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Category Archives: What I Miss About Comics
Even the grade school boys at which this ad was squarely aimed knew this was too good to be true.
Back in the ’70s while my parents shopped for clothes and boring stuff, my younger brother and I were left to our own devices wandering the toy and record sections of the department stores that anchored the shopping malls. Invariably … Continue reading
Is it the mod haircut, the happening turtleneck or the aloof attitude?
I chuckle at how crude the ads were in comic books with their utter lack of finesse and marketing acumen, but when I think about it, I realize that these advertisers didn’t have to rely on focus groups or demographics. … Continue reading
If the boot doesn’t fit, you must…oh, never mind.
With the remakes and reboots of Planet of the Apes that have been playing out in cinemas in recent years I’m surprised nobody has decided to put these swinging medallions back on the market.
Back when I was pondering what I wanted to do with my life, the fast growing/big money world of van customization beckoned to me like a siren singing a sweet song from the rocks.
Last week I had showed you delightful readers Alex Ross’ version of a female Thor from the late 1990s. As it turns out, a few years before that another woman wielded Mjolnir! And who was that lady with the impossibly … Continue reading
Is it just me or is Marvel Comics suffering from short-term memory loss?Thor, Goddess of Thunder was in Marvel Comics Earth X series about 15 years ago.
He’s BIG! He’s FEARSOME! But best of all — he’s fun?
The Finger Factory? Was it a cottage industry or was there a brick and mortar building where workers punched a time clock to crank out life-like severed fingers?
Sorry. I can’t resist a pun, and I’ve been itching to use this since the late 1970s.
…as if the intricacies of movement were as byzantine as a minuet.