Taking a look at some of the extra things going on when the comics cover dated December of 1978 were on the stands . . . like the final issues of Devil Dinosaur and Machine Man. And the FIRST issue of a new series that will be covered in our next round of Marvel’s Cosmic Comics!
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Trapped in a strange land, John Carter and Dejah Thoris find their bonds of love tested and perhaps found lacking! John carter and a new friend also find their battle skills put to the test in a seemingly endless wave of savages!
“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” they go and make a sequel!
Ben takes a look at two comic books intended for grocery store customers to purchase. One is clearly aimed at potential collectors and the other is clearly aimed at getting parents to purchase for young potential collectors. One features Spider-Man while the other features Wonder Woman and Batman. It’s a …
Using Star Wars as a guideline, we’re exploring comic books based on licensed properties that Marvel Comics published from 1977 to 1986. The team has a plan and does their plan and their plan is solid enough to launch us into the Genuine Godzilla Shenanigans next issue! But for this …
The Human Fly takes on greedy businessmen and really, really careless, incompetent reporters. At Niagara Falls. And none of it is as good as it sounds.
Exploring swamp monsters of the comics, from Swamp Thing to Man-Thing to the Heap to Sludge to the random short stories in horror anthologies, starting with the FIRST swamp monster as we know them today: Theodore Sturgeon’s IT! from Marvel Comics’ Supernatural Thrillers #1.
The empire strikes! But it’s not striking BACK…not yet, anyway. (And do they really strike in THIS issue? We’ll talk about it.)
To celebrate 100 episodes of both the Marvel’s Cosmic Comics sub-feed AND the main feed, we cover John Carter’s 2nd annual AND John Carter’s big screen appearance! First, The Headmen of Mars, a fantastic story of horror and weirdness! Then, my review of John Carter, the movie, from a 2012 episode of …
Ben opens a comic book grab bag, this time a bag of four “out of print comics” for $6. All of them surprised him, one way or another. The comics inside are: