Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet Box Set


Received an early šŸŽ for my b-day: Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet Box Set!! Twelve volumes of cosmic awesomeness that lay the groundwork for Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Avengers: Infinity War.  Infinity Gauntlet Background Marvel asked Jim Starlin to create a Kirby-esque villain on par with Darkseid. He delivered Thanos, one of the best non-Kirby villains Marvel has… Read More Marvel’s Infinity Gauntlet Box Set

Four Color Fear


Four Color Fear: Forgotten Horror Comics of the 1950s, Fantagraphics Books, Third Editon 2017. Cover design by Tony Ong. The image is originally from “The Corpse That Came to Dinner” originally printed in Out of the Shadows no.9, July 1953 with art by Reed Crandall.  This book sold out for both earlier printings. This highly… Read More Four Color Fear

“The Cartoonist’s Calamity” from Venus no.15


“The Catoonist’s Calamity” by Bill Everett from Venus no.15 from pre-Marvel Timely. This Golden Age classic of an artist’s fevered dream showcases Everett’s imagination and rendering skills. Timely’s Venus is one of the more unusual titles in comic history, evolving through each wave of comic fads from Teenage humor to sci-fi, from romance to horror. … Read More “The Cartoonist’s Calamity” from Venus no.15