"It does seem to be the case that different countries have different style, genre and format tastes. Their different distribution systems might also reach different parts of their populations.
Wikipedia's article "Marvel UK"…"
"Karate Kid, Princess Projectra and Ferro Lad were introduced together in 1966 (in Jim Shooter's debut issue), and Shadow Lass in 1967. Chemical King and Timber Wolf joined together in 1968. The next new Legionnaire was Erg-1/Wildfire, who…"
"XVI. The Window
The house was old, with tangled wings outthrown,
Of which no one could ever half keep track,
And in a small room somewhat near the back
Was an odd window sealed with ancient stone.
There, in a dream-plagued childhood, quite alone
"I see Philip had already described the story. Sorry, Philip.
The corner box image of Marvel Boy on the Marvel Super Action cover is from Kirby's cover for Fantastic Four #164.
The one on the What If issue is from the cover's…"
"Under the name the Crusader the original Marvel Boy was the villain in Fantastic Four #164-#165. Spoiler warning. When Marvel Boy found the Uranians had been killed in a natural disaster he blamed the bankers who had delayed him on…"
Deep in my dream the great bird whispered queerly
Of the black cone amid the polar waste;
Pushing above the ice-sheet lone and drearly,
By storm-crazed aeons battered and defaced.
Hitler no living earth-shapes takes their courses,
"I've not read Ellison's work, but Wells's novel might also have a political meaning. Griffin's sense of superiority makes him impatient of others. Due to the combination of the freeing effect of invisibility and his…"
"Edgar Wallace Again the Ringer
Short stories featuring Wallace's vigilante antihero. The Ringer is an ambiguous figure: he brings justice, but he often has a personal motivation and his methods are amoral. His wife only appears in the last…"
"Philip Ketchum The Cougar Basin War
Western, set in Colorado. After outlaws wreck a horse rancher's place and drive off his horses he goes to work for a cattle rancher named Iron Kate. She wants him because her Texan new neighbours…"
"Edgar Wallace Again the Ringer
Short stories featuring Wallace's vigilante antihero. The Ringer is an ambiguous figure: he brings justice, but he has his own moral standards and often a personal motivation, and his methods are criminal. His…"
"From what I can tell Sun Boy first appeared as a Legion applicant in the second Supergirl/Legion story, in Action Comics #276 (with Bouncing Boy and Brainiac 5). His second appearance, in Adventure Comics #290, was a Superboy-and-Sun Boy story, and…"
"Merely a variant spelling, like Peking/Beijing.
The Captain posted on the source of "Zanadu" p.95. "Xanadu" has its currency in our culture from the opening the opening of Coleridge's great poem "Kubla…"
It is a certain hour of twilight glooms;
Mostly in autumn, when the star-wind pours
Down hilltop streets, deserted out-of-doors,
But shewing early lamplight from snug rooms.
The dead leaves rush in strange, fantastic twists,
The winter sunset, flaming beyond spires
And chimneys half-detached from this dull sphere,
Opens great gates to some forgotten year
Of elder splendours and divine desires.
Expectant wonders burn in those rich fires,
A row of sphinxes…"
Henry K has asked me to relay an invitation to you: I'd appreciate it if you could let Luke Blanchard, Phillip Portelli, and anyone else who posted in my "NEW GODS", "WESTERNS" and "BIBLE" threads know about my KIRBY LAND group.
After a Jack Kirby Fan Group forum was hijacked by an unscrupulous individual on Facebook, Henry began his own forum, titled "Kirbyland" where he, and like-minded individuals continue to promote their beliefs on Facebook.
He wanted you to know.
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