Character Spotlight: Commander Steel

A man of steel. No, not that one. Three heroes from one family who all carried the mantle of Commander Steel and also steel parts within them. So who is the Commander and how do you get steel body parts that make you capable of...
by Dr. Bustos
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Ink Stains 89: Amra 58-61

The big grandaddy of fantasy fanzines, Amra! Not one, but four issues! Amra 58-61: 1973-1974 Edited and published by George H. Scithers Amra may be the longest, or close to the longest running fanzine of all time. The only othe...
by kenmeyerjr
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Character Spotlight: Morbius, the Living Vampire

Bleh! Tis the season where the odd creatures of the night roam the Earth. one of the oddest is Morbius, the living vampire! What is a living vampire? A psuedo-vampire? How oes one become such a thing? What has science wrought? ...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Metallo

  One of the few people who is a genuine threat to Superman and his Kryptonian family, yet never used in a movie. He could be a hero but his villainous side always wins out. A heart of Kryptonite fuels him and empowers him...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Colossus

Colossus, number one! The mighty metal man from Siberia! One of the Xavier School’s finest. Piotr Rasputin is a big man with an even bigger heart. How does a metal farm boy from Russia become a hero of the world that is a...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Blade

He was the start of the superhero movie resurgence. He keeps the streets safe for folks from blood suckers. He’s not quite human but not in a mutant or inhuman way. Who is he? Blade! The vampire hunter! So how did be come...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Sasquatch

Sasquatch. Bigfoot. Yeti. Walter Langkowsi. Wait, what? There are many names for the mythical Sasquatch but in the Marvel universe, there is Walter Làngkowsi, physicist Sasquatch. How did this human man become the hulking crea...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Monica Rambeau

The first woman to carry the mantle of Captain Marvel. The first African American woman to join the Avengers and eventually lead them. A handful of code names. Some of the strangest team adventures. Possibly no longer human but...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: She-Hulk

Whether it’s an alien invasion or a class-action lawsuit, Jennifer Walters will fight for you. She’s got power in the courtroom and in her fists. Fun fact: Way before Deadpool even entered the world of comics, Jen w...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: The Punisher

Violence begets more violence, none know this better than Frank Castle, The Punisher. A horrible tragedy set him down an eternal warpath or was it always destined for Frank to don a skull and guns? Let’s find out! Francis...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Elektra

She’s a killer, a ninja, and sometimes an anti-hero. She works with and against heroes from New York to the far reaches of the world. Sometimes a mercenary for dangerous villains and other times fighting evil ninjas. Who ...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Taskmaster

Anything you can do, he can do better. Well actually he can do it just like you perfectly the same way without fail over and over again. Who is he? Taskmaster, master mercenary and trainer to any army willing to pay his fee. Wh...
by Dr. Bustos
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