BHOC: MARVEL PRESENTS #9

I've spoken before about my snobbishness when it came to comic books that didn't feature super heroes. As a young reader, my tastes were extremely narrow. I was in the game for super hero stories--not for westerns, or war stories, or suspense tales, or science fiction, or barbarian adventures or romance comics or monsters of … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL PRESENTS #9

5BC: Five Comics That Almost Got Me Fired

This is a bit of a break from our usual fare here, more in keeping with the Blah Blah Blog segments that I repost from my old Marvel blog that were relevant to my work situation. But I typically refrain from talking about that kind of thing here, as it seems somehow immodest and self-serving … Continue reading 5BC: Five Comics That Almost Got Me Fired

BHOC: HOWARD THE DUCK #18

This was another comic book that I got rather than bought--another "extra" in one of those plastic-wrapped bundled of coverless comic books that my local drug store had begun to sell. I bought the bundle in question for other books, but this one came along with them, and thus it was mine. And to be … Continue reading BHOC: HOWARD THE DUCK #18

BHOC: DEFENDERS #46

This is another comic book that I bought back in the day whose cover is largely unfamiliar to me. And that's because this was another book that I got in one of those clear plastic-wrapped bundles of coverless comics that were by this point being sold by my local drugstore in lieu of their earlier … Continue reading BHOC: DEFENDERS #46

Brand Echh: Destroyer Duck #1

DESTROYER DUCK #1 was a stopping point in a much larger saga, one that I'll recount the broad strokes of momentarily. It was also a benefit book published by Eclipse, work on which was provided free by all of the contributors in support of the underlying cause of the book in the first place. It … Continue reading Brand Echh: Destroyer Duck #1