What goes around comes around, and when it comes to the often-fannishly-induced game of dropping in references benign or malicious to a competitor's characters, there isn't any company who is entirely blameless in this endeavor. Here then are five times Marvel referenced DC characters in interesting fashion. ADVENTURE INTO FEAR #17 - Steve Gerber was … Continue reading 5BC: Five Times Marvel Referenced DC Characters In Interesting Ways
I bought this issue of CAPTAIN AMERICA on my regular weekly trip to the 7-11 on New Comics Thursday, as I had the previous two issues. As we'll see, this was a bit of a patchwork issue, the result of pages not being completed in time for the prior one. Marvel was having shipping difficulties … Continue reading BHOC: CAPTAIN AMERICA #221
Comic books for years were considered a juvenile medium, and that sensibility often extended to the behavior of the practitioners in the field. Like those who work in any other industries, not all comic book creators get along, and on occasion some of them have felt the need to take their aggression out in public, … Continue reading 5BC: Five Mean Caricatures of Comic Book Creators
I wasn't ever really a big fan of DEFENDERS. Oh, I bought it dutifully for literally years, but it was never a top title in my firmament--and often, I was continuing to buy it out of rote more than any particular love for it. This is due to the fact that, despite the fact that … Continue reading BHOC: DEFENDERS #48
I'm pretty sure that this issue of MISTER MIRACLE was bought for my brother Ken while on a trip to our grandparents' house one weekend. It was another small exposure for me of the Jack Kirby Fourth World mythos. But for all that it's a pretty great comic by a top-flight creative team, it did … Continue reading BHOC: MISTER MIRACLE #23
I bought this issue of DEFENDERS from out of the local drugstore's Big Bin of Slightly Out-Of-Date Comics, one of my usual haunts for picking up books and the closest thing I had to a ready source of back issues in 1977. I can't say what drew me to in in particular, apart from simply … Continue reading BHOC: DEFENDERS #30
A post from my old Marvel blog about the short-lived NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET black and white magazine. Thursday, 9:28 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Today's Bad Comic I Was Associated With wasn't really all that bad at all--yet the series lasted only two issues.In the late 1980s, … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics I Was Associated With
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.
The sixth issue of the freelancer newsletter published by Steve Gerber, Steven Grant and Frank Miller in 1988.