Category Just a Thought

80’s Toy Show

As many of you might recall, a few weeks ago I wrote a column about my toy buying habits.  Writing the column kind of re-awakened my love of toys and my interest in collections. For someone who buys comics, this…

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Captain America Review

If I were to sum up Captain America in a quick line it would be the following. It’s the adventure movie we all wanted Indiana Jones and The Crystal Skull to be. And I don’t just mean the fact that…

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What If… (vol 1)

Being a writer, I love the idea of “What if”. Okay not so much the comic book series…not that What If was terrible mind you, I’m speaking more of the question What If as opposed to the comic book What…

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Toys

Much like Ed and Scott did this week, I’m kind of going off the beaten path of my regular comic book subjects… ok, I know I’ve spoken about pro wrestling a few times in here but that doesn’t count because…

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Simonson Thor Omnibus

I don’t tend to buy a lot of the Omnibus/Absolute format hardcovers. I tend to believe that comics should be able to be read without causing spine damage to the reader. That being said, the minute Pete DeCourcy opened up…

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RIP Gene Colan

Another member of Marvel’s silver age bullpen has passed on as Gene Colan passed Friday morning. I’ve written about Colan before but it can’t be overstated how important his work was.  Long runs on both Daredevil and Doctor Strange will…

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Comic Book Docs

In this post is an idea I wish for someone to use because I have not the resources to do it myself. But we’ll get to that. I love documentaries. Okay, I love good documentaries, especially those about music.  Standing…

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A (Half) Week of Thoughts

So I'm trying something a little different this week. I usually write the column in one shot and then go away for a few hours and come back and edit before setting it to post. This week, I'm going to write and add as the week goes on up until Wednesday night (regular posting time for me so the editors have time to make sure I'm doing an ok job).
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DC Reboot

Like you didn’t see this coming a mile a way. I’m writing this on Tuesday.  The day of the big DC announcement that they are rebooting the DC universe. 52 titles starting with a new Justice League #1 on August…

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On Rob Granito

Rob, Rob, Rob, man did you make waves. Not good ones mind you. In fact, you not only caused problems for you, you may have caused issues for a ton of other people. I know this is a story that…

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Just A Thought | Scalped

Pete DeCourcy would have made a pretty good drug dealer. A year or two ago, it was Christmas time, I was in The Blue Beetle and I was looking for something new to try out. “Have you read Criminal yet?”…

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