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Marvel's Greatest Comics #58, 1975 (originally Fantastic Four #76, 1968)

Continuing from a post from earlier this year, I wanted to push forward with part two of this awesome story. Of course, the first Galactus story is best, but this one is no pushover. 183 more words

Comic Books

Aquaman will rule in new DC films, but first as this Play Arts Kai figurine

During the superhero revival of the “Silver Age” 1950s and 1960s, Aquaman was re-introduced as one of the founders of the Justice League of America. As all interesting superhero characters are, Aquaman is tortured and conflicted, oscillating between his positions as a fallen king of Atlantis and brooding doer of good. 99 more words

Sgt. Fury and His Howling Commandos #121, 1974

As we can still see Veterans Day (Remembrance Day also) in our rear-view mirror, I thought it would be cool to throw out a military comic, in honor of all those who have served. 171 more words

Comic Books

Uncanny Next Force

So, now that you’ve picked up your first title, your next question might be…or perhaps even should be, where do I go when it comes to spin off and tie in titles? 641 more words


“Tomorrow You Live, Tonight I Die!!” (1969)

Captain America #111 – “Tomorrow You Live, Tonight I Die!!” (1969)

written by Stan Lee

art by Jim Steranko & Joe Sinnott



Why did God Wait So Long to Come Down as Christ?

Here is part of a Spiritual Conundrum submitted to Spiritual Insights for Everyday Life by a reader named Achilles:

Why would God wait to come down as Christ and not do that from the outset?

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The Bible

The Silver Age origin of ... The Dollmaker!

A couple of weeks ago, the behind-the-scenes bad guy on Gotham (the pre-Batman Batman show on Fox) was an unseen character called The Dollmaker. If you’ve been keeping up with the current incarnation of the DC Universe, you’ll recognize that name — he’s the cannibalistic villain Barton Mathis, who did the Joker a favor and cut his face off for him. 659 more words

Plastic Man