Your Comics Code at Work: ASTONISHING #50

Saw this one over at the very fine blog and I thought it was worth showing to a wider audience. On the right is the cover to ASTONISHING #50, published by Timely/Atlas/Marvel in 1956. And on the left is its UK reprinting in Alan Class's CREEPY WORLDS--except there, they shot from the uncorrected original … Continue reading Your Comics Code at Work: ASTONISHING #50

Blah Blah Blog – REBORN Skinny

A post from my old Marvel blog concerning why CAPTAIN AMERICA: REBORN expanded from 5 to 6 issues and why consequently other stories that took place after its conclusion were going to be coming out first. REBORN Skinny January 5, 2010 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General There still seems to be … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – REBORN Skinny

Brand Echh – Fly Man #38

Hey, it's been a while since we last dropped in on my favorite of the Archie/Mighty Comics heroes, the hen-pecked Web. So let's see what he's been up to. As with the previous installments--and, really, all of the various Mighty Comics releases--the story is a painful rip-off attempting to channel the Marvel style of the … Continue reading Brand Echh – Fly Man #38


Continuing to go through the comics I bought during my first trip to my very first comic book store, the Heroes World outlet in Levittown, I also grabbed up these three consecutive issues of MARVEL'S GREATEST COMICS. These were the rest of the story begin in issue #66, which I'd previously bought and represented good … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL'S GREATEST COMICS #67, 68 & 69