Off The Shelf: Marvelous Mythology: How The World’s Greatest Heroes Were Created

Marvelous Mythology: How The World’s Greatest Superheroes Were Created Writer: Todd Frye Publisher: Todd Frye How geek are you? It’s a real and important question in this day and age of wiki pages and network television...
by Cameron Crump
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Ye Olde School Café: Strange Tales vol. 1

  Hello and welcome back to another edition of Ye Olde School Café! This time, I’ll be focusing in on some of the fantastic work by legends of the comic book industry from its pre-code days. These men should be laud...
by Billy
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Character Spotlight: Black Adam, Part 2

Shazam! That’s the magic word that can make some people a champion or a tyrant infused with the powers of gods. Teth-Adam was once a great warrior in ancient times blessed to be a hero. Over time he was corrupted, and imp...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Black Adam

SHAZAM! When the name of the powerful wizard is spoken, his chosen champion gains the powers of the gods to become the Mighty Adam! Wait, that’s not the familiar Big Cheese folks are used to. That’s not even the nam...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Gentleman Ghost

Welcome back to Character Spotlight! This week we find out about the amoral apparition, the sinister specter, Gentleman Ghost! Who is this ghostly villain? How did he come to be? Who does he torment? What are his favorite haunt...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Ma Hunkel, the Red Tornado

                            This month has become Red Tornado month. We talked about the robot with a soul last time, but now we get to the original Red Torn...
by Dr. Bustos
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FFGtGR: The Shadowman and Kindaichi Returns!

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays, no.178 Welcome back ya’ll to our all-ages column here, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! Readers who’ve been with us over the years know I like to mix it up often in this column...
by Drew
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Character Spotlight: Aquaman

Aquaman gets a real mixed reaction from people. Some see him as a joke while for others he’s a favorite. Some people only like certain takes on him and many people think of the Super Friends version of him. No matter how ...
by Dr. Bustos
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WonderCon Anaheim 2014! Part 3: 75th Anniversary of Batman Interviews

Welcome to the final post for WonderCon Anaheim 2014, we end it talking about Batman. The folks at DC were nice enough to let me sit down with several of their writers and artists. Since it was the 75th anniversary of Batman, t...
by Dr. Bustos
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Character Spotlight: Black Canary

A hero who can kick your butt and shatter your eardrums with equal ease. A legacy character who’s become THE ideal of the character, Black Canary! From a complex set of origins trimmed down to a fairly easy one, Black Can...
by Dr. Bustos
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Titan Comics Reviews: The Simon and Kirby Library: Horror

The Simon and Kirby Library: Horror Publisher: Titan Books Writers: Joe Simon & Jack Kirby Art: Jack Kirby, Mort Meskin, Ben Oda, Jim Infantino, Marvin Stein, Joe Genol Art restoration: Harry Mendryk The need to try and pum...
by Billy
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Blue Water Reviews: George Reeves Tribute

George Reeves Tribute Publisher: Blue Water Comics Writer: M. Anthony Gerardo Artist: M. Anthony Gerardo Blue Water Comics is known for doing biographical comics on celebrities. They decided to do one on George Reeves, TV’...
by Dr. Bustos
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