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Yes, you read it right -- "Relocating the Marvel Universe" is back and we've continued our trip down the Atlantic Coast to North Carolina, the home of a great college basketball program and a whole lot of lighthouses.
But writing this entry proved to be a bit more difficult than I first expected. You see North Carolina just isn't very conducive to superheroing.…Continue
I moved to York, Pa., about 12 years ago, and my wanderings through the area lead me to an interesting discovery: This was once the headquarters to the Record Club of America, a company that frequently advertised in 1970s-era comics.
Through a little bit of internet Google-fu and some on-site snooping, I've found a little bit about the company that duked it out with BMG and Columbia House, two more well-known music mail-in clubs.
You can read all about it in the…Continue
Over at my website, Comics on the Brain, I take a look at 15 of my favorite cartoon title sequences. Now I'll be the first to admit that my list is just for me. It isn't the "Best Ever" or "World's Greatest" cartoon opening titles. They're just mine, as shaped by my own experience.
(And boy do I get…Continue
Have you ever wondered why people sign up to be part of a supervillain's army? They're sure to get their face beaten in. They might even serve time in jail. They work in horrible conditions: Guarding canisters of poisons, go on patrols through experimental particle facilities, and everyone around them is armed to the teeth.
It's just not exactly what you'd call an OSHA-approved workplace.
But they do it anyway. Why?
Find out a few of the reasons in the latest edition of…Continue