Category Tales from The Comicdenn

Mark Schultz Carbon 3

Last week Carbon 3 was released by Mark Schultz. If you are not familiar with Mark Schultz, he is most famous for being the Creator of Xenozoic Tales and Cadillacs and Dinosaurs. He is notoriously slow and has not done…

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Fan Expo Toronto Sept 2018

I went to this year’s Fan Expo looking, as I always do, for some series that I either missed, or didn’t know existed, and this year was no exception. Now I am usually art driven first and story second. Jackson”Butch”…

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X-Men Elsewhen

There was a thread on byrnerobotics.com over the last few weeks that generated a ton of excitement in followers of John Byrne. The question came up asking if you could you go back to Marvel and pencil for somebody else to…

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Babylon Berlin

I was in a Chapters a few weeks back picking up some non-comic book related reading material and decided to take a walk over to the Graphic novel section. My copy of Batman Year One had mysteriously disappeared and I…

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A Giant at Fan Expo Toronto!

Having grown up during the Silver Age of comics, many of my favorite artists have unfortunately passed away. So the announcements over the last few years for Fan Expo in Toronto, haven’t gotten that rush of adrenaline happening for me.…

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Maus

I recently read an article regarding the Holocaust and that one-fifth of millennials in the U.S., a full 22% haven’t heard of ,or aren’t sure if they’ve ever heard of, the Holocaust, according to a study published on International Holocaust…

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Comic Book Heaven!

It’s amazing how many times on Facebook, or different message boards someone gets made out to be the bad guy. I tend to take most of  these comments as nothing more than someones opinion, not necessarily fact. I have also …

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Born Again

So, I was looking through one of my bookcases full of graphic novels, artists profiles, Jack Kirby Collectors et cetera, for something to peruse and ran my fingers across the TPB of Daredevil Born Again. My finger stopped. My mind…

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Pencils with the King!

I have been working up for this, my last column of 2017 for the whole year. The idea came to mind as many do, completely by accident. Every once in awhile a Silver age page of Jack Kirby pencils makes its way…

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Gotham Central

Now I am venturing way out of the Silver Age on this post! I reread the first 28 issues of 2003’s Gotham Central over the last week, and what a great read it was. The series is written by Brubaker…

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Steve Ditko at 90!

On November 2nd, Steve Ditko turned ninety! The rather reclusive Ditko, in his usual fashion, kept out of the spotlight altogether. If you are reading this column, you are likely well aware of the incredible amount of work that Mr.…

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