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T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents return! Again?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Comics Nov 21, 2013. 23 Replies

Has anyone noticed a small one-dollar book that snuck onto the shelves this month?It's part of the Hundred Penny press reprint line from IDW.It's a reprinting of THUNDER Agents #1....featuring…Continue

Tags: Noman, Dynamo, Agents, THUNDER, Wood

Aurora Model Kit: Spider-Man

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk G Nov 30, 2013. 20 Replies

So, many years ago, I bought a two pack of model kits on eBay for my kids for Xmas.  One was the Hulk, and the other was Spidey.  I remember these ads from the backs of silver age Marvel comics, but…Continue

Tags: Testor, model, Northern Lights, paints, Hulk

"Gravity" - Hot, Hit Movie

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk G Oct 14, 2013. 2 Replies

The wife and I saw "Gravity" in 2D over the weekend.It's REALLY good...great special effects...you'll wonder how in the world they ever shot this with long on-going pans and tilts and slow…Continue

Tags: SciFi, Clooney, Bulluck, Apollo, Gravity

New Superman License Plate Celebrates Ohio Birthplace

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kirk G Oct 10, 2013. 5 Replies

Just two days ago, I realized that my car's license plates had expired the first of the month.Ordinarily, I would have caught this as my birthday approaches...except the car I drive is actually…Continue

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Mr. Silver Age replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"I'm just trying to figure out why you believe nobody was excited about that book, and why you feel that every single copy of that comic was bought only for speculation purposes. You're talking in absolutes, and it's not an all or…"
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Dave Blanchard replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
22 hours ago
Mr. Silver Age replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"I think we're experiencing semantical differences. Because it sure seems to me like ALL-STAR COMICS # 57 was the END of the Golden Age and ALL-STAR WESTERN # 58 was the beginning of the interregnum between the Golden and Silver Ages (sometimes…"
yesterday
Richard Willis replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"As a brief aside, I wish Legends of the Dark Knight #1 garnered more attention than that caused by its multiple color-overlay covers. It was the first comic I bought after a ten-year absence. I bought it (a single copy) new at the San Diego…"
yesterday
Dave Blanchard replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
">> I just as firmly believe that Ages are time periods, not styles or plotlines within each title. I don't know that anyone has ever argued that Michaelangelo left the Renaissance at a different time than Raphael or Donatello.…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"Crisis certainly resonated with the feelings of fans of a certain age but it wasn't merely an emotional response. The events of the series like the deaths of Barry Allen and Kara Zor-El, the destruction of the Multiverse, the rewriting of…"
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Dave Blanchard replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
">> Ages are about excitement with superheroes, and  none of the 1,000 people who bought 7 million copies of Jim Lee's X-Men #1 were excited about the superhero adventure they were about to read. Just like the people who bought…"
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Mr. Silver Age replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"I knew it was the end of the majority of "my" childhood heroes.   I'm not sure that kind of personal feeling carries much weight in deciding Ages for all fans. Crisis rebooted things, but ultimately they weren't all…"
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Philip Portelli replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"Well, I call myself a "Fan of Bronze" though I have no desire for that crown either! But to give my two cents, I can accept Crisis on Infinite Earths #12 as the end of DC's Bronze Age. Indeed, when Crisis debuted, I…"
Wednesday
Mr. Silver Age replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"It sounds to me like LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT would be a great candidate to launch whatever Age *followed* the Bronze Age. It wasn't an Age, though, since Ages are about excitement with superheroes, and  none of the 1,000 people who…"
Wednesday
Dave Blanchard replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"OK, that's what I thought you were thinking about (since I'm sure you've mentioned this a time or two before, though we sorta tabled this discussion for a few years), but I didn't want to assume. So now I'm going to flip…"
Wednesday
Mr. Silver Age replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"Legends of the Dark Knight #1, which had differently colored covers on various copies in an effort to exploit collectors' weaknesses. When it worked, it set off a bunch of alternative covers and polybags that made the contents of the superhero…"
Tuesday
Dave Blanchard replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"So then, what was it exactly that you say ended the Bronze Age in November 1989?"
Tuesday
Mr. Silver Age replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"I understand those elements of Crisis, but I'm not sure how you define an Age and how that fits with it. I say an Age occurs when more people than earlier became interested in superhero comics. WWII did that. The Batman TV show did that. So did…"
Tuesday
Dave Blanchard replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"The Bronze Age ending point has to be a moment that "ends" something, not that starts something. The end of the Golden Age brought on horror and funny animal comics. The end of the Silver Age brought on sword and sorcery and the…"
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Mr. Silver Age replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"I'm not sure what critieria end the Bronze Age with an event that brought a lot of new (or returning) readers to the stands looking for superheroes. A bunch of new #1s? That sounds like 1968, too. Or maybe 1966, when Batman camped it up and got…"
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Comment Wall (7 comments)

At 6:25pm on September 28, 2011, Figserello said…
Hi Kirk. Happiness was offering us all the same 'something'. Happiness is fleeting and fickle.

;-)
At 7:19pm on September 28, 2011, Kirk G said…
Did anyone take her up on it, yet?
At 7:55pm on September 28, 2011, Captain Comics gave Kirk G a gift
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Will do, and thanks for the heads up!
At 8:58pm on September 30, 2011, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Thanks for the friend invite, Kirk. Would it be too cheesy of my to say, "I have been and always shall be...your friend?"
At 10:46pm on September 30, 2011, Kirk G said…
Naw, that's cute......KHANNNNNNNNNNN!
At 9:08am on March 18, 2012, Chris Fluit said…

Thanks for the support, Kirk. 

At 7:41pm on April 8, 2012, Emerkeith Davyjack said…

...:-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-)

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