Strange Times & Places: Transformers Vs. G. I. Joe

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today we’re keeping up the Hasbro Universe theme from last week by reading Transformers Vs. G. I. Joe #1-13 by John Barber and Tom Scioli. Buckle up, it’s a thrill ride and spoilers will abound. How’s It Different? It’s a Royale With Cheese, blending various … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Fantastic Four # 112

Hey, ho, friends, fans and family.  This week it's time for another RETRO REVIEW.  I've had to search through lots of boxes to find something good to write about, as a lot of my stuff is still unpacked from the move last month.  Eventually, the night before actually, I came up with Fantastic Four # 112, cover dated … [Read more...]

September Auctions Feature Star Wars Toys & Key Comic Books!

Wednesday, September 13th - Silver to Modern Age Comics and Paper Memorabilia @6PM Eastern This session is both in the showroom and online - join us in person or live via Proxibid. Our Florida Estate series continues with 200 lots of comics (like Justice Machine #1, Batman: The Cult, 1st series TMNT, & signed … [Read more...]

1 out of 5 – Would Recommend: Sgt. Savage & His Screaming Eagles

Welcome back to 1 out of 5 – Would Recommend, where lately I’ve been really into IDW’s Hasbro Heroes Universe. I’ve been fascinated by the way it uses the metaphorical whole buffalo, and as a result we’re watching 1994’s Sgt. Savage & His Screaming Eagles today! What’s The Plot? Back in 1944, Sargent Robert … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: Okefenokee Star # 6 fanzine

Today I'm looking at The Okefenokee Star, Volume 1, Number 6.  It is dated the summer of 1980.  It is published by Swamp Yankee Studios and it is edited by Bill Crouch, Jr.  And if you haven't figured it out yet, this fanzine is for fans of Walt Kelly's Pogo character, comic strips and comic books.  Walt's widow, Selby … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: I, Joker

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today I’ve noticed that The Joker’s been getting a lot of protagonist love lately – so we’ll be reading 1998’s prestige format one-shot Batman: I, Joker, in which Mr. J is a straight up hero. How’s It Different? It takes place in a distant possible future, which … [Read more...]

RETRO REVIEW: Doom Patrol # 100

Welcome back to a new RETRO REVIEW!  And this week, I am looking at Doom Patrol # 100, cover dated December 1965 from DC Comics.  The comic sports a cover both pencilled and inked by Bob Brown and features Elasti-Girl battling a dinosaur!  I don't know what it was about DC back in the Silver Age, but their editors … [Read more...]

Uchu Sentai Kyuranger, Part 2

Welcome to Tokusatsu Gesundheit, where I didn’t feel like spending my beautiful day off reading a movie script this week. Instead, we’ll be checking back in with Uchu Sentai Kyuranger, now approximately halfway through its run. Plot Rundown The Kyuranger team is now full assembled (and then some) and deep into … [Read more...]

Fabulous Find: 1971 New York Comic Art Program

Time for a new Fabulous Find and this week I've dug into my convention program booklets and pulled out the 1971 New York Comic Art Program.  The convention was held over the weekend of July 2nd through the 5th. There were two Guests of Honor, the first, artist Jim Steranko and second, writer Gardner Fox.  Publisher … [Read more...]

Strange Times & Places: Americomics feat. Charlton Heroes

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where today we’re reviewing two comics that are rendered effectively an elseworld by the vagaries of copyrights and licensing – Americomics #3 and Americomics Special #1! How’s It Different? These stories were intended as continuations of the original Charlton Comics … [Read more...]

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