In the 1990's I worked at a comic book store. It was at the height of Death of Superman and the X-Men relaunch with the 200 different covers (okay it wasn't 200, but it felt like it back then). I was Team Marvel all the way. As I got older,
On this weeks episode of Drawn to Comics podcast. After the first day at Phoenix Comicon, Ken and Russ share a dinner and their positive first impressions of the show. Then, they dive into the controversial no-props policy implemented after an incident with an armed suspect during the con. This
This week on the Drawn to Comics Podcast, Russ explains how "Power Rangers" gave him hope for "Justice League," and Ken reveals how a recent trip to Los Angeles reignited his passion for pricing trends in comics. How are back issues priced? Is the Internet REALLY the more competitive option?
This week on the Drawn to Comics Podcast, Russ remembers the '80s with DC Comics' He-Man/Thundercats #6 and praises IDW's Star Trek Deviations. Ken talks Batman and Bane before giving a quick history on the Venom symbiote. It's a week all about the Dark Knight and nostalgia!
On episode 6 of the Drawn to Comics Podcast, Russ and Ken overcome coughs and sniffles to talk Kingpin #2, Nancy Drew/Hardy Boys: The Big Lie #1, and more. Ken wonders about the realism of military comics (even if they take place on Mars), and Russ presents "the first issue
My history with Wonder Woman has been long and fruitful. Since I was a kid watching “Super Friends” on Saturday mornings, I evolved into watching Linda Carter’s live action exploits and reading LOTS of Wonder Woman comics.
DC Comics has changed the story around from time to time; her evolution from
I’m a Sherlock Holmes fan. I read the original Sir Arthur Conan Doyle stories growing up and was a big fan of the films of the 40s and 50s starring Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. John Watson. In fact, when I re-read the original stories it’s
From the writer of THE BUNKER and the artists of GREEN LANTERN CORPS and BATMAN BEYOND, KING is an action/comedy about the last man on Earth living in a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles. The unique art style by Bernard Chang and Marcelo Maiolo is as outlandish and bizarre as the strange
Hellboy was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt that Hellboy was dead. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come from this story.
Hellboy, Mike Mignola’s creation of the red-skinned demon found during World War 2 and raised by Professor Bruttenholm of the Allies, died in London
SOME LIGHT SPOILERS AHEAD! READ WITH CAUTION!
Red Sonja has always been a favorite character of mine. She’s a badass warrior woman, who takes no crap from anyone, is quick to defend the innocent, and strives to right any wrongs. I am somewhat familiar with Conan the Barbarian, mostly from Frank