Strange Times & Places: Iron Hammer

Welcome back to Strange Times & Places, where we’re jumping into the modern age of Amalgams by looking at one of Marvel’s Infinity Warps, Iron Hammer! How’s It Different? Gosh….For Want of a Royale With Cheese? It’s an alternate present created by the merging of various Marvel characters, with the (appropriately) two issue mini-series filling…

1978 Captain America Hand Puppet

Hey kids, it’s another Fabulous Find!  It’s been a while, so I thought I better pull out something cool this week.  So I’m featuring the 1978 Captain America hand puppet from Imperial Toy Corporation!  Here’s mine, still sealed in it’s plastic with an unpunched header card! I think he’s pretty cool and as Captain America…

Retro Review: Strange Tales # 178

Well when it rains it pours.  First vacation interrupts my column and now computer problems cause a major slow down and eventual fix!  But because of this, I’m running yet another reprint.  But unless you’ve been here from the very beginning of my columns, I doubt you’ve read this one!  So without further ado ……

Marvel Comics finger puppets

Welcome back to another Fabulous Find.  This week I’ve brought out a slightly weird item from my collection.  A Marvel Comics finger puppet!  I only own the Thor finger puppet, but I’ve got my eye out for the other three in the set.  I don’t remember exactly when I bought my Thor, but it was…