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
Baseball season has begun, just a couple weeks old now, so I figured it would be a good time to look back at a baseball-themed comic. Continue reading The Superheroes vs. Supervillains Baseball Game
Terrible news broke just as we were getting our weekend started on Friday: Neal Adams died. Continue reading Neal Adams 1941-2022
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
It was only two to three weeks back that I was trying to get in touch with Denny O’Neil. Continue reading Denny O’Neil 1939-2020
Is DC going to survive much longer? This is the question we find ourselves facing right now. Continue reading The Final Crisis?
Don’t worry, kids—Santa’s fine. Continue reading The Murder of Santa Claus, 1973!
Not again. Continue reading Norm Breyfogle 1960-2018