Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Sometimes steelhard skin can be a disadvantage!"
yesterday
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A trio of water-related Josie & the Pussycats! 
They're way hotter than the Riverdale girls! "
Friday
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"DC Super-Stars #7 featured Aquaman, Aqualad, Ocean Master & Black Manta!"
Thursday
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"A trio of Superboy covers, very close together and water-themed!"
Wednesday
Philip Portelli replied to Captain Comics's discussion Anyone want to take a crack at this?
""You thought Bond got all the good stories? Think again. I've been working with Agent Vaseem Khan on something that will give the old chap (?) a run for his money. More soon."
I do cryptoquotes almost every day! "
Tuesday
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
""Whales Smash Ship! But save Jack & Rose! Then get Hulk to land. Not Saturday night yet!""
Tuesday
Philip Portelli replied to Philip Portelli's discussion Squadron Supreme
"Superheroes will wear anything on their heads! 
Roy Thomas created the Squadron Supreme's Earth (Other-Earth), Counter-Earth (in Warlock), Earth-A (where Reed Richards becomes the Thing) and the various What If Earths, maybe Marvel needed their own…"
Jul 15
Jeff of Earth-J replied to Philip Portelli's discussion Squadron Supreme
"This is my first time reading Avengers #85 since Dark Horse began publishing the Crime Does Not Pay archives and I am struck by how much America Eagle resembles CDNP's costumed superhero (yes, superhero) War Eagle. 

ROY THOMAS: "The 85th issue was…"
Jul 15
Philip Portelli replied to Philip Portelli's discussion Squadron Supreme
"AVENGERS #85 (F'71): "The World is NOT For Burning!"
writer: Roy Thomas
art: John Buscema and Frank Giacoia
editor: Stan Lee
Creating a portal to leave Arkon's world, Thor and the Black Panther arrive in New York City, the Black Knight and Aragorn…"
Jul 15
Philip Portelli replied to Philip Portelli's discussion Squadron Supreme
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Jul 15
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Even underwater, you can't escape the Wrath of the Spectre!"
Jul 15
Philip Portelli replied to Philip Portelli's discussion Squadron Supreme
"Some more thoughts about the "Earth-616" Nighthawk: 
Roy Thomas would use him again a mere five months later in Daredevil #62 (Ma'70), forgoing any remath with Captain America. As I said, he pretended to be a hero to gain political power but…"
Jul 14
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"The 7th issue of the Human Torch reprint series featured a rather tepid battle against the Sub-Mariner!"
Jul 14
Philip Portelli replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths
"They killed off the Crime Syndicate in 1985 for being "too confusing" yet they can't let them go!"
Jul 13
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"I saw ads for this in older comics and I'll admit that I know nothing about Bomba the Jungle Boy but I would have bought this one in a heartbeat! 
Plus they reprinted a couple of Bomba stories in the Tarzan 100 Pagers but had to rename him "Simba"!"
Jul 13
Philip Portelli replied to Steve W's discussion A Cover a Day
"Some wanted Tyler to be called "Acting President"."
Jul 12
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