Tag Archives: Superheroes

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

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

Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 7: Ditko Essays and More

In the midst of doing some Steve Ditko research recently, I stumbled across this article on what might be my new favorite comics blog, Jack Elving’s Elving’s Musings. Continue reading Spidey Miscellanea Pt. 7: Ditko Essays and More

The Flash #243, “If I Can’t Rob Central City, Nobody Can!”

Looking back at classic comics is the primary purpose of this blog, but I will often find inspiration for such posts from contemporary events, as is the case today. Continue reading The Flash #243, “If I Can’t Rob Central City, Nobody Can!”

When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 4: The Len Wein Era

This should be a relatively quiet and easy post, particularly compared to the previous one in this series. Continue reading When Spidey Jumped the Shark, Pt. 4: The Len Wein Era

Latest Pete-Mary Jane Drama

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

Tigra the Were-Woman

Over a year ago, I discussed Moon Knight’s appearance in Marvel Spotlight #28 (Jun. 1976) as part of a broader Moon Knight post. During this discussion, I mentioned buying Marvel Chillers #5 (Jun. 1976) at nearly (or possibly exactly) the same time. Continue reading Tigra the Were-Woman

How Gwen Won the War

The occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Gwen Stacy last month renewed a lot of old debate and conversation—conversation I’ve been participating in (and stirring up) for quite a number of years now. Continue reading How Gwen Won the War