Cover dated, January 1984, from D C Comics, this week’s RETRO REVIEW is The New Teen Titans # 38. The book is written by Marv Wolfman, pencilled by George Perez, and inked by Romeo Tanghal. The cover also features George Perez artwork, though not his best in my opinion, showing a trenchcoat wearing Robin searching…Details
In this episode: What a jackass! Late birthday cake! Pete’s swinging Mjolnir, Thor’s hammer! How many times can we say the word “cool” in 60 seconds? Mullins puts some great stuff out in the showcase! Comics auction is May 24th, and here’s proxibid.com! Hasni Mubarak is impressed.
For over two decades, Motor City Conventions pretty much had the metro Detroit comic / pop culture convention circuit to themselves, putting on the Motor City Comic Con, the only such large scale convention every spring, and for many of those years, also in the fall. That dynamic changed last year with the launch of…Details
From Marvel Comics, cover dated November 1980, is the first Moon Knight # 1. The character debuted five years previously in Werewolf by Night # 32 and # 33, in a story written by Doug Moench and drawn by Don Perlin during August 1975. The character proved popular with Marvel readers, and soon also guest-starred…Details
It’s late! I blame the Earth’s orbit around the sun for not taking slightly longer. In this episode: Stan and Dolores! The Psychic Collector’s Network beams news directly to your brain! Free Comic Book Day followup! Green Lantern! Thor movie: Discuss! Our investigation leads us to a seedy nightclub in Cairo! Next comics auction is…Details
Last week, I thought I had finished my say regarding the topic of digital comics, and here I was all set to take a week off, but sure enough, I thought of a couple of footnotes. Like what, you’re dying to know? I will tell you, and you can’t stop me. In IWTY #22, I…Details
Welcome to another edition of RETRO REVIEW. This week I’ll be talking about DC Comics’ Camelot 3000, cover dated December 1982. This is the first of twelve issues, in what was DC Comics’ first Maxi-Series! Nope, not a little three or four issue mini-series. No sir, this was going to be a whopping…Details
In this Back to the Past Special Report, Superman: Friend or Foe, we host 3 different opinions on Superman renouncing his US citizenship. What do YOU think?
Weekly madness from Back to the Past for May 2nd! What is Mullins running from? End of an era this week. DC holds the line at $21.00? Superman renounces his US citizenship. Free Comic Book Day is this Saturday! Ask for our posters book! eBay Spring Spectacular II is underway! Next auction is May 24th!…Details
Last week, as you’ll remember, I spoke of some of the early missteps made by publishers looking to enter the digital comics market, citing how that many either used new tools like flash animation and special effects to simply create multimedia digital versions of print comics, or unwittingly moved away from what comics were and…Details
Welcome back to this week’s installment of Greg Turner’s RETRO REVIEW, and this week we’ll be looking at Iron Man # 55, from Marvel Comics, with a cover date of February 1973. The cover features Iron Man in battle with two creatures, billed as The Blood Brothers, and a third figure who is crashing through…Details
In this episode of video awesomeness… Found: Key ring. Juvenile giggling commences. Pete wants payback on a favor. Who’s Gretchen Kelly? Auction went great, here’s a few ways we’re improving the next one! Don’t forget your guesses about that roll of film, it’s $20.00 worth of your time! Mullins ponders M&M’s. FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!…Details