Tag guardians of the galaxy

Undervalued Spotlight #449

Micronauts #8, Marvel Comics, August 1979. I didn’t dare go toe to toe with Stephen’s epic Spotlight #448 from last week I thought I’d grab a nice bite-sized late Bronze Age book we can all aspire to own. This week’s…

Dan Abnett

52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week. Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their…

Undervalued Spotlight #275

Annihilation: Conquest – Starlord #1, Marvel Comics, September 2007 The comic book marketplace is giving us quite a bit of volatility heading into 2016. We’re seeing some old standbys actually lose ground over these past few months and that is…

Review: Legendary Star-Lord 1-2

Many readers of this website have already seen the new Guardians of the Galaxy (GOTG) movie. According to box office returns, GOTG is the highest grossing movie this year, which is really impressive because GOTG pulled in more viewers than…

I am Starlord!

Every time there is a new release of a comic book movie, I help out Big B Comics in Barrie at our local theatre with a table. We have a display set up helping promote the store, and we give away comics and prizes before each screening. The last couple times Dee (Stephanie) and I dress up in cosplay and have fun with the crowds. Seven days before the movie's release we decided we would try to come up with a Guardian's themed costume. Time would be tight, but we scrambled to find the materials it would take to put it all together.

Looking Forward to 2014

Happy New Year to all our readers! Last year was a powerhouse in comic books, but with 2013 a distant image in our rear view mirrors I now turn to 2014. Specifically those things in 2014 that have me awake at night with anticipation.

Undervalued Spotlight #166

Tales to Astonish #13, Marvel Comics, (November 1960) “Kirby Mosters”, mention that to any seasoned comic book collector and they will immediately get it. “Ah yes, the old Atlas stuff, great f‘n covers eh!” Indeed. Marvel Comics as we know…

BIFF SOCKO: “SHAKE AND BAKE..IN SPACE!!!”

It’s time for another update from BIFF SOCKO, TWO-FISTED NEWSHOUND. Biff Socko covers Comic Book News like zits on the A-V Club. Faster than Perry White! Stronger than J. Jonah Jameson! Hotter than Cat Grant. He is…BIFF SOCKO!   DATELINE:…