Dec 10, 2013

80-Pagecast 20: The Island of Misfit Comics

How long will Superman wait for Gadot? Will Amazing Spider-man 2 turn Manhattan into the island of the Sinister Six? All this and more as we talk about those odd little forgotten comics we like to read and wish would get more love. Also we yammer on and get sidetracked about Transformers: Robots in Disguise & More than Meets the Eye in Cyber Monda--- err DARK CYBERTRON, Amazing Spider-man 700.1, and Godzilla: Rules of the Earth.

Dec 4, 2013

Atom vs. a bird.

So... I started trying to experience more DC comics through back issues sometime last year. One of the reasons for this is that I have some credit at my local comic book store for back issues... which means they don't really cost me anything.

But why in the world did I pick up issues of Power of the Atom? Shrinking is a terrible power for a super hero! Oh well... at least there was this amusing scene in issue 4:

It's in two parts. The exciting conclusion comes after a few more thoughts I have on the idea of Ray Palmer.

Dec 2, 2013

Something must happen--!

I just love this panel. Time was, Frew Comics would edit out the continuity text in their reprints of Phantom comic strips. In the 1990s things changed and they started trying to print all Phantom comics as completely as possible. I'm so glad they decided to.

--Andrew S.
(I really love that panel.)