Re-Listening to Plaid Stallions “Robots” podcast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkFdDahEU_U. For my lists, i really wanted to pick some different robots. I agreed with most of the choices, but not all. So, without further ado, here is my list. My top 3 are: K-9 (Doctor Who), Gonk (Star Wars: … Continue reading My Top 3 [x 2] Robots, Bottom 3, & 3 In Between
Back in the mid 2000’s, I came up with the concept of a character who handed down the mantle of his identity. The first learned about two legendary heroes, one from Middle Ages France, the other from Feudal Japan. … Continue reading Legacy Hero: Ranger Zero
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 … Continue reading One Perfect Panel ~ Star Wars #2
When I first heard of Digital comics my first thought was “Hey, that ‘s pretty cool, but it will never replace the same feel of actually holding the book in your hands and reading it.” That was then and … Continue reading Comic Book Collecting: Going Greener with Digital
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, … Continue reading What was Your First Comic Book Series?
Source: Superman and His Incredible Fortress of Solitude – DC Special Series large format comic #26 (1981) This issue of DC Special Series is a treat. Head over to “A Superman Collector in Hawaii” to read his entry on … Continue reading Superman and His Incredible Fortress of Solitude
I was browsing YouTube for something different and I ran across ItsSuperEffective‘s channel. This guy has some crazy awesome anime hair, and will school you on just about anything comics related. Above is a video of a, near 25 minute, … Continue reading The History of Dick Grayson
I love this man’s art. Ever since I discovered the X-Men, thanks to Tony, I have been enamored by John’s style. He has so much flavor in his designs. His style is the first name that I came to recognise behind the curtain, as it were. Well him and Stan Lee. When John went to the Fantastic Four, I was ALL IN. His art was complemented by his writing. Later he moved to Wonder Woman as a worth successor to George Pérez.
When “Man of Steel” came out, I didn’t even notice that he tweaked Kal-El’s origin. I was blown away by the aesthetic and scope of the story. Please enjoy, John regaling us with tales of his own take on Clark, and Lois.
Click through here to get to the original “Man of Steel” Mini-Series on Comixology: https://www.comixology.com/Superman-The-Man-of-Steel/comics-story-arc/689
In one week Action Comics will be hitting issue 1,000! One thousand issues, wow. Now in 2012, someone at DC comics thought it would be a grand idea to restart the numbering at 1. I think if they just … Continue reading Action Comics #1000!