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Diversity in Comics

And comics media (shows/movies/etc). Today’s short post is brought to you by the new Captain Marvel trailer. Kind of. It’s been something I’ve been thinking of doing for a while, but some of the reaction to the trailer is what made me decide to do it. So last week Marvel dropped the first trailer for […]

Saban’s recent Power Rangers movie

Today’s short post is brought to you by me wanting to blog while my puppy Luna has her morning nap. What am I wanting to talk about? Saban’s recent Power Rangers movie. I’ll be straight up – I didn’t really care for it. First time I watched up, I was like “cool, this was alright” – […]

Tales of Marvel, Part III – Marvelman becomes Miracleman, Ms. Marvel becomes Captain Marvel and Captain marvel becomes Shazam! – Steve Lambert

Part 1 Part 2 Last time, we learned about the revival of the superhero genre of comics in the mid 1950s (the silver age of superhero comic books).  We learned about the British rip-off of Fawcett’s Captain Marvel, Marvelman (written by Mick Anglo and published by L. Miller & Son).  We learned about how Fawcett’s copyright […]

Boom Studio’s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

GO GO POWER RANGERS (Do do doooo dooo doooo)   Today’s short post is brought to you by…me, being sick, and wanting to talk about an excellent comic. Let’s hop to it, shall we? So in 2016 (and today) I was feeling nostalgic and started looking up stuff about Mighty Morphin Power Rangers – the […]

Tales of Marvel, Part II – Marvelman, Captain Miracle, Mar-Vell, and the return of the original Captain Marvel – Steve Lambert

  Part 1 Last time, we learned the origins and down fall of the most popular superhero of the 1940s, Captain Marvel, published by Fawcett Comics.  We learned about the lawsuit that National Comics (DC before they were DC) filed against Fawcett, accusing them of ripping off Superman.  And we saw what eventually brought Captain […]

Tales of Marvel, Part 1 – Shazam! & Captain Marvel (& Superman) – Steve Lambert

Next year there are two superhero movies coming out that share an incredible history that spans the entire history of the comics industry.  If you go see these movies, the shared history won’t be apparent.  In fact, they will probably be nothing alike.  The movies won’t cross over or reference each other in any way. […]