Rambling introduction ending in the same thing. Then use heading 3 and some, all, or other than those listed here. Comic titles are Bold (name of publisher). Coming soon — May 2017 — to a comic shop near you… New Titles Notable Number Ones Noteworthy. Hoard desirable. Weird. Collected Tales [Stories] to Curl Up With […]
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?
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?
This month’s comic Previews looks a bit like The Revenge of the 70s. Along with some trades we’ve been waiting for and the usual ongoing single issues, Dragon will have to give up a bit of shiny treasure to get these Tales for Scales. Coming soon — January 2017 — to a comic shop near you… Welcome Back Both DC and Marvel are channeling a … Continue reading November 2016 Previews
This month’s comic Previews holds some exciting gift possibilities for friends, curious mashups concluding, the arrival of a few trade paperbacks, and more ongoing singles. Continue reading “Tales for Scales: October 2016”