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 [...]

How To Draw Comics The Marvel Way

How to Draw Comics the Marvel Way is a book by Stan Lee and John Buscema. This book walks you, the aspiring comic book artist, through the process of how to draw and create comic books. John Buscema illustrated the artwork, with plenty of Jack Kirby examples included as well. The first edition was published [...]

Casually Comics for Comic Book Conversations

As of the time of this blog post Sasha is just about my favorite Comic Book Reviewer on YouTube. Her wit and insights are fun and informative and I am here for it all. Being an old man in the comics realm, who is pretty knowledgeable about pre Y2K comics, I find that I have [...]

Action Comics No. 434

Dentistry Action Comics: I revel in goofy comic book covers from bygone eras. Don't be like Superman... don't forget to floss, kids!

Golden Age Black Cat Nagel Style

The Golden Age Black Cat. Playing with a Patrick Nagel pose for practice.