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

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

Blah Blah Blog – Invasion Planning

A post from my old Marvel bog concerning the development of the SECRET INVASION crossover. Invasion Planning July 7, 2009 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General As I like to do from time to time, here's a bit of the behind-the-scenes planning for the SECRET INVASION crossover, now that sufficient time has … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Invasion Planning

BHOC: OFFICIAL MARVEL INDEX #4

We have reached a seminal moment in my development as a comic book reader. That Friday, my father told me about a new store that he'd head about--he pointedly didn't tell me that it was opening in the same mall where the branch of the Chase Manhattan Bank he was stationed at was located, which … Continue reading BHOC: OFFICIAL MARVEL INDEX #4

Blah Blah Blog – G-Day 2009

A post from my old Marvel blog on Mark Gruenwald on the anniversary of his passing. That date, August 12th, has in more recent years become known as M-Day, as in later years both artist Mike Wieringo and legendary creator Joe Kubert also happened to pass on that date. G-Day 2009 August 11, 2009 | … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – G-Day 2009

Blah Blah Blog – Breaking In, Breaking Out

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

Blah Blah Blog – The Currency of Ideas

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