RETRO REVIEW: Hulk #107 & #108

Hey ho, everyone, I'm back this week with a new RETRO REVIEW.  Sorry that I was not able to post last week, but I was tied up with selling and buying property and frankly just ran out of time to write up a new post and then was away from a computer, so I couldn't even repost an old column.  So again, I apologize to my … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Spider-Boy #1

  Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we’re celebrating the financial and creative success of Spider-Man: Homecoming by visiting a very different take on the Wall Crawler – Amalgam Comics’ Spider-Boy #1! How’s It Different? As explained last time we visited this universe, Amalgam Comics … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Kamen Rider Amazons

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where today we’re looking at the first (and best received) attempt to make a truly adult oriented Kamen Rider series since the failure of Shin Kamen Rider, the streaming original series Kamen Rider Amazons! Plot Rundown Thousands of artificial humanoid lifeforms walk among the … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Comics Journal # 50

Welcome back to the latest Fabulous Find.  This week I have pulled out another fanzine to share.  This one is slightly more recent, but still goes back almost forty (40) years to 1979.  The fanzine is The Comics Journal # 50, cover dated October 1979.  The Journal was published by Fantagraphics, Inc. and had an … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Batman & Captain America

Happy Independence Day from Strange Times & Places, where this week we’ll be visiting a world the Sentinel of Liberty coexists with the Dark Knight Detective during World War II – the world of John Byrne’s Batman & Captain America! How’s It Different? It’s hard to categorize, but I suppose I’d call this … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: DC Comics Presents # 62

Time for another RETRO REVIEW for your reading pleasure!  I believe it's time for a DC Comics issue, so I have pulled out my copy of DC Comics Presents # 62, cover dated October 1983.  Why did I pull this particular issue out, you ask?  Good question, as it is far from a favorite issue, but next Tuesday is the Fourth … [Read more...]

Tokusatsu Gesundheit: Dino Force Brave

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where today we head west across the Sea of Japan in order to watch an originalish Korean tokusatsu – Power Rangers: Dino Force Brave! Plot Rundown The NeoDeboth Army is threatening Earth seeking the power of the Dinosaur King, sealing away its guardian Power Dinos to clear their … [Read more...]

The Ballad of the Marriage of Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson

(Guest article by infamous street skulker Michael "Scratch" Lapham. Enjoy! -C.) June 21 of this year marked an important event in comics that should be celebrated by fans across the country, but won't.  It is a significant event that most fans still hold dear,  but the powers that be want you to forget, for their … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Legion Fandom Beginnings

Say what?  That doesn't sound like a Fabulous Find, you might be thinking, and you'd be correct.  I thought I'd do something a little different this time, as I am fighting the dreaded deadline doom!  I've pulled out one of my first blog posts and have given it a bit of spit and polish.  Hopefully you'll bear with me … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Batman The Doom That Came to Gotham

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today we put Batman in a genre he rarely visits, Lovecraftian cosmic horror, in Batman: The Doom That Came To Gotham! How’s It Different? It’s an Imaginary Story, utterly divorced from anything more than cosmetically familiar from the mainstream DCU. What’s The … [Read more...]

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