It is the tenth birthday/anniversary of The Crusty Curmudgeon’s Comic Classics, which made its debut on this very day in 2013 over at Pronto Comics. In celebration, I’ll be re-presenting that first post here today—a post on Steve Gerber’s Omega the Unknown—followed by some present-day commentary along with a little perspective from ten years later. Continue reading Omega the Unknown
Category Archives: Steve Gerber
Hope You Guessed His Name
Once upon a time, the Marvel Universe had this villainous character more terrifying than Galactus and more horrifying than Thanos. Anyone care to guess his name? Continue reading Hope You Guessed His Name
The Other Mad Viking
Just to clarify: Continue reading The Other Mad Viking
It’s Halloween time! Also “Huluween” time—or so they tell me. Continue reading Happy Hell-oween!
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
Man-Thing Addendum, Part Deux
In the last month, for no particular reason, I’ve been going back and picking at The Comics Journal Library 6: The Writers, which reprints old Journal interviews. Continue reading Man-Thing Addendum, Part Deux
“Silent Night… Deadly Night!”
Three kings travel across the desert, following a star, in search of a prophesized child. Continue reading “Silent Night… Deadly Night!”
Ten Years Gone
This post is about a month late and for that I apologize. Continue reading Ten Years Gone
Twerps, Bozos, and Homicidal Elves, Oh My!
Oh the wondrous mysteries of human memory. Continue reading Twerps, Bozos, and Homicidal Elves, Oh My!
As fate would have it, mere weeks after finishing up my multi-part Man-Thing opus, TwoMorrows finally… finally put out the “Swamp Men” book they’d been promising for the last DOZEN years. Continue reading Man-Thing Addendum