Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, issue #30 – September 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #30 YEAR: September 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: Art Simek The Fantastic Four, what I loved about how Stan Lee and Jack Kirby did with this series was to showcase them in all their faults and glories.  By no means was this group perfect and in the earlier years, they were still trying to find out how to work as a team. In […]

Comic Book Spotlight of the Day: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #29 – August 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #29 YEAR: August 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen I wrote about how “The Fantastic Four” was among my favorite comic books to read as a child.  I loved the intelligence and action that went into the series and it’s one of the few series in my life that I told myself as a child that I would try to read (and […]

Daredevil vol. 1, Issue #21 – October 1966 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Daredevil vol. 1, Issue #21 YEAR: October 1996 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Penciller: Gene Colan Dynamic Delineation: Fearless Frank, Darlin’ Dick, Wild Bill Letterer: Artie Simek Bombastic Bird-Watching: Irving Forbush Aside from Daredevil and the Kingpin, there has been one enemy of Daredevil that has been on a thorn on his side for many issues and that is The Owl. While probably not the coolest looking villain in Marvel Comics, he was a genius when it came to building devices […]

On DVD: With Great Power: The Stan Lee Story

The following DVD review was featured on J!-ENT “With Great Power… The Stan Lee Story” is a fantastic documentary honoring the comic book legend who has created many characters that many generations have grew up and loved. His legacy will continue to live on forever and at 94-years-old, while Stan Lee continues to appear at conventions and appear on film, its amazing how he continues to touch the lives of many today, as he has done many decades earlier. “With […]

The Incredible Hulk – vol. 1, Issue #122 – December 1969 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: The Incredible Hulk vol. 1, issue #122 YEAR: December 1969 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Roy Thomas Artist: Herbe Trimpe Letterer: Artie Simek Editor: Stan Lee Back in 1959, Marvel Comics released “Tales to Astonish”, a science-fiction anthology. While the majority of the stories featured mystery/suspense, the comic book series would introduce Henry Pym (The Ant-Man and Giant-Man) and would also feature stories featuring the Wasp, the Hulk and Sub-Mariner. As Marvel Comics had several sci-fi anthology series, with the […]

Strange Tales Issue #116 – January 1964 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Strange Tales Issue #116 YEAR: January 1964 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Writer: Stan Lee Drawn by Dick Ayers Inker: Geo.Bell Letterer: R. Holloway   Back in 1951, Marvel Comics would unveil its horror anthology, “Strange Tales”.  While popular, because of the Comics Code which was established in 1954, the code prohibited graphic horror, so no vampires, zombies or monsters were allowed to be featured. In 1962, the series would switch over to showcasing superheroes and the stories would be split […]

Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #38 – May 1965 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Fantastic Four vol. 1, Issue #38 YEAR: May 1965 COMPANY: Marvel Comics Written by Stan Lee Illustrated by Jack Kirby Inker: Chic Stone Letterer: S. Rosen When it comes to Marvel Comics, I’m often asked what my favorite series of all time is. I have collected many of the top tier titles from Marvel Comics but there is only one series that was created in the ’60s that I nearly own an entire set and that’s “The Fantastic Four”. […]

Patsy and Hedy Career Girls vol. 1, Issue #107 – August 1966 (Marvel Comics)

TITLE: Patsy and Hedy Career Girls vol. 1, Issue #107 YEAR:  August 1966 COMPANY: Marvel Comics/Male Publishing Corp. Edited by Stan Lee Art by Stan G. Script by Denny O’Neil In an earlier post, I wrote about “Patsy and Hedy”, an early teen romance comic book series from Male Publishing which would become Marvel Comics and Patsy Walker would later become a superhero known as Hellcat. Originally a title that was worked on by Stan Lee and Al Hartley (which […]