UK publisher Panini churned out a bunch of modern digest-sized reprint books that collect a wonderful quantity and variety of Marvel comics, mainly from the 1960s through the 1980s.
Marvel has finally started publishing digests – a few decades too late, but better late than never. The first two, focusing on Spider-man and the Avengers, are reviewed in brief.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks. So I thought I’d take it easy on myself, find a cool comic book questionnaire online & fill that out. Hopefully my answers will be entertaining and/or illuminating.
If a character’s lasted for decades before you got your hands on them, there’s usually a reason for that. And it’s usually because the creators did something — or several somethings — right. So it makes sense to consider exactly what made the character successful in the first place before you translate them to the screen.
We talked about the history of superheroes on TV a couple of weeks ago, and got through the 1960s. Naturally we can’t leave off there, so here’s part 2, covering the ’70s and ’80s. After Batman ended, the networks moved on to other genres. There were a lot of westerns, WWII shows, sitcoms, cop shows, doctor shows, detective shows, and a handful of sci-fi shows, some of which were close enough to superheroes for me.
Travis celebrates a notable comic book hoarder anniversary as he explains how he became a full time comic book geek 25 years ago today.
A follow-up to my previous article Some of the Best superhero Costumes, and Why They Are so Cool! This time around we have some of the best super villain costumes, and why they are so evil, sinister, scary, villainous, heinous, etc.