DAREDEVIL was one of the more popular series that ran in the Golden Age of Comics. It started out as a typical super hero title, but took on a different flavor with the introduction of the Little Wise Guys in issue #13. The Wise Guys were a group of young kids who would help Daredevil … Continue reading The Last Daredevil Story
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
Another issue of SGT FURY that my younger brother Ken bought out of the drugstore's Big Bin of Slightly Older Comic Books, likely at the same time he got yesterday's issue. The series had a more attractive logo by this point, but I must confess that, in this era of reprint titles and with SGT … Continue reading BHOC: SGT FURY #138
The second issue of Steve Gerber, Steven Grant and Frank Miller's muckraking freelancer newsletter from 1988.
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
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
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