Fabulous Find: Marvel View-Masters

Bonjour, mes amis!  Or if you're not up on your French, Hello, my friends!  You've made it back for another  new Fabulous Find, and this week I'm looking back to 1977, 78 and 79 (with a mention of 1980).  From my personal collection are some Marvel Comics View-Master sets.  These were put out by the GAF Corporation, … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Crisis on Earth X

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where I’ve decided that the whole month of December will be spent looking at Elseworlds, Alternate Timelines, and the Infinite Earths. We’re kicking it off by examining the Earth X introduced in last week’s DCTV Arrowverse crossover, Crisis on Earth X. How’s It … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Amazing Spider-Man King-Size Special #4

Greetings and salutations, it's time for a new RETRO REVIEW.  And this week I've pulled out the Amazing Spider-Man King-Size Special #4, cover dated November 1967, from Marvel Comics.  The story is entitled; "The Web And The Flame" and it is written by Stan Lee, with the pencils supplied by his brother, Larry Lieber … [Read more...]

1 out of 5 – Would Recommend: Legends of the Superheroes

Welcome back to 1 out of 5 – Would Recommend, where we’re celebrating The CW’s big TV superhero crossover by going back to the oldest TV superhero crossover of which I’m aware: 1979’s Legends of the Superheroes! What’s The Plot? Well, there were actually two specials to air under this title. The first, “The … [Read more...]

Scripting Errors: Batman vs. Superman: Asylum

Welcome back to Scripting Errors, where we look at movies that might have been! In honor of Justice League’s impending release, we’re looking back to the earliest attempt to really bring DC’s icons together on the big screen – Batman vs. Superman: Asylum! Who Wrote It and When? The story was initially written by … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Flash #131

Greeting friends, family and followers, it'a time yet again for a new RETRO REVIEW, and this week I've pulled out one of my first reviews from way back in 2010; The Flash #131, cover dated September 1962. It's been such a busy week, I've not had time to do a new review, so I went back to a time when most of you … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Lord Drakkon’s World

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where I must apologize for my sudden two week absence – my computer unexpectedly broke down on me. Today, we’re going to be doing a little mash-up with Tokusatsu Gesundheit as we look at the alternate world portrayed in Boom! Studios Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers #9-16 and … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Slugfest by Reed Tucker

Greetings and Salutations all.  In this week's Fabulous Find, I will be looking at a brand new book, just published by Da Capo Press.  The book in question is; Slugfest and it is written by Reed Tucker.  What's it about?  Well, I think the cover says it all ... "Inside the epic 50-year battle between Marvel and DC"!  I … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Tales of Suspense #80 & Tales to Astonish #82

Welcome back!  It's time for a new RETRO REVIEW and this week I'm stretching the review over two separate comic titles.  First up is Tales of Suspense #80, then secondly Tales to Astonish #82.  Well to be completely honest, I'm only looking at half of each of those comics.  As most of you know, the two Tales books were … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Fantasy Illustrated # 3

Welcome, welcome one an all, to a new Fabulous Find, I hope you find it as fabulous as I.  This week I have pulled out a copy of Fantasy Illustrated # 3, cover dated winter 1964.  This early comic book fanzine was published by Bill Spicer.    First off, this was quite a professional fanzine for 1964.  It features … [Read more...]

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