Brand Echh: John Targitt…Man-Stalker #2

Here's another example of the wasted potential of the short-lived ATLAS COMICS line of the mid-1970s and how they unsuccessfully attempted to compete with Marvel Comics head-to-head, in the worst way possible. As we've talked about before, ATLAS was founded by Martin Goodman and his son Chip following the latter's ouster from Marvel. When Martin … Continue reading Brand Echh: John Targitt…Man-Stalker #2

Brand Echh: The Scorpion #3 and the Marvelization of Atlas Comics

The short mid-1970s history of Atlas Comics represents one of the great missed opportunities in the history of comics. For a brief, shining second, it seemed as though there would be another mainstream publisher in the field, one that would challenge Marvel and DC for supremacy in the marketplace and create greater competition, and by … Continue reading Brand Echh: The Scorpion #3 and the Marvelization of Atlas Comics