Remember When Issue #1 Meant Something?

There was a time when the first issue of a comic was a BIG DEAL.  Something new.  Something worth collecting.  Something a serious collector might buy in multiples because reading issue #1 could spoil its pristine nature.  Sadly, much of this is behind us now.  Big business wants bigger money.  If issue #1 sells more than any other issue, then logic states that more money … Continue reading Remember When Issue #1 Meant Something?

What If It All Started Differently?

Some comic superheroes are so well known that even your grandmother probably knows something about them.  Superman can fly and doesn’t like kryptonite.  Spider-Man was bitten by a radioactive spider.  Wonder Woman has a lasso of truth.  Batman has a bat-cave, a bat-car, and a bat-everything else.  These are the stories that have been around for over 75 years (except that youngster Spider-Man who is … Continue reading What If It All Started Differently?