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Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art

Book review: ‘Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art’ is not without its issues

August 27, 2014 – 7:45 am |

This is a must-have tome that will likely be treasured for decades to come — but it does have some issues, and I’m not talking about the comic continuity kind.

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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Kamandi #32

August 31, 2014 – 7:45 am |

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner!

Kamandi #32 – August, 1975

Cover Art by Jack Kirby

Kamandi #32 – August, 1975

Kamandi #32 – August, 1975

Last Thursday was the 97th birthday of the late, great “King of Comics,” Jack Kirby. To celebrate the occasion we wanted to showcase one the prolific creator’s most incredible covers, but with hundreds of historic masterpieces to choose from, it’s no easy task to pick just a single comic.

Kirby created and/or co-created some of the most iconic characters in all of comicdom (see The Avengers, The Hulk, Fantastic Four, Galactus, Silver Surfer, Captain America, X-Men – to name just a few), but one of my favorites has always been one of Kirby’s full-on creations, Kamandi, the Last Boy on Earth, and on the cover of Kamandi #32, the “King” himself even makes an appearance. Read the full story »

Book review: ‘Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art’ is not without its issues

August 27, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Marvel Comics 75 Years of Cover Art

This is a must-have tome that will likely be treasured for decades to come — but it does have some issues, and I’m not talking about the comic continuity kind.

Saboten Con jam-packed with gaming fun this weekend in Glendale

August 25, 2014 – 12:30 pm |

Saboten Con is slated to take place this labor day weekend in Glendale

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Wonder Woman #13

August 24, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Wonder Woman #13 – June, 1945

The new WW, Gal Gadot, took the “Ice Bucket challenge” earlier this week and it made us wonder if Wonder Woman herself had ever endured such a chilly adventure.

Review: Sin City: A Dame to Kill For – Part Dame, part same, part lame

August 22, 2014 – 7:50 am |
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

Frank Miller’s “A Dame to Kill For” tale is completely intact and is worth the price of admission on its own, but the rest of the film is not nearly as great.

Review: Life After Beth – Dysfunctional zombies

August 22, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Life After Beth

If you dig goofy movies like “Napoleon Dynamite,” but think they’d be better with a few walking dead thrown in, then “Life After Beth” is the movie for you.