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#Kirby100 #GoodyRickels

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Blanchard Sep 7. 9 Replies

As part of their celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jack "King" Kirby, DC has been publishing a bunch of specials featuring characters he worked on or created for the company. My…Continue

This looks familiar. Where's Goody Rickels?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff of Earth-J Jun 1. 3 Replies

I've never been to Comic-con and likely never will, but if there was one I would go to, it would be this one, just to get this 2017 convention yearbook! Bruce Timm cover stolen from Mark Evanier's…Continue

Happy birthday to our host, Mr. Silver Age, Craig Shutt

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff of Earth-J May 24. 23 Replies

Even though he rarely shows up to celebrate goofy comics with us these days, we can't let this special day go by without wishing our host Craig Shutt, aka Mr. Silver Age, the happiest of…Continue

Short and quirky posts

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Blanchard Jul 20. 249 Replies

On another thread, my pal Dave Blanchard wrote:>Although I've been around here for a good long while, I'm one of those who were "imported" into this Forum following the implosion of Mr. Age's old…Continue

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Dave Blanchard replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"He had a lot of brothers. One brother was a potato, and another was a hockey puck."
Sep 7
Richard Willis replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"Yeah, I think he was a Chief Petty Officer."
Sep 7
Emerkeith Davyjack replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"...Did Goody have a brother who made a career of the U.S. Navy? Cmdr.?"
Sep 6
Dave Blanchard replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"I've gotta think that Goody Rickels has gotten more from his brief appearances in two issues of SPJO than any other character in comics. I can't think of another character who has done less and yet remains beloved and fondly remembered to…"
Sep 6
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
Aug 31
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"My favorite of the Kirby specials so far has been Manhunter, with Sandman a close second. Today will see the release of two: Black Racer/Shilo Norman and Darkseid. It would have been nice if the Bronze Age Manhunter could have been Paul Kirk, but…"
Aug 30
Luke Blanchard replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"Manhunter and the Golden Age Sandman both appeared in Adventure Comics, of course. S&K apparently intended to call Manhunter Rick Nelson; the Paul Kirk name was from the series it replaced, "Paul Kirk, Manhunter". This was a…"
Aug 30
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"Of the four released so far, I like the Sandman and Manhunter ones the best. The New Gods issue was the weakest of the bunch, INO, although even that has a nice 6-page tale by Walt Simonson."
Aug 30
3 replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"I haven't looked at any of these yet, just been letting them pile up to take in later. But the more i hear little things like this, the better they seem like they're going to be."
Aug 29
Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) replied to Hoy Murphy's discussion #Kirby100 #GoodyRickels
"I saw that, and was filled with delight!"
Aug 29
Hoy Murphy posted a discussion

#Kirby100 #GoodyRickels

As part of their celebration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jack "King" Kirby, DC has been publishing a bunch of specials featuring characters he worked on or created for the company. My favorite so far has been the Sandman Overdrive Special. It has two new Sandman stories and some short reprints in the back. The creative teams really did a nice job on this entertaining issue.What made it even more special, and of interest to this group, is the two-page spread showing the many…See More
Aug 29
Hoy Murphy replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Super-Telepath?
"Forget Supergirl and Wonder Woman. Black Canary also had telepathy...for one issue. Written by Robert Kanigher, of course. Hoy"
Aug 18
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"I bought if for Bat-Mite. Hoy"
Aug 16
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"How about a Journey Into Mystery with Jane Foster by Jack Kirby? Hoy"
Aug 16
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"Sheesh, this one was hard to find! Hoy"
Aug 15
Hoy Murphy replied to Steve W's discussion A Cut From a Cover
"Avengers 162, when the Wasp's brain waves were transferred to Jocasta so Ultron could marry his "mother." Yechh. Hoy"
Aug 14

Comment Wall (3 comments)

At 4:40pm on January 22, 2011, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Welcome, Hoy.
At 7:43pm on January 22, 2011, Philip Portelli said…
Welcome aboard, Hoy from Philip (Starcommander1) Portelli
At 6:27pm on August 9, 2012, Kirk G said…

Hoy, I finally figured out why your name seemed familiar. I've been getting your emails at work for awhile now.  I'm 70 miles north of you at the moment.

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