Forgotten Masterpiece: AMERICA’S GREATEST COMICS #8

As we've mentioned in previous postings on this subject, while Fawcett Comics never pulled together a regular equivalent of the Justice Society of America for its assorted costumed champions (apart from the Marvel Family, who headlined their own group title), the outfit had no hesitation for having them meet and team up with one another … Continue reading Forgotten Masterpiece: AMERICA’S GREATEST COMICS #8


This issue of MARVEL COLLECTORS' ITEM CLASSICS was another book that I bought on that night after I'd worked all day at my father's office. It was an issue that I picked up for the most important reason possible: it was priced more cheaply than other issues that were there, thus allowing my money to … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL COLLECTORS’ ITEM CLASSICS #17

Blah Blah Blog – Ten Years Ago This Month (Then)

A pair of posts from my Marvel blog of more than a decade ago, talking about the titles I had edited ten years previous to that time. Yeah, it's confusing. Ten Years Ago This Month February 5, 2009 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Got time to pound out a quick blog … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Ten Years Ago This Month (Then)

New Mission Statement!

I’ve been reading comics now for some 43 years. Some I’ve liked, some I’ve hated, and some I’ve helped to make.Recently, in looking around for a new approach to these Tumblr pages that would be interesting to me, I started thinking about how I first got into comics and started reading them–the earliest comics that … Continue reading New Mission Statement!

Excellent write up on Kamen Rider Black, but just one thing. It’s not a “Sentai series”. Sentai is for groups, most notably the Super Sentai in its various forms. The word itself means squadron, task force, and so on. So you wouldn’t apply it to Black. Henshin Hero is sometimes used for those solo characters who “henshin”, transform. Or even just “tokusatsu”, special effects, which is the overall genre for shows like Black, Super Sentai and co.

New Mission Statement

Okay, so I’ve been thinking about writing a little bit about a wide variety of subjects that influenced me while growing up, beyond just individual comics (although including them as well). And this wold seem to be the appropriate place for such recollections. So moving forward, this will be the place where I’ll be waxing … Continue reading New Mission Statement