Perfect Game – JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #200

in the final years of the 1970s, the major comic book companies realized that centennial issues and other similar anniversary issues could be upsized and uppriced and bring in a heck of a lot more money for their respective companies. And so, this was the age where the centennial mega-special was really hatched. And it … Continue reading Perfect Game – JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #200

Blah Blah Blog – Comments

A post from my old Marvel blog regarding the guidelines for reader comments. Still applies here. Thursday, 1:09 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Thursdays are typically busy, with more meetings-per-capita than any other day. So less time for blogging.I saw some concern in the comments section about hecklers … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Comments

BHOC: FANTASTIC FOUR #185

While I was at Heroes World, I took advantage of the rare opportunity to fill in a couple of the holes in my FANTASTIC FOUR collection, including this issue and the next. This finally bridged the gap between the new off-the-racks issues I had been buying and the older ones that had been showing up … Continue reading BHOC: FANTASTIC FOUR #185

EDITORIAL SIMULATION Move 8

DISCLAIMER: All individuals, sales figures, situations and occurrences involved in this editorial simulation are completely fabricated as part of the game, and do not in any way reflect the actual real-world opinions, viewpoints or situations involving any of the creators or titles named. THIS IS A WORK OF FICTION! Welcome back, everybody, to our ongoing … Continue reading EDITORIAL SIMULATION Move 8

Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics Explanation

A post from my Marvel blog of a decade ago clarifying the purpose behind the series on Bad Comics I Had a Hand In, Wednesday, 12:47 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General I think some of you are maybe taking the wrong message from my series of entries on … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics Explanation

BHOC: MARVEL COLLECTORS’ ITEM CLASSICS #6

I don't remember at all what prompted it at this late date, but for some reason my family wound up going to the far-off mall that housed the Heroes World store once again. Possibly my father needed to get something he'd left at his office, which was in the same complex. Or maybe I just … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL COLLECTORS’ ITEM CLASSICS #6

Stop Us If You’ve Read This Before!

One of the things that I've been enjoying over the last couple of months has been the biweekly livestreaming performances by Jim Infantino, the nephew of comic book royalty Carmine Infantino, who had previously fronted the band Jim's Big Ego. (For those who are interested, the recordings of these sessions are archived here: https://www.youtube.com/c/JimsBigEgo/videos ) … Continue reading Stop Us If You’ve Read This Before!

Blah Blah Blog – My Unknown Greats, Part 1

A post from my long defunct Marvel blog of a decade ago talking about comic books that I edited but which flew a bit under the radar. My Unknown Greats pt 1 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General I put out a lot of comic books every month--especially when … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – My Unknown Greats, Part 1

EDITORIAL SIMULATION Move 7

DISCLAIMER: All individuals, sales figures, situations and occurrences involved in this editorial simulation are completely fabricated as part of the game, and do not in any way reflect the actual real-world opinions, viewpoints or situations involving any of the creators or titles named. THIS IS A WORK OF FICTION!Welcome, everyone, to Week Seven of our … Continue reading EDITORIAL SIMULATION Move 7