For some reason, my family wound up going to the South Shore Mall, which was a bit of a distance from where we lived. I don't quite know what store they had in that Mall that drove my parents to need to go there, but we would do so semi-regularly for the next couple of … Continue reading BHOC: X-MEN #111
I know that I bought this issue of MARVEL PREMIERE from out of my local drugstore's Bib Bin of Should Have Been Pulped Slightly Older Comics, but I really have no idea after all this time why I picked up this book. I wasn't really interested in all of the assorted monster titles that Marvel … Continue reading BHOC: MARVEL PREMIERE #27
Another book I got out of a 3-Bag during this time. I had only just started reading THOR and I was still on the fence about it. In part, this was because, during the 1970s, while it carried some of the trappings of a super hero title, THOR was being skewed to appeal to the … Continue reading BHOC: THOR #256
Bought this issue of X-MEN most likely at the same time as I got yesterday's INVADERS issue, at my regular source for new comic books, the 7-11. Every issue of X-MEN in these days was a discovery, as the cast had changed so completely from the team that I had met in SON OF ORIGINS … Continue reading BHOC: UNCANNY X-MEN #110
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
I bought this issue of FANTASTIC FOUR on the Tuesday it came out from my local 7-11. Unfortunately, it represents a bit of a nadir in terms of the quality of the title during this period. Regular penciler George Perez was going through some personal crises at the time, and had blown his deadline on … Continue reading BHOC: FANTASTIC FOUR #190
The Grand Comics Database credits this FALLING IN LOVE cover to Tony DeZuniga, but they’re not certain of the attribution. Regardless, it’s very much of its era, with good use of design and color.