Monthly Archives: December 2013

House ad for Christmas with the Super-Heroes #2

During his time as an editor at DC comics from 1987 to 1989, Mark Waid was instrumental in many great DC projects (he and Brian Augustyn are credited with creating DC’s Elseworlds spin-off franchise), but his contribution in ensuring that … Continue reading

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Have a Merry Comics Christmas!

Originally posted on ComicSpectrum – Bob's Blog:
Every year at Christmas time I pull out my box of Christmas-themed comics and decorate my large spinner-rack with holiday themed comics just to give a bit of seasonal flair to the…

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Christmas Comic Cavalcade: DC Comics Presents #67

Originally posted on Teachable Moments:
In our final Christmas Comic Cavalcade of 2012, let’s look at DC Comics Presents #67, published in 1983. This yuletide comic was plotted by Len Wein and E. Nelson Bridwell, illustrated by Curt Swan and…

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House ad for Supergirl the movie

When father-son production team Alexander and Ilya Salkind purchased the film rights to Superman in 1974, they also purchased the rights to Supergirl should the Superman film franchise become successful and need to branch out. Ultimately, the Superman movies enjoyed … Continue reading

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House ad for Jemm, Son of Saturn

Jemm, Son of Saturn was a twelve issue maxi-series published from 1984 to 1985 that introduced an extraterrestrial of the same name to the DC universe. Jemm was created by Greg Potter and Gene Colan. This was Potter’s first major … Continue reading

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Sgt Rock 339: The Collector by Rick Veitch!

Originally posted on Mars Will Send No More:
Before taking on Swamp Thing and moving on to careers producing their own works, artists Steve Bissette and Rick Veitch drew stories for DC’s Sgt. Rock. This week we’ll look at a…

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House ad for Firestorm v2 #86

Firestorm v2 #86 marked Firestorm’s first real adventure as the new fire elemental. In a sense, this is a whole new character and an excellent jump-on point for new readers. This issue introduced Firestorm as an avenging elemental force, a … Continue reading

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