Archive for the ‘Comic Books’ Category

The Mighty Thor and Beta Ray Bill

Wednesday, August 12th, 2020

One of the things I like about Marvel Unlimited is being able to read old comics, not just ones I have in my collection, but also comics I’ve never read. But this article is not about Marvel Unlimited, it is about the first appearance of Beta Ray Bill. I am not ...

Comic Book Inventory Software

Sunday, October 7th, 2018

Not so much a review as an adventure For several years I had been using CBI - Comic Book Inventory - on iOS. It was pretty nice and did everything I needed it to do for inventory management. Well, thise days are gone. Looks like the developer decided to no longer ...

Scooby Apocalypse #1

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

As mentioned previously, DC Comics is doing reboots of a number of Hanna-Barbera properties, and one of them is Scooby-Doo and Gang. Based on the cover art, I was a bit skeptical, more so of this one than any other in the set. Howard Porter's pencils and inks, are nice, but ...

Future Quest #1

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

When DC announced a few months back that is releasing a new line of Hanna-Barbera comics, re-envisioned for the 21st Century, I was rather skeptical of what they would be like. Future Quest #1, written by Jeff Parker, art by Evan Shaner and Steve Rude, plus a host of other ...

The Search for Sergeant Rock

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

I have a search going on, or, rather a quest. You see, when I was a young kid, about my daughter’s age now, I wrote the only fan letter I have ever written. It was to Joe Kubert and the DC Comics series Our Army At War, featuring Sgt. Rock. ...