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Great News For 2015 – Jack Kirby Biography Coming

Sunday , 18, January 2015 Comments Off on Great News For 2015 – Jack Kirby Biography Coming

Mark Evanier, who probably knows more about the man outside of his own children and grandchildren, indicates that he will be (hopefully) completing a biography of the late, great, comic book artist and writer, Jack “King” Kirby this year. Kirby passed away 21 years ago next month. Evanier writes that he has almost 250,000 words […]

Favorite Comic Book Covers – Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #81

Friday , 16, January 2015 Comments Off on Favorite Comic Book Covers – Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #81

This issue is cover dated February 1968 which means it was actually released in December 1967, as most comic books were cover dated 2 months in advance of their publication. So let’s get the first and most obvious thought out of everyone’s mind; it was NOT the possible death of Lois Lane that attracted me […]

Target Practice With The Superheroes

Thursday , 8, January 2015 Comments Off on Target Practice With The Superheroes

Son-O’-God Comics

Wednesday , 7, January 2015 Comments Off on Son-O’-God Comics

For the past few weeks, as I’ve noted here and here,  I’ve been reading old copies of comic books from my youth. But in addition to that I’ve been revisiting one of the best satirical magazines of all time, National Lampoon. In late 1971 I was a junior in high school and had just turned […]

Happy 92nd Birthday To Stan Lee

Sunday , 28, December 2014 Comments Off on Happy 92nd Birthday To Stan Lee

Born on this date in 1922 in Manhattan, NY, Stanley Martin Lieber would grow up to rename himself Stan Lee and become the editor and eventual publisher of Marvel Comics, in addition to many other entertainment industry projects and businesses. But it is as writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics that most people of […]

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s DC Comics’ “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” and Rudolph will be guiding Santa’s sleigh tonight.

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s Dell Comics’ “Frosty The Snowman” a favorite of children.

Comic Book Christmas Covers – Panic #1

Wednesday , 24, December 2014 Comments Off on Comic Book Christmas Covers – Panic #1

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s EC Comics’ “Panic #1” which, like most EC comics of the era, is  a little bit…disturbing.

Comic Book Christmas Covers – Batman #45

Wednesday , 24, December 2014 Comments Off on Comic Book Christmas Covers – Batman #45

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s DC Comics’ “Batman #45” and yes, the imagery is especially creepy.

During the holiday season I’ll be posting some of my favorite comic books with a Christmas theme on their covers. Here’s Quality Comics’ “Judge Dredd” issue #6.

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