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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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Richard Willis replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"I agree that the periodicals are a problem. Since the companies are constantly cancelling and starting or restarting titles they need to try what some smaller companies have done. Do the periodicals (initially jusr afew)  online only for a…"
Jun 21
Mr. Silver Age replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"That's a possible scenario, given that European (especially Belgian) comics begin with anthologies and then are collected into albums, and the genres represented are diverse. I was just in Brussels and was dazzled by the 40+ murals of…"
Jun 21
Richard Willis replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"Well, if all the comics had gone to what was then the 25 cent size and made the newsvendors happy (and continued to raise the prices over the years, to continue to make them happy) the U.S. might still have a diverse comic book readership instead of…"
Jun 21
Luke Blanchard replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"It's not always the case that a guy who wants a bag of chips would be even happier with a more expensive bag of chips that's better value for money."
Jun 21
Dave Palmer replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"Richard, Thank you for looking that up."
Jun 21
Richard Willis replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"Here is the paragraph in Len Brown’s foreword to THUNDER Agents Archives Volume 6 that has what you were looking for: “The Tower Comics line continued until 1969 when the parent company pulled the plug. I was never privy to circulation…"
Jun 20
Richard Willis replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"I have all of the THUNDER archives. When I get home I'll look through the introductions."
Jun 20
Dave Palmer replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
"This is from John Wells’ American Comic Book Chronicles:  The 1960s (1965-1969) from TwoMorrows (page 52): ”[Samm] Schwartz may have been the title’s editor but [Wally] Wood callled the shots when it came to…"
Jun 20
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…"
May 24
Dave Blanchard replied to Kirk G's discussion Silver, Bronze, Iron, Modern Ages: Start & End Dates
May 24
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…"
May 23
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…"
May 23
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.…"
May 23
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…"
May 23
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…"
May 23
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…"
May 23

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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