Tag Gerry Conway

Undervalued Spotlight #413

Amazing Spider-Man #134, Marvel Comics, July 1974. We’ve had some heavy hitters up the last 5 or 6 weeks so I think we’ll take it easy on the pocketbook this week and pick a cool, fun book that’s affordable. Cool,…

Bronze Age Hulk: Part 2, #163-182

We continue our look at Bronze Age Hulk with Part 2 of this forty issue run. There are some similarities to the first twenty issues. The Hulk fights the Rhino/Abomination combo once again, and we have return trips to Counter-Earth…

The Night Gwen Stacy Died

There are certain moments in comic books that you always remember. These are the moments that stay will you long after you have closed the comic and re-sealed it back into its polybag. They are key parts of the shared…

Best Of 2014, So Says Me

Now that 2014 is over I can post my list of the five best comics I read last year. This list is selected from my own reading and is completely biased, since it's limited to the sixty-seven collected editions, reprints and graphic novels I read and therefore based solely on my personal tastes.

Barry Smith’s Ka-Zar

A few months back, I wrote a column called “Barry Smith, On the Road to Windsor“. I recently revisited this column and noticed that I had, except for a one word mention, given his work on Ka-Zar in Astonishing Tales #3-6…

Full Moon Terror! Marvel Spotlight & Werewolf by Night

October wouldn't be complete if we didn't feature a scary Marvel super-hero in Arcs and Runs! Well yes it would, but it is Halloween and I just can't resist taking a peak at the horror genre in Marvel comics this month. The early seventies was the heyday for this genre with books like Tomb of Dracula, The Monster of Frankenstein, Man Thing, Ghost Rider, Son of Satan, and our featured character Werewolf by Night all getting a chance at their own comic series.