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 [...]

So… Venom 3?

Venom 3? Yeah, that's going to be a thing. Sony has only one card to play with this movie. That card is Spider-Man. The end credits stinger in the last Spider-Man film would have us believe these universes are connected. I thought the first one was fun, nothing incredible but fun. The second one was [...]

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 [...]

Marvel Treasury Editions Cover Gallery

The Marvel Treasury Edition was an oversized comic book that usually contained one hundred pages of comic classic goodness. Often these were old stories reprinted in a larger format or new content. Either way, they were the biggest bang for your buck.

The Hostess with the Mostess Ads

The Hostess with the Mostest Ads The Hostess with the Mostess Ads... Today we are going to take a look at vintage Hostess advertisements in comic books. There is something about these old advertisements, they were quaint and entertaining. That is the thing about them, the entertainment factor. That sticks with you longer than the [...]