Because he was such a popular and influential comic book creator, most everything that Alan Moore wrote for mainstream publishers has been reprinted and in virtually continuous print since he first started writing in the very late 1970s. But occasionally, there's a little bit of something that's been overlooked--partly because it appeared in an oddball … Continue reading Forgotten Masterpiece: THE DAREDEVILS #8
It was back to my local 7-11 on Thursday for that week's new comic book releases--I had worked out over the summer that new books came out on Thursdays, so I never missed a trip to the 7-11 after school on that day. And this week, a new issue of DAREDEVIL was waiting for me. … Continue reading BHOC: DAREDEVIL #152
This is the single greatest issue of SUPERMAN ever put together in the character's 80 year history. Closer to home, it's the special Anniversary issue that I'm always jockeying against in my own mind when it comes to put together a book of this sort for the Marvel characters. Of course, I fail to clear … Continue reading Perfect Game – SUPERMAN #400
I bought this issue of DAREDEVIL out of the local drugstore's Big Bin of Out of Date Comics, a place that I was visiting with increasing regularity. I had previously seen the following issue, #143, in the bin as well, but when I went back for this one, all copies of #143 were gone, so … Continue reading BHOC: DAREDEVIL #142
The final issue of Steven Grant, Steve Gerber and Frank Miller's 1988 freelancer newsletter.
The seventh issue of Steve Gerber, Steven Grant and Frank Miller's short-lived freelancer newsletter.
A post from my old and now gone Marvel blog about the never-published MARVEL RETREAD FUNNIES #1 Marvel Mystery Comics number one April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Today's entry comes to us from Mike Carlin via Steve Wacker, and is one of the "Marvel Mystery Comics": comics that Marvel produced, but … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Marvel Mystery Comics #1
The sixth issue of the freelancer newsletter published by Steve Gerber, Steven Grant and Frank Miller in 1988.
Attempts to tap into the Marvel style weren't limited to only the 1960s. One of the most blatant attempts happened in the 1970s, and represented a tragedy of unfulfilled potential. In 1974, after he had sold Marvel and thereafter his son Chip had been pushed out of the company in favor of Stan Lee, Marvel … Continue reading Brand Echh – The Destructor #1
I had fallen into becoming a regular reader of DAREDEVIL based on the two previous issues of the title and the stories reprinted in SON OF ORIGINS OF MARVEL COMICS, so when this new issue arrived at my local 7-11, I snatched it up unhesitatingly. At the time, DAREDEVIL was a title in transition, though … Continue reading BHOC: DAREDEVIL #151