Comics in the Wild 7

I just ran across a bunch more of these, so here's another batch of photographs from the past either showcasing comic books on sale in their native time or else old comics being read by the audience of their era. Yes, that genuinely is DETECTIVE COMICS #27, the first appearance of Batman, in this magazine … Continue reading Comics in the Wild 7

Your Comics Code at Work: LOVE SECRETS #48

Here's a post that you can credit (or blame) entirely to Mark Waid. Mark sent me these two old Quality Comics releases with instructions to read a particular story inside each one. And now I'll share that story with all of you--another example of how the Comics Code of America was protecting the corruptible youth … Continue reading Your Comics Code at Work: LOVE SECRETS #48

Blah Blah Blog – Post-Retreat

A post from my old Marvel blog reporting back after one of our frequent Marvel creative summits. (The photo below isn't from the Retreat being talked about, but a much later one--best I could lay hands on.) Post-Retreat April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General So our creative summit ended … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Post-Retreat

Great Covers: Marvel Around The World 5

It's been a while since we looked at some international covers for assorted Marvel masterworks of the past. So here are a bunch more--interesting in how the material was localized. One of the first places that Marvel material appeared in the United Kingdom during the 1960s was in the pages of the weekly comic book … Continue reading Great Covers: Marvel Around The World 5

Blah Blah Blog – Viewer Mail

Another post from my old Marvel blog in which I answer some more questions from the readership. Viewer Mail April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Another week begins, and I'm fresh out of ideas for topics. So let's go to the mailbags and see if we can't make do … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Viewer Mail