"I think consistency in the writer/artist team, which for many years was the norm, does help to retain readers. Now that the companies are less bound to having 12 issues a year coming out on the exact week every month it should be easier to keep…"
"When I returned to comics in 1989 I avoided the X-Men titles because they had become impenetrable to new and returning readers.
I think that if Marvel is going to try "clever" things that change their long-term characters they should do…"
"I was born near London but had my fourth birthday in Los Angeles. The only British comic I had was a small hardback of Rupert the Bear. From the look of the artwork I would have loved Beano if I had seen it."
"Mr. Silver Age said:
Richard, I figured out the resolution and HR was my top candidate. I said as much in a FB discussion last week when someone mentioned it. They re-introduced the transmogrifier and its ability to change a guy to look like a woman…"
"Leslie Nielsen had a lot of straight dramatic roles but apparently showed his cut-up side to his co-workers. After he was finally cast in Airplane his funny side took off more than his serious side ever did."
"Jeff of Earth-J said: That scene sounds very familiar to me, Richard, but I think you're misremembering when it happened. Peggy Carter has not yet been reintroduced into modern copntinuity; that scene is yet to come in the Englehart era.…"
"I loved the resolution of the dead Iris plot. It wasn't a cheat and I can't imagine how anyone would have guessed it was coming.
After all of the misery this season, I would have preferred they let everyone be happy in the last episode. Do…"
Hey Richard, if you've got the first Tales of Suspense Atlast Masterworks, with the corrected table of contents, how about photocopying it for me and mailing it to me? My copy reprints the table of contents for the first Tales to Astonish volume in error. I'd like a copy of the correct list (all of 3-4 pages, I would think) to fold and store with the volume.
If you do, could you mail it to: Kirk Groeneveld, 105 Second St., Athens, OH 45701