Category Archives: Comic Books

Peterbourgh Examiner: TODAY Insert featuring Stan Lee

‘Stan the Man’. There could be only one man on the planet who deserves that nickname, and that’s the legendary Stan Lee! Of course, he could also be called ‘Captain Cameo’, but that’s for another article. The article in this … Continue reading

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Funko Soda Stan Lee Vinyl Figure

Stan ‘The Man’ Lee passed away on November 12 of 2018. A comic book legend, he helped to create some of the most iconic fictional characters of our modern age. Spiderman, anyone? To his fans, he was a superhero himself. … Continue reading

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Disney’s The Black Hole Illustrated Adaption

Merchandise tie-ins are a given today but we may not realize just how far back they go. Walt Disney especially liked to release promotional ephemera and toys to push whatever movie he was releasing at a given time. Walt is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Celebrated Cases of Dick Tracy

Publisher: The Wellfleet Press Year: 1990 Pages: 291  Type: Hardcover ISBN: 1-55521-620-X “Little crimes lead to big crimes.” – Dick Tracy This is an interesting collection of some of the ‘cases’, or strips, of Dick Tracy. But before you get to them, you are … Continue reading

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Tiny TV Classic ‘Retro 60s’ – BATMAN

“Holy Miniaturization, Batman!” Has the Joker shrunk the Bat TV? Or has some other nefarious villain, like a Network Executive, changed the programming format? Will our tiny heroes be able to overcome this huge problem? Tune in right now to … Continue reading

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CANADIAN COMIC STRIP Character Development and Execution

It all started many years ago when I decided to try my hand at cartooning. But what subject matter could I choose that would stand out from the cluttered fields of serialized comic strips of the day? I wanted it … Continue reading

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Marvel Shieldz Circle K Free Giveaways

I pulled into my local gas station to fill up this afternoon and found a new promotion on offer. So naturally I took advantage of a freebie! And what was that promotion, you ask? Read on! Heroes Unite! Circle K … Continue reading

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Disney’s Rocketeer Action Figures, Ornament, and Dorbz

The Rocketeer is a fictional superhero (as compared to the real ones?) that appeared in comic books originally published by Pacific Comics. Created by writer/artist Dave Stevens, the character first appeared in 1982 and is a homage to the Saturday matinee serial heroes from the 1930’s through the 1950’s. … Continue reading

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1982 Newspaper Article featuring Me and Marvel Comics

And with three of my friends! Yes, back in the day, I had youth and much more hair. And hundreds of valuable comic books. Time moved on, I grew older, my hairline receded, and my comic book collection got sold … Continue reading

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Cosmo MARVEL Dorbz Vinyl Collectible

Cosmo was one of the first ‘astronauts’ to go into space and orbit the earth. Being a member of the space program of Russia (or the Soviet Union) she would be referred to as a cosmonaut, hence her rather ‘on … Continue reading

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