Marvel Snapshot: Character Spotlight: Red Skull

Hey everybody, welcome back to another great character spotlight, in Marvel Snapshot! You know, Marvel has such a vast catalog of great characters, especially ones that are seldom used but also that have stood the test of time....
by Billy
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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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From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays: Marvel/Timely, Prince Valiant and the Atom!

Welcome to this week’s From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays! I hope everyone had a great holiday filled with such nerdtastic items as Land Of The Lost Sleestak bobbleheads, Animal Boxing for the Nintendo DS, and DVDs like t...
by Drew
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Ink Stains 100: SpaFon 5

The hundredth column! Befitting that milestone, feast your eyes on…Spa Fon 5, featuring Frazetta, Steranko, Kaluta, Wrightson, Frank Brunner, and many more! Spa Fon 5: September 1969 Publisher and primary editor: Rich Hau...
by kenmeyerjr
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Movie Mondays: Batman Forever

Title: Batman Forever Director: Joel Schumacher Writers: Lee Batchler, Janet Scott-Batchler, Akiva Goldsman (Based on characters created by Bill Finger & Bob Kane) Distributed By: Warner Bros. Starring: Val Kilmer, Chris O&...
by Aaron
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Character Spotlight: Solomon Grundy

“Solomon Grundy, Born on a Monday, Christened on a Tuesday, Married on a Wednesday, Took ill on a Thursday, Grew worse on a Friday, Died on a Saturday, Buried on a Sunday. That was the end of Solomon Grundy.”–...
by Dr. Bustos
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From Friendly Ghosts to Gamma Rays: Marvel Superhero Squad, Oz and Superman

The full moon hung overhead. The waves of the sea crashed against the island shore. His over-sized Salamander googly-eyes stared at me. I knew this man was the mayor, but I still dared to say it, “No, H.R. Pufnstuf! Who is YO...
by Drew
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From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays: Prince Valiant, KOF and Twilight of the Cockroaches

From Friendly Ghosts To Gamma Rays Column No. 79 ” Back In 2012…With Vengeance!” And 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Thunderbirds go! And all-age comics goodness is back for this new year! Welcome back with vengeance, readers!...
by Drew
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Dark Horse Reviews: Magnus, Robot Fighter #1

MAGNUS, ROBOT FIGHTER #1 Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Writer: Jim Shooter Artist: Bill Reinhold This is what we love about comics: non-stop, kick-ass action. You won’t be able to put this title down if you pick it up. You...
by Drew
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$5,000,000 Comic for Sale?

A few months ago we reported on the $1,500,000 sale of Action Comics #1. That was the most anyone has ever paid for a comic book, it is the record holder. However, Action #1’s spot at the top of the comic book sales world...
by Eli
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Character Spotlight: Rag Doll

A villain whose power is being extremely flexible. What’s not to love about a gimmick that simple? Where does a character like that come from? How do you even become a threat to people who can lift cars and fly across the...
by Dr. Bustos
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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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