More On Color Separations – AVENGERS #10 and FANTASTIC FOUR #110

As a brief follow-up to the earlier post concerning the 3M cover proof, I've got a pair of examples to show here that may make understanding how the three primary colors were mixed to make the 64 available colors for printing back in the 1960s and 1970s. Here, I've got two examples where, for a … Continue reading More On Color Separations – AVENGERS #10 and FANTASTIC FOUR #110

Blah Blah Blog – Fighting Over The Toys

A post from my decade-old Marvel blog concerning how we coordinated character appearances across different titles. Fighting Over The Toys October 5, 2009 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Spent a bit too much of my time today dealing with a tempest-in-a-teapot involving multiple creators all wanting to use the same characters, … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Fighting Over The Toys

BHOC: SUPERMAN #296 & 297

Still working through my first visit to a comic book shop, that being the Heroes World in Levittown. I also made it a point to pick up a number of more recent books--they were more affordable, so I could walk out with more. Among what I purchased were these two issues of SUPERMAN, the first … Continue reading BHOC: SUPERMAN #296 & 297

Brand Echh – Spyman #1

This one really should have been the blockbuster that Stan Lee and Martin Goodman feared that Harvey was going to produce with Joe Simon heading up their attempt to jump onto the super hero bandwagon in 1966. Spyman was the brainchild of future Marvel superstar Jim Steranko. But apart from the odd spot illustration (such … Continue reading Brand Echh – Spyman #1

Blah Blah Blog – Owner's Manual

A post from my old Marvel blog containing an instruction memo written by my former assistant editor Gregg Schigiel to his successor. Owner's Manual August 14, 2009 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General People have asked in the past just what it is that an Assistant Editor does. So when I came … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Owner's Manual