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Trailer for Captain America: Civil War debuts

November 25, 2015 – 9:55 am

Civil War begins May 6, 2016.

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Thanksgiving Edition) – Action Comics #148

November 22, 2015 – 7:45 am
Action Comics #148 – September, 1950

With Thanksgiving coming up, we figured this was the perfect time to showcase the time Superman saved Metropolis from reverting back to Indian ownership.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars #11

November 15, 2015 – 7:45 am
Star Wars #11 – May, 1978

After Marvel wrapped its adaptation of the original Star Wars movie, its next issue was noticeably missing its biggest hero, Luke Skywalker, from the cover. Sound familiar?

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Action Comics #426

November 8, 2015 – 7:45 am
Action Comics #426 – August, 1973

A plane is doomed to crash, but Superman swoops in. It’s the iconic Superman scenario – or is it?

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Strange Adventures #32

November 1, 2015 – 7:45 am
Strange Adventures #32 – May, 1953

Because I so love the apes of Murphy Anderson, this week I’m showcasing one of his best covers, which has Captain Comet changing brains with an unwitting gorilla.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Adventure Comics #408

October 25, 2015 – 7:45 am
Adventure Comics #408 – July, 1971

In addition to starring in her own television show, Supergirl also made news when presidential contender Jeb Bush mentioned that “…she looked pretty hot.”

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Red Wolf #8

October 18, 2015 – 7:45 am
Red Wolf #8

Many cities have decided to forgo Columbus Day in preference of Indigenous Peoples Day, so we’re looking at one of the most popular Native Americans in comics.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Doc Savage #1

October 11, 2015 – 7:45 am
Doc Savage #1 – October, 1972

Marvel had a run of Doc Savage comics from 72 – 74 and every two issues was an adaptation of a classic Doc story, starting with 1933’s “The Man of Bronze,”

Classic Comic Cover Corner – John Carter, Warlord of Mars #18

October 4, 2015 – 7:45 am
John Carter, Warlord of Mars #18 – November, 1978

Water being found on Mars was big news out of NASA last week. Way to go, science! John Carter fans could have told you that over a hundred years ago.

Get your Doc (Savage) on at Doc Con

September 29, 2015 – 12:01 pm
Doc Savage: His Apocalyptic Life - 1973

Even the most casual pop culture fan knows Krypton’s favorite son, Superman; also well known as the “Man of Steel.” But are you familiar with Clark Kent’s literary forefather, the “Man of Bronze?” If not, …

Classic Comic Cover Corner (Blood Moon Edition) – Creatures on the Loose #30

September 27, 2015 – 7:45 am
Creatures on the Loose #30 – July, 1974

To help celebrate the Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse we’re going to focus on our cursed therianthropic brethren, specifically Marvel’s white-haired Man-Wolf.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – The Phantom Blot #2

September 20, 2015 – 7:45 am
The Phantom Blot #2 – February, 1965

A few weeks back, George Lucas revealed that Jar Jar Binks was inspired by Goofy. This makes a lot of sense when you really think about it.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Hawkman #16

September 13, 2015 – 7:45 am
Hawkman #16 - November, 1966

The CW did such a good job bringing Gorilla Grodd to life last year on The Flash, so simian sympathizers like myself are praying that they bring that same monkey magic to the new Hawkman and Hawkgirl show.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Star Wars: Return of the Jedi #1

September 6, 2015 – 7:45 am

Did you know that when Marvel initially took on the Star Wars comic book license, George Lucas practically had to beg Stan Lee to buy into it?