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Luke Blanchard's Discussions

A Brief History of American Comic Books

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luke Blanchard Nov 26, 2016. 5 Replies

A Story for Halloween 2016

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeff of Earth-J Oct 19, 2016. 3 Replies

Horror Stories for Halloween 2016: Index

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ronald Morgan Nov 6, 2016. 1 Reply

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Luke Blanchard replied to Alan M.'s discussion So, What Are You Reading These Days? (besides comics)
"I'm reading The Werewolf of Ponkert by H. Warner Munn, which is comprised of the first two stories from his Werewolf Clan series. These two originally appeared in Weird Tales in the 1920s. Reportedly, Munn's inspiration for the first…"
4 hours ago
Luke Blanchard replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The original Phantom Eagle was a Fawcett hero, a costumed young aviator who appeared in Wow Comics. He debuted a few months before Airboy. Marvel's hero wasn't a close copy, but was visually close enough that I've no…"
12 hours ago
Luke Blanchard replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Randy Jackson reads Captain America
"My understanding is the ending of Captain Marvel #16 was done to set up the new version of the feature established in #17. By implication, the decision to put Rick into Captain Marvel had been taken by the time #16 came out, but not too much…"
13 hours ago
Luke Blanchard replied to PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod's discussion Anything, Everything, or Nothing At All
"I thought this might interest Doctor Who fans. Robert Holmes was the original show's best writers and script editors. This video is a trailer for a Region 2/PAL release of Invasion, a British SF film from 1966. Holmes…"
yesterday
Luke Blanchard replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion I get to write about comics!
""Top 15 comics and cartoon cars" would be a list with more variety than "top 15 flying cars"."
yesterday
Luke Blanchard replied to PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod's discussion Anything, Everything, or Nothing At All
"I wasn't. I did. That's very well done."
yesterday
Luke Blanchard replied to ClarkKent_DC's discussion I get to write about comics!
"You could potentially get a list out of flying cars in comics. The idea sounds a little tepid to me, but identifying their makes could perk it up for car nuts. I can think of the Star-Rocket Racer from "Star-Spangled Kid",…"
yesterday
Luke Blanchard replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Randy Jackson reads Captain America
"According to the GCD the background of the #109 cover is the front page of the New York Times for Dec. 8 1941. (Hat-tip: the comments at Supermegamonkey.)"
yesterday
Luke Blanchard replied to Captain Comics's discussion 'Iron Fist' took a while to forge
"I think e-comics do offer three things print comics don't: they're portable on e-devices; they're more easily stored; and you're less likely to be mocked for reading them. I use a large screen, and can read a comics page at…"
yesterday
Luke Blanchard replied to Randy Jackson's discussion Randy Jackson reads Captain America
"It's been pointed out that in some versions of Cap's origin he's given an injection, and in others he's zapped with rays. This might be the first ray version. I like the cover. Compare the splash panel from Mr America's…"
yesterday
Luke Blanchard replied to Captain Comics's discussion 'Iron Fist' took a while to forge
"(1) I believe some characters have mainly legacy appeal (Ellery Queen), and others have a combination of inherent appeal and legacy appeal (Sherlock Holmes). A legacy appeal character isn't all that great in himself, but is interesting to…"
yesterday
Luke Blanchard replied to PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod's discussion Anything, Everything, or Nothing At All
"Here we go. For more on Der Tiger von Eschnapur/Das Indische Grabmal see here. Shots from Lang's leper pit scenes were incorporated into the mutant pit scenes in Beyond the Time Barrier (1960). Wikipedia's page on that film…"
Tuesday
Luke Blanchard replied to PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod's discussion Anything, Everything, or Nothing At All
"Fritz Lang versus Steven Spielberg"
Tuesday
Luke Blanchard replied to PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod's discussion Anything, Everything, or Nothing At All
""Vendetta for a Dead Friend": a fan made Danger Man episode."
Tuesday
Luke Blanchard replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Thanks, Richard."
Tuesday
Luke Blanchard replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I know even less about distribution in Australia than I do distribution in the US. Retailers must have stood to lose money if they don't do the stripping, as otherwise they wouldn't have bothered doing it. So either they paid for the…"
Tuesday

Comment Wall (4 comments)

At 6:44am on June 27, 2009, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Luke! Glad you made it to the new site, Legionnaire!
At 12:35am on March 8, 2010, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, Luke.
At 10:11pm on March 8, 2011, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Happy birthday, Luke.
At 12:28pm on March 18, 2014, Kirk G said…

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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