RETRO REVIEW: Gumby’s Winter Fun Special # 1

It's Friday, so It's time for a new RETRO REVIEW.  And I'm excited to bring you a fun comic book from the late, lamented publisher, Comico.  It's dated December 1988, per the indicia, and the comic in question is; Gumby's Winter Fun Special # 1.    The comic is written by Steve Purcell and the artwork is wonderfully … [Read more...]

Top 5 Comic Characters Who Should Be Thankful

I Will Tell You #99: Top 5 Comic Characters Who Should Be Thankful   Anyone who knows me personally, or has at least read some of my past columns over the years, has often heard me say, "You don't have to be good if you're lucky," frequently amended with another statement, "You don't have to be lucky if … [Read more...]

Every Day Is Halloween

I Will Tell You #98: Every Day is Halloween It was a dark time, kids. There was an era in history known as The Dark Ages. In the days before comic fans ever dared dream that not one, but several superhero movies would make it to the big screen; and that these films would not only be respectable, but incredible; … [Read more...]

Motor City Comic Con 2014

I Will Tell You #95: Motor City Comic Con 2014 The Motor City Comic Con celebrates its 25th anniversary starting this Friday, May 16, for its annual three-day pop culture convention at its usual home inside the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. For the first time, the show is occupying the entirety … [Read more...]

I WILL TELL YOU #94: C2E2 2014

I Will Tell You #94: C2E2 2014   The fifth annual Chicago Entertainment & Comic Expo (C2E2) opened Friday, April 25 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, occupying the convention center’s south building for the first time after setting up shop in the venue’s other three buildings over the course of the past … [Read more...]

Top Five Reasons to be Thankful For Comics

I Will Tell You #89: Top Five Reasons to be Thankful for Comics As Thanksgiving approaches, we all have many things to be thankful for, although amidst the business of our daily chores and various challenges we face, we don't always realize it. While we scramble trying to cope with the stresses of our jobs, … [Read more...]

Detroit Fanfare Comic Con 2013

I Will Tell You #88: Detroit Fanfare Comic Con 2013 The fourth annual Detroit Fanfare, or Detroit Fanfare Comic Con as it's now officially known, is now underway at the Adoba Hotel Dearborn (formerly the Hyatt Regency) in Dearborn, Michigan. And it's underway a day early by way of the show's first-ever Preview … [Read more...]

Christmas Lights on Halloween, Doo Dah, Doo Dah

I Will Tell You #87: Christmas Lights on Halloween, Doo Dah, Doo Dah A lot of people adorn the outside of their homes with Christmas lights, everyone knows that. And typically, the decorations usually go up in early December, or maybe around Thanksgiving for some of the more eager and anxious Christmas lovers. … [Read more...]

I WILL TELL YOU #85: C2E2 2013

I Will Tell You #85: C2E2 2013   The fourth annual Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is currently taking place at downtown Chicago’s McCormick place convention center this weekend, April 26 – 28. The show features its usual mix of retailers selling comics, trade paperbacks, toys, and other pop … [Read more...]

I WILL TELL YOU #84: The Boys Are Back

I Will Tell You #84: The Boys Are Back Two weeks ago, as you’ll recall, I wrote a piece on what was so wonderful about the onset of spring. If you don't recall and don’t believe me, or do recall and want to relive the wonderment of it all, you can find said piece here. One of those elements that I sang the praises … [Read more...]

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