Movie Mondays: Popeye

Title: Popeye Director: Robert Altman Writers: Jules Feiffer & story by Robert Altman (based on the comic created by E.C. Segar) Produced By: Walt Disney Productions, King Features Syndicate, & The Hearst Corporation Di...
by Aaron
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Retroactive Continuity: The Most Influential Book You’ve Never Heard Of

Throughout history, stories have frequently referenced men with abilities far beyond the norm — Heracles (Hercules), Gilgamesh, Samson, Beowulf — someone who can rise above the mundane and perform feats impossible f...
by Tom
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Marvel Snapshot: Team Spotlight: Agents of Atlas

Hello, and welcome to another week in Marvel Snapshot! This week, I’ll be spotlighting a group, but not just any group, the mysterious Agents of Atlas! Up until a few years ago, maybe 2008 or so, I didn’t really kno...
by Billy
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Sequential History: The Birth & Influence of Superman

In this month’s Sequential History, we’re going to look back at the beginning. The beginning, some believe, of the comic book as we know it. Back to the first “superhero” of his kind to gain real popular...
by Eli
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FFGtGR: The Best 15 All-Ages Comics of 2012!

Hello readers, and welcome to our all-ages comics column, From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays! This week we take a moment to do our annual “best of” column, where we look at the best 15 all-ages comics published thro...
by Drew
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Milt Gross Rocked!

Welcome to this week’s From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays. Glad you’re taking a break from all the glory of the World Cup to join us here, ’cause this week we look at the genius of Milt Gross. Before Stan Lee ...
by Drew
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Archie/Red Circle Review: New Crusaders App!

So for a good year now, Archie Comics has teased us with how they are relaunching the New Crusaders as a digital only comic and it would blow us away. Recently that has changed, and Archie announced New Crusaders will be both ...
by Drew
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Character Spotlight: Al Pratt

Never judge someone by their size. Superheroes especially so in this regard. Small just means a concentration of all that power they hold. One of the first superheroes to prove this was Al Pratt, the original Atom. How does a l...
by Dr. Bustos
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A Reprint of Gold: Thun’da, King Of The Congo

Dark Horse Archives: Thun’da, King Of The Congo Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Writers: Frank Frazetta and Gardner Fox Artists: Frank Frazetta and Bob Powell If I used a star system in my reviews, I would give this 5 out of...
by Drew
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Movie Mondays: Superman (1948 Serial)

Title: Superman Director: Thomas Carr & Spencer Gordon Bennet Writers: Lewis Clay, Royal K. Cole, Arthur Hoerl, George H. Plympton, & Joseph F. Poland (Based on Characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster) Dist...
by Aaron
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Character Spotlight: Alan Scott

Alan Scott has been making the comic news lately as he is DC’s new gay character. Alan Scott is my favorite Green Lantern, that means I often have to tell people about him, and this is the perfect venue to do that! So who...
by Dr. Bustos
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Ink Stains 50: Comic Crusader 11 and 12

  Martin L. Greim published one of the most consistent and longest running fanzines, Comic Crusader! A double shot this installment, issues 11 and 12! Comic Crusader 11, 12, 1971, 1972 Publisher and Editor: Martin L. Greim...
by kenmeyerjr
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