The Uncanny X-Men by John Byrne and Chris Claremont is one of the most influential and acclaimed comic book runs in history. It features iconic stories, characters, and themes that have shaped the X-Men franchise for decades. In this article, I will explore some of the highlights of this legendary run and why it still […]
Playing around with some of my digital art and the old “Hey Kids Comics” verbiage from the old comic book spinner racks of yesteryear.
MARVEL’S FIRST MUTANTS REUNITE IN THE ORIGINAL X-MEN SPECIAL
First, a bit of site business: for 446 consecutive days, I’ve posted here on my blog. Sometimes more than once a day. As of today, or tomorrow to be more specific, I will be a bit more random with my posts. I haven’t seen any significant boost from my extra work. However, I have improved […]
Way back in the olden times of the 1980s a few odd things happened at Marvel Comics. The “New Universe” being one of them, OK… one of the biggest. I’m not here to write about that though, since I’ve already done that. No, I am here to talk about a few titles that I am […]
Amalgam Comics was a mid-90s imprint created by DC and Marvel, featuring unique characters that were a blend of two existing heroes or villains. The concept was born from the success of crossover events between the two publishers, and the resulting Amalgam characters became iconic in their own right. Dark Claw, a mashup of Batman and Wolverine, and Super-Soldier, a combination of Superman and Captain America, were among the most popular characters. Though Amalgam Comics was short-lived, its impact on the industry was significant and continues to inspire new concepts in comics today.
Marvel Comics’ “Secret Invasion” is a major crossover event that occurred in 2008. The storyline revolves around the infiltration of Earth by the shapeshifting alien race known as the Skrulls, who have secretly replaced a number of Marvel superheroes with Skrull imposters.
Former ComiXology head David Steinberger and a group of industry veterans have launched DSTLRY, a new comic book publisher prioritizing fair compensation, creative ownership, and creative control for comic creators.
The first Star Wars comic book series by Marvel Comics, which debuted in 1977, played a significant role in expanding the Star Wars universe beyond the movies and creating a dedicated fan base. The comic book series was created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Howard Chaykin, with the first issue released shortly after the original film hit theaters.