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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 Clark Kent’s literary forefather, the “Man of Bronze?” If not, then …

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?

‘Comics Never Stop’ paper debuts at Valley coffee shops

September 4, 2015 – 9:24 am

See you in the funny papers!

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #46

August 30, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four #46 – January, 1966

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!
Fantastic Four #46 – January, 1966
Cover art by Jack Kirby and …

In love with Jack Kirby

August 28, 2015 – 12:00 pm
Young Love #4 (1949)

Even the most casual student of pop culture is aware of Jack Kirby’s comic book accomplishments, but did you know that he co-created the romance comic genre?

No Puppy love: Hugo Awards results reject ‘Sad,’ ‘Rabid’ political block voting

August 24, 2015 – 1:00 am
Rocket Raccoon

The annual Hugo Awards were presented — some of them, anyway — on Saturday at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention in Spokane, Wash.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Detective Comics #359

August 23, 2015 – 7:45 am
Detective Comics #359 – January, 1967

Fans of the sixties’ Batman television show took a big hit last week with the passing of Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl for 26 episodes of the classic series.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Devil Dinosaur #5

August 16, 2015 – 7:45 am
Devil Dinosaur #5 - August, 1978

Scientists say that dinosaurs and cavemen never coexisted, but that didn’t stop Jack Kirby from throwing them together and mixing in some alien action to boot.

Phoenix to celebrate Jack ‘King of Comics’ Kirby’s birthday

August 12, 2015 – 7:45 am
Jack Kirby and friends.

Get hip to the life of comic-book illustrator Jack Kirby, the co-creator of modern American mythology, as Phoenix celebrates the King of Comics’ 98th Birthday.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #51

August 9, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four #51 – June, 1966

This Man… This Monster is symbolic of the Marvel/Fox film rights flap with Fox trying to run the franchise into the ground with imposter FF characterizations.