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I Found the Mad Universe!

Collector’s Guide:
– From Strange Tales # 76; Marvel Comics, 1960
Art by Steve Ditko.
This issue also contained I am Dragoom with art by Jack Kirby.

Science Fiction

Rumor Has It - Joaquin Phoenix to Play Doctor Strange?

Multiple entertainment sources are reporting that Joaquin Phoenix is in early talks to star in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. The role had previously been linked to Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy… 82 more words

The American Scream : Peter Milligan - "Shade, the Changing Man"

What surprises me about the Vertigo artwork of the mythically grungy 90s, (as seen in Sandman, Lucifer, Swamp Thing, and Hellblazer) is that I now find it half-assed and amateurish, when at the time it felt like the height of sophistication. 310 more words


With a great character comes…alas, just a decent superhero movie: Revisiting 2002’s ‘Spider-Man’

By Matthew E. Milliken
July 14, 2014

In 2002, Columbia Pictures released a movie titled, simply, Spider-Man. It was a pretty fun outing starring Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst as, respectively, the eponymous hero ( 699 more words


DKW: Ditko Kirby Wood (Fantagraphics)

CREDIT: Fantagraphics

Rating: 5/5 – A Must Read For Every Comics Fan.
by ComicSpectrum EiC Bob Bretall.

Sergio Ponchione has distilled the essence of three of the greatest creators/artists that the comics medium has ever known into a 27 page tribute that every fan of comics should read.  305 more words


ROM SpaceKnight! The Bill Mantlo/Steve Ditko Run!

Unbeknownst to me until recently, the incomparable Steve Ditko had a nice run on ROM! His rendering of the shiny superhero from Galador is quite awesome, and with other artists the caliber of… 80 more words

Comic Books

Short Post & Ditko Costume Preview...

Aaah! I’m procrastinating getting out of the house today.

I was excited to get to the Ditko style costume, and I’ve made some good progress. I still want to tweak the design, and I still need to take the big step of modifying the template pattern for separate mask, gloves, boots, shirt, and pants. 106 more words