A really nice job of disguising a super hero comic as a horror comic. This was Cap’s last Golden Age appearance.
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!
In the mid-1980s I was introduced to Japanese live action sentai super hero series by my friend Frank Strom, who was already an avid follower of the genre. I tended to gravitate more to the single hero programs such as Space Sheriff Shaider or Metaldar than the team shows. And the best such show of … Continue reading KAMEN RIDER BLACK
It’s hard to know for sure, but I suspect that the first super hero that I followed with any regularity wasn’t Superman or Batman or the Flash–it was Underdog.Produced in 1964 by a portion of the team that worked on Rocky & Bullwinkle as well as a number of cereal commercials, Underdog was a surprisingly … Continue reading Underdog
https://player.vimeo.com/video/16162937?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0When I was 14 years old, my father’s job forced us to relocate the family from suburban Long Island to an underdeveloped community in Delaware. This was a massive change for me–not only was I coming into my first year of high school with a change of schools after three months, but I also lost … Continue reading STAR BLAZERS