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Welcome to another "Retro Review" edition of Longbox Junk, where I take a look at some of the more "Collectable" or "Valuable" comics I own instead of my usual dollar box fare. This time out (in keeping with my current focus on Mainstream Marvel comics) we're taking a trip back to 1966 for a look at Stan "The Man" Lee and Jack "King" Kirby's Fantastic Four #50.
I have to admit something right off the top here. . .
I've never been a fan of the Fantastic Four.- read more
Fair Warning: This is an "All Ages" series. Just bear with me. . .
I know that I'm writing toward an adult audience, but sometimes even adults just want to have a little fun in their comics, right? I know I do from time to time. So why not check out what's going on in some of those comics you might otherwise pass over as kiddy fare?
Allow me to explain. . .- read more
I don't like the X-Men. I never have.
Moon Knight is a character that is often referred to as "Marvel's Batman".
Sure, there are similarities. . .some of them are pretty obvious. Both are super-wealthy, cape-wearing non-super powered vigilantes with themed weapons and vehicles. Okay, I can see where people draw the "Marvel's Batman" conclusion from that kind of surface observation.- read more
I know. . .I know. Since I tend to post these very late at night (or early in the morning, depending on how you look at things), it's probably November 1 for most of those reading.
I DID have 2 more Halloween posts I was planning on throwing down before the 31st, but due to unforeseen work circumstances (another local hotel had a gas leak and my hotel inherited all their guests, so we've had a sold out house when we're usually running about 30-40%) I haven't had the time I usually have this time of year to read and review comic books.- read more
Welcome back to Longbox Junk for some more Halloween comic fun!
So far through this month, I've posted about DC Superheroes in sort of Halloweeny situations. . .A comic book sequel to The Fly II. . .Lovecraftian Sea Creatures. . .Twilight Zone-ish tales from the 1960's. . .Alien Vampire . . .and DC Elseworlds Horror. A pretty interesting mix, in my extremely humble opinion.
BUT. . .- read more
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