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Neal Adams has HUGE biceps…

…and how I ended up getting a Green Arrow sketch from him at WonderCon 2019. I was not planning to get a sketch from Neal this past weekend, though I have admired his art since I was a teenager, but … Continue reading

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That Time Peter Parker Married Gwen Stacy in Mexico…

Blowing up on the internet today… Turns out that Publisher La Prensa in Mexico published 45 unique/new Spider-Man comics in the 1970s that ignored Gwen Stacy’s death and documented a parallel Spider-Verse where Gwen not only lived, but she & … Continue reading

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Stan Lee is My Superhero

Stan Lee, the man I credit with inspiring my 48 years (and counting) love of comic books, passed away on November 12, 2018 at the age of 95.  Today, December 28, 2018, would have been his 96th birthday. I wanted … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Sunday July 22

Last day of Comic Con is typically an easy-going day for me.  There aren’t as many panels to choose from and there are “last day deals” down on the convention floor.  But, even “less panels” for Comic Con entails far … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Saturday July 21

Traditionally the busiest day of the convention, I generally try to stay up at panels as much as possible and avoid the super-crowded convention floor.  Above is a view of downtown San Diego across from the convention center (taken from … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Friday July 20

This Blog is LONG overdue.  The last few months have been a real “overcome by events of life” and my attention to ComicSpectrum have not been at the top of the stack.  I’ve been posting to the Facebook page and … Continue reading

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SDCC 2018: Thursday July 19

With Preview night behind me, it was time to dive into the convention proper, and what I was REALLY interested in was attending a lot of panels.  As I’ve said before, there are numerous convention experiences that can be tailored … Continue reading

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