Blah Blah Blog – Breaking In, Breaking Out

A post from my old Marvel blog about breaking into the industry. Breaking In, Breaking Out June 26, 2009 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General One of the questions that anybody in comics hears again and again from folks on the outside is "How do you break into the business? What's the … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Breaking In, Breaking Out

Brand Echh – Herbie #14

One of the most memorable and idiosyncratic characters of the silver age of comics was Herbie Popnecker. Herbie started out as the star of a single one-off mystery/supernatural story, but proved so popular with the readership of the American Comics Group that he was brought back time and time again, and eventually gained his own … Continue reading Brand Echh – Herbie #14

Blah Blah Blog – The Currency of Ideas

A blog post from my old Marvel blog about the difference in value between a basic idea and the eventual execution of that idea. The Currency of Ideas May 4, 2009 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General You hear about it all the time as you speak to people at conventions, or … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – The Currency of Ideas

BHOC: SGT FURY #130

My brother was still reading the occasional war comic during this period, and so there were a few issues of SGT FURY that he bought which eventually wound up with me. This one came from the drugstore's Big Bin of Slightly Older Comics, and was the oldest issue we'd find for a while. Fortunes had … Continue reading BHOC: SGT FURY #130