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Classic Comic Cover Corner – Tarzan #28

December 13, 2015 – 7:45 am
Tarzan #28 (Marvel) – September, 1979

‘The Legend of Tarzan’ trailer has debuted and I think it has eased the qualms of Edgar Rice Burroughs’ fans who’ve dreamed of this film for many years now.

X-Men: Apocalypse trailer brings a Grey vision of big hair, no hair and world’s end

December 11, 2015 – 8:00 am
X-Men: Apocalypse

“The world needs the X-Men.”

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Amazing Spider-Man #123

December 6, 2015 – 7:45 am
Amazing Spider-Man #123 – August, 1973

The hip and colorful Hero for Hire, Luke Cage, was Marvel Comics’ attempt to capitalize on the popular “Blaxploitation” films of the early seventies.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #52

November 29, 2015 – 7:45 am
Fantastic Four #52 – July, 1966

Though the Marvel cinematic universe is poised to have the Black Panther become a part of the Avengers, he actually first appeared in the Fantastic Four.

Trailer for Captain America: Civil War debuts

November 25, 2015 – 9:55 am
cap-civil-war-feat

Civil War begins May 6, 2016.

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 – 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.

Review: Ant-Man – More fun than a picnic

July 17, 2015 – 12:05 am
Ant-Man

Despite the throngs of doubters who thought that Peyton Reed, would never be able to pull off this film, he has delivered an outstanding Marvel masterpiece.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Marvel Team-Up #9

June 28, 2015 – 7:45 am
Marvel Team-Up #9 – May, 1973

Writer Gerry Conway envisioned racial divisiveness (apparently programmed into robots) 300-years into this fictitious future. Let’s hope and pray he was wrong.

The red and the blue and the white and the gay (or Why Spider-Man should remain a nerdy, white heterosexual)

June 27, 2015 – 11:00 am
Amazing Spider-Man #79

Nerds of all types continue to face many of the similar barriers that our friends in the LGBT community endure and we often have to keep our lifestyles a secret.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Whiz Comics #19

June 21, 2015 – 7:45 am
Whiz Comics #19 – July, 1941

As far back as 1941 comic publishers knew that sharks on a cover would sell comics, but within Whiz #19 there is nary a trace of shark versus superhero action.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Avengers #1

June 14, 2015 – 7:45 am
Avengers #1 – September, 1963

With the release Avengers themed Ant-Man posters we felt we should point out that he was a founding member – even if the films have ignored that little fact.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Avengers #135

May 3, 2015 – 7:45 am
Avengers #135 – May, 1975

In decades worth of twisted comic tales, the Vision’s origin is about as convoluted as they come; but the new film streamlines the story in a respectful manner.