Category Archives: Comic Books

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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Hardcover Book Collection: Disney and More

Although I was very shy growing up, or perhaps because I was very shy, I became a voracious reader. One of the few things I would do in class at school was read out loud. I loved adventure stories like … Continue reading

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THE ROCKETEER Bend-Em Figure from JusToys

The Rocketeer is a 1991 American period superhero film from Walt Disney Pictures. It starred Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, and Timothy Dalton. The film is based upon the character of the same name created by comic book artist … Continue reading

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PACIFIC Presents ‘The Rocketeer’ COMIC BOOK by Dave Stevens

I love The Rocketeer even though the 1991 movie could have been better. I think Disney handled the character fairly well but if only they had used him more extensively! Can you imagine him as a walk-around character in Tomorrowland? … Continue reading

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