Doctor Who: Fugitive of the Judoon — More Thoughts

So, a day later and like seemingly everybody else, I have a few follow-up thoughts concerning last night's DOCTOR WHO. Time was, I used t be pretty good at predicting were plotlines were going, though of late I've been flummoxed more and more often. So these assorted conjectures will either look brilliant or asinine in … Continue reading Doctor Who: Fugitive of the Judoon — More Thoughts

Doctor Who: Fugitive of the Judoon

Based on the fact that showrunner Chris Chibnall had taken a co-writing credit on this episode, I had assumed going in that we were going to get some more of the architecture of the season-long arc story in tonight's episode, and I was braced for that. The timing seemed to be about right as well--you … Continue reading Doctor Who: Fugitive of the Judoon

Brand Echh – Sick #123 – Ego-Man

In 1978, presumably because Stan Lee had begun to break through into the mainstream with his comic book huckster routine, writer Arnold Drake created the running character Ego-Man in the pages of SICK magazine, then published by Charlton. It was anything but a loving parody of the field and those in it, in particular Stan, … Continue reading Brand Echh – Sick #123 – Ego-Man


I bought this comic in a non-regular venue for me while on a shopping trip with my family to a supermarket some distance from our home. I bought it both because I was reading SUPER-TEAM FAMILY regularly and because the Flash, still my favorite super hero, was headlining in it. This would be my first … Continue reading BHOC: SUPER-TEAM FAMILY #15

Brand Echh – Charlton Premiere #1

For whatever reason, while they would dabble with the genre from time to time, Charlton never quite took the leap into publishing super hero comics on a full-time basis. They seemed content to fill their racks with war, mystery, western, hot rod, romance and even comedy books. But super heroes were an ill-fit for them, … Continue reading Brand Echh – Charlton Premiere #1

Blah Blah Blog – Looking Back At The Good

A post from my old Marvel blog concerning good comics I worked on, in this instance SPIDER-BOY #1 Looking Back on the Good April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Starting off the week with the first of our profile of Good Comics I Had a Hand In, to see … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Looking Back At The Good