Lee & Kirby: THE CHARACTER WRITE-UPS OF STAN LEE

I'm fairly certain that I came across these documents at Scott Edelman's blog. In any case, Scott was one of those who found these documents preserved in the back of a drawer in the Marvel offices and hung onto them. Around 1966, as Marvel was beginning to make its first faltering in-roads into other media, … Continue reading Lee & Kirby: THE CHARACTER WRITE-UPS OF STAN LEE

Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics I Bought, Part Two

A post from my decade-old Marvel blog, part of a sequence detailing the early Marvel books that I read that did not make me a fan of the company. Bad Comics I Bought pt. 2 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General So, bringing people up to speed from yesterday: … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Bad Comics I Bought, Part Two

5BC: Five More Times Marvel Referenced DC Characters In Interesting Ways

The fannish desire for a unified field theory of fictional comic book universes is strong, and a fun game to play--especially when considering meetings between characters at rival publishing houses, characters who in all likelihood will never get to interact on the page (or at least not in the way the fans might desire.) Some … Continue reading 5BC: Five More Times Marvel Referenced DC Characters In Interesting Ways

BHOC: MARVEL SPECTACULAR #19

This was the second of the two issues of MARVEL SPECTACULAR I picked up from my drugstore's Big Bin of Slightly Older Comics when I went looking for more Thor adventures, and it was the Thor story that I enjoyed the most up to this point--largely, I expect, because the antagonist wasn't some Asgardian god … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL SPECTACULAR #19

BHOC: MARVEL SPECTACULAR #18

Now that I had begun to buy THOR regularly, the next time I was in our local drugstore I took the opportunity to go digging around in their Big Bin of Slightly-Older Comics for any THOR releases. I didn't come up with any issues of the eponymous title, but I did find what turned out … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL SPECTACULAR #18