Tag Captain America

Fear Itself #5 (of 7)

There’s nothing to fear except fear itself. In this case, the characters of the Marvel universe are faced with their worst fears as the Serpent slithers into their lives. Those fears are made reality as one by one they lose their own, and one by one they realize they may not win this battle. The Serpent has risen, and the tide of the battle may have swung forever against their favour.
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T Shirts

Yesterday I was at the 80’s Toy Expo, and I found a really cool T shirt (check out my column later this week for more details).  This gave me an idea.  I hit a website I have bought from before,…

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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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Heer’s Fact Checking

This past Saturday Jeet Heer had an article in the Globe & Mail about Captain America entitled “A pop culture Rorschach test”.  I like Heer because he has a deep understanding of the comic community, plus he’s Canadian.  Reading the…

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American Patriotic Superheroes

My recent Pick 5 focused on Canadian Superheroes.  Since Independence Day just recently passed, I got thinking of heroes who fought for “Old Glory”.  Here is my list of American Patriotic Superheroes. #5 Iron Patriot The Iron Patriot was Norman…

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Cap Selling…Out

Came across this wonderful letter in my inbox this morning: Captain America has sold out to Corporate America! [quote]Dear Customer, Celebrate Captain America at Baskin Robbins! With the highly anticipated release of Captain America: The First Avenger out this summer,…

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Auction Highlights #56

ComicLink June 2011 Focused Auction The ComicLink Focused Featured Auction has just ended. Of the top 50 sales 45 were Marvel while 4 were DC and there was one Warren Magazine Vamperella #1 (a CGC 9.4 that sold for $2,117.00).…

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Undervalued Spotlight #90

Captain America #117, Marvel Comics, September 1969 There’s an old saying that goes ‘timing is everything’ and the time seems right for me do dig this one out of my “Future Undervalued Spotlights” file. I read with sadness today of…

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2011 Movie Action Figures

Summer comic movie blockbusters.  There’s nothing like them.  What’s even better for us fans (and toy collectors) are the toys. This year we have new Thor, Green Lantern and Captain America toys hitting the shelves.  Already on those shelves are…

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Auction Highlights #54 – Pedigree

Pedigree Grand Auction, May 17th Thanks to Charlie’s egging in the comments field of my last ComicLink Auction Highlights I’ve decided to cover my first Pedigree Grand Auction. Pedigree has been around for a while and they’ve produced some record…

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Summer Comic Book Movie Run-Down

Our first glimpse of warm weather reminds us that summer is just around the corner. April showers bring more than May flowers; they bring the start of the summer movie season. What comic book movies hit the big screen this…

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Undervalued Spotlight #81

Pep Comics #1 is an incredibly strong comic book. Just take a look at the great robot cover (one of the early robot covers in comics). This book feature the 1st appearance of the Shield, America’s 1st patriotic hero (Captain…

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