BHOC: STAR WARS #9

STAR WARS #9 was the third issue contained in that specialty 3-Bag of plastic-wrapped comics that was bought for my brother, who had become a big fan of the film and its characters. We've spoken already about how voracious demand was for these early STAR WARS books in a time when there really wasn't any … Continue reading BHOC: STAR WARS #9

Blah Blah Blog – Lunch with Colan

A post from my ancient Marvel blog concerning artist Gene Colan coming into the offices for lunch. Lunch with Colan April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Secret plans were hatched around the Marvel offices yesterday to take me out for a special birthday lunch--but I snafued them completely and … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Lunch with Colan

5BC: Five More Times Marvel Self-Mythologized

As assorted readers pointed out, there were a lot more instances of creators at both Marvel and DC including themselves as characters in the stories that they produced than I covered in the prior two pieces about Self-Mythologizing. And so, since this is a concept that seems to have attracted some audience interest, here then … Continue reading 5BC: Five More Times Marvel Self-Mythologized

Blah Blah Blog – Mark Gruenwald Memorial

A post from my ancient Marvel blog concerning a tribute to the late Marvel executive editor Mark Gruenwald held at MoCCA. Tuesday, 4:00 April 28, 2007 | 1:00 AM | By Tom_Brevoort | In General Sick at home today, trying to recuperate from whatever bug I picked up while traveling. But while it was fresh … Continue reading Blah Blah Blog – Mark Gruenwald Memorial