My First New Teen Titans Comic

The New Teen Titans No. Four My first New Teen Titans comic was issue number four from 1981. The fabulous confrontational cover reeled me in, the story set the hook... I was caught. Wolfman and Perez were a power-couple in the world of story weavers, they had me coming back for years. I quickly sought [...]

Super7 Shogun Godzilla

View on Entertainment Earth One of my favorite toys of the late 1970s has to be Mattel's Shogun Warriors' Godzilla. It was one of my only brand-new Shoguns, that I didn't either trade for of purchase second hand at a yard sale. The price point of a decent condition was prohibitive to my purchasing one [...]

That Moment when I became a Comic Book Collector

Back in 1978-79 my Mum surprised me with two subscriptions to Marvel comics. One was for the Amazing Spider-Man and the other was for the Incredible Hulk.  My first issues were Spider-Man #212, the first appearance of Hydro-Man , and Hulk #254, the first appearance of the U-Foes. I remember these issues vividly. Now years before this epic moment in my life, well it seemed [...]

Super7’s SilverHawks ULTIMATES! Now Soaring!

The latest addition to the Super7 ULTIMATES! lineup comes straight out of the Galaxy of Limbo! The first wave of SilverHawks ULTIMATES! figures includes their leader, Quicksilver, and the intelligent and extremely strong Steelheart, as well as the villainous mob boss Mon*Star and his robot henchman Buzz-Saw! These cartoon-accurate, made-to-order, highly articulated, deluxe action figures [...]

Marvel’s New Universe, Innovative or Fail?

Spoiler: It FAILED. Remember when Marvel's New Universe was the coolest thing on the spinner racks back in the day? Yeah, me neither. Sure, bagging on the MNU is low-hanging fruit, and there may actually be fans of this imprint, I am not among them... yet I don't go out of my way to hate [...]