Personal Best: FANTASTIC FOUR #60

As anybody who knows me knows, my favorite Marvel comic book is FANTASTIC FOUR. It was my entranceway into the Marvel Universe in the first place, and it and its characters remained close to my heart. Once I became a full-fledged editor, I made it very clear to people that the next time there was … Continue reading Personal Best: FANTASTIC FOUR #60

Blah Blah Blog – My Unknown Greats, Part 1

A post from my long defunct Marvel blog of a decade ago talking about comic books that I edited but which flew a bit under the radar. My Unknown Greats pt 1 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General I put out a lot of comic books every month--especially when … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – My Unknown Greats, Part 1

The Purpose of Super Heroes

I've been thinking about this for a while now, pointed in this direction by having watched TOKUSATSU GAGAGA, where they make this sentiment overt: what is the purpose of super hero stories? On the surface, it would seem to be obvious. Like any other story, the primary purpose is to entertain. But with super hero … Continue reading The Purpose of Super Heroes