5BC: Five More Times Marvel Referenced DC Characters In Interesting Ways

The fannish desire for a unified field theory of fictional comic book universes is strong, and a fun game to play--especially when considering meetings between characters at rival publishing houses, characters who in all likelihood will never get to interact on the page (or at least not in the way the fans might desire.) Some … Continue reading 5BC: Five More Times Marvel Referenced DC Characters In Interesting Ways

BHOC: MARVEL TRIPLE ACTION #17

Here is yet another comic that I got in trade with my boyhood pal Donald Sims, a reprint of one of the best issues of the period. And the thing that made it one of the best issues was the inking of John Romita. This was John's first assignment back at Marvel--he had told editor … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL TRIPLE ACTION #17

Blah Blah Blog – A Hot Pick and a Review

A post from my long-ago Marvel blog in which I react to the first Avengers novel and plus some issues that are about to see print. A Hot Pick and a Review April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General On a lighter note, after revisiting the 1968 novel CAPTAIN AMERICA: … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – A Hot Pick and a Review

Blah Blah Blog – What An Inker Does

An old entry from my Marvel blog of the 2000s concerning the role played by the inker. What an Inker does April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General People often ask what an inker does. Back in the days before comic book credits became so complete, most people assumed that … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – What An Inker Does

Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics I Wrote: AVENGERS #383

A post from my long-ago Marvel blog, the start of a series on bad comic book stories I had written. Bad Comics I Wrote: Avengers #383 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Appearing for this week only, it's time to delve into the musty past for more stories of … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics I Wrote: AVENGERS #383