Tag Archives: 1980s

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 6: The Denny O’Neil Era

We’re calling it the Denny O’Neil Era of Spider-Man, which it is, but it’s also the stealth beginning of the Roger Stern Era. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 6: The Denny O’Neil Era

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”

Keith Giffen 1952-2023

At some point within the last couple of days, Keith Giffen passed away. He would have been seventy-one years old on November 30. Continue reading Keith Giffen 1952-2023

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

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

Rom #17, “Hybrid!”

Rom has returned! In case you missed the news, the classic Rom comics (as well as Micronauts) published by Marvel back in the 80s are finally being packaged in reprint editions, scheduled for release beginning early next year, 2024. Continue reading Rom #17, “Hybrid!”

Revisiting the Gwenaissance

Hindsight being 20/20, this blog was clearly misnamed. I should have named it “The Gwen Stacy Tribute Blog,” or something along similar lines, like maybe “The Gwen Stacy Torch-Carriers Blog.” Continue reading Revisiting the Gwenaissance