want to indulge in speculation. Continue reading Vaya Con Dios, Vertigo
Future of the Pamphlet
Back in the late 70s & early 80s, there was some concern within the film industry over cable television. Continue reading Future of the Pamphlet