A post from my long-gone Marvel blog of a decade ago concerning Mark Waid and Mike Wieringo's first issue of FANTASTIC FOUR Good Comics pt 2 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General I've name-checked Mark Waid a couple times in this blog over the past few weeks, because we … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Good Comics Part Two
This issue of SUPERMAN FAMILY introduced one of my legitimately favorite obscure and forgotten DC heroes, so it's a noteworthy release to me. But we'll get to that in a little while. It's got a very nice, dynamic Jose Luis Garcia Lopez cover as well--JLGL was making some waves with is work in fandom circles, … Continue reading BHOC: SUPERMAN FAMILY #188
That title's a bit of a mouthful, isn't it? This fourth episode this season is a solid entry. In terms of its structure, its pacing and its form, it resembles nothing so much as a Russell T Davies-era outing. Which, I think, is a good thing. For a change, the Doctor is active throughout, confident … Continue reading Doctor Who: Nikola Tesla's Night of Terror
This unassuming issue of BETTY AND VERONICA from 1962 contains within its pages the greatest Betty and Veronica story ever produced! You literally do not need to read a single additional story after this one--it sums up the extremes of the relationships perfectly. A true lost classic! The Grand Comics Database credits this story to … Continue reading The Greatest Betty and Veronica Story Ever Told!
A post from my old Marvel blog concerning my own personal history. Sadly, I don't still have easy access to all of the art that's referenced here. My So-Called Career pt 4 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Day four of the ongoing saga of my early days at … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – My So-Called Career In Comics Part Four
I bought this issue of SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS at my local 7-11, and it was another comic book which my household ended up with multiple copies of--though in this case, for a different reason. I would have a birthday in about a month's time, and as a gift my friend and classmate Don Sims … Continue reading BHOC: SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER-VILLAINS #13
This is cartoonist Jules Feiffer's nostalgic article about his experiences as a reader and an apprentice during the Golden Age of Comics which was later republished along with a bevy of classic comic book stories as the perennial reprint collection of the 1960s and 1970s--the first such book to reprint old comic book stories.