Comics Released the Month of my Birth in 1970 (Revised)

Comics Released the Month of my Birth in 1970 (Revised)

I was curious about what titles were released during the month of my birth in 1970. There are no iconic covers in this curated selection but it's really fun to see what was on the spinner-racks in my first month on this planet. These are just from the big two, and they focus on the [...]

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

In 1979 I went to see Star Trek the Motion Picture. As a nine year old, I became bored pretty quickly, so I jumped to a different screen and watched Black Hole. As an adult, Star Trek: TMP is by far my favorite of the two films. I don’t regret jumping ship, as it were. [...]

Catching up with the Coming Crisis

   When Arrow first aired, I was there. For every episode, I was there. After the fourth or fifth season we had an on-again-off-again relationship. The plots were hampered by more drama than was necessary, but I guess that is the nature of storytelling now. Instead of ranting about it I chose to just become [...]

One Perfect Panel ~ Star Wars #2

One Perfect Panel ~ Star Wars #2

   This perfect panel is from Star Wars issue #2, page 6, 1977. It was drawn by Howard Chaykin, colored by Steve Leialoha, and lettered by Tom Orzechowski. The issue was edited by Roy Thomas. This one panel conveys as much emotional weight as the original scene with Sir Alec Guinness. The script is slightly [...]

What was Your First Comic Book Series?

What was Your First Comic Book Series?

   To be more detailed, what was your first series that you were aboard on from issue number one? Mini-Series won't count for this one.     After some thought, I thought that The New Teen Titans was my first, but I discovered them in their fourth issue then scrambled to collect the previous three. [...]