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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #150

April 12, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Fantastic Four #150 - September, 1974

It’s unlikely that we’ll ever see a film based on the 1974 team-up of The Avengers, the Fantastic Four and The Inhumans, but one can dream of the possibilities.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #5

April 5, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #5 – July, 1982

If you are like me you’ve wondered how Easter became such an odd amalgamation of activities, and Captain Carrot adds yet another variable into the mix – aliens!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Batman #219

March 29, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Batman #219 – February, 1970

Ben Affleck, from the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, made an appearance before Congress last week, but has comics’ Batman ever gone to Washington?

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Detective Comics #371

March 22, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Detective Comics #371 – January, 1968

The recent controversy over artist Rafael Albuquerque’s Batgirl #41 variant cover has more to do with the victimization of comic fans than of Batgirl. Here’s why…

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Menace #5

March 15, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Menace #5 – July, 1953

Every Sunday morning we showcase a classic comic cover, complete with compelling pop culture commentary, for your cordial contemplation. It’s the Classic Comic Cover Corner!
Menace #5 – July, 1953
Cover Art by Bill Everett
If there’s one …

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Amazing Spider-Man #101

March 8, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Amazing Spider-Man #101 – October, 1971

This would be the perfect story for Drew Goddard to bring to life on the big screen, where Peter Parker has to deal with having grown two extra sets of arms.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Trek #6

March 1, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Star Trek #6 – December, 1969

Pop culture lost one of its most iconic personalities on Stardate 47634.44, when Leonard Nimoy transported to that big Alpha/Omega quadrant in the sky.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Aquaman #57

February 22, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Aquaman #57 – September, 1977

The Internet was ignited when Zack Snyder tweeted a picture of Momoa as Aquaman.
Does he look badass? Absolutely! Does he look like Aquaman? Absolutely, not!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Avengers #11

February 15, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Avengers #11 – December, 1964

The big comic movie news last week was that Spider-Man will join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Let’s hope this isn’t a case of being careful what you wish for.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Daredevil #88

February 8, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Daredevil #88 – June, 1972

“Killgrave, the Unbelievable Purple Man” first appeared in a Stan Lee story in Daredevil #4, making him one of the first baddies that DD ever went up against…

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Detective Comics #82

February 1, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Detective Comics #82 - December, 1943

The Super Bowl is happening right here in our back forty, so we’d be remiss in our pop culture duties if we didn’t focus this week’s classic cover on football.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Adventure Comics #391

January 25, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Adventure Comics #391 – March, 1970

It’s announced that Glee actress Melissa Benoist will be Supergirl in the CBS TV series. I don’t know about Glee or Ms. Benoist, but I do love classic Supergirl.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars #9

January 18, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Star Wars #9 – March, 1978

They say the future ain’t what it used to be, but as the Star Wars expanded universe returns to Marvel Comics, the past is no longer what it used to be either.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Avengers #195

January 11, 2015 – 7:45 am |
Avengers #195 – May, 1980

If you’ve been antsy for a look at next summer’s Ant-Man movie, then this past week has surely been a good one for you…but here’s what’s bugging me about it.