Tag Archives: Howard Chaykin

Holy Cow! Jim Steranko’s 1981 Adaption of the Movie ‘Outland’!

I was at my Local Comic Shop this past weekend for ‘Batman Day’ and they were having a 50-cent comics sale.  One of the things that caught my eye was a box full of Heavy Metal magazine from the 1980s … Continue reading

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Baltimore Comic Con 2016: Comics Still Reign at this Con

Living in California, I’ve been to many cons in the western US, but had never been to an east coast convention before, and I had heard nothing but good things about Baltimore and Heroes Con from  east coast friends.  My … Continue reading

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Bob’s Top 10: San Diego Comic Con International 2016

I did so many great things at Comic Con International: San Diego this year! I went out of my way to focus on comics and only comics, so I had a different experience than almost anyone else there, since even … Continue reading

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Bob’s Blog: Getting Ready for Comic-Con 2014

CREDIT: Bob Bretall It’s that magical time of year for a comics fan: San Diego Comic Con (or, as it’s officially named “Comic Con International: San Diego”).  The photo above is from my room at the Bayfront Hilton a couple … Continue reading

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Flying Below the Radar: March 2014

This is a new Blog I’ll do once a month as I read through the advance solicits for comics shipping in two months.  In case people don’t know, every month your local comic shop (LCS) places orders with Diamond Comics … Continue reading

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How Marvel Comics made me an Indie Comics addict

When I was growing up, Marvel Comics were SO GOOD that they gave me a taste for variety that I soon had to move outside of the “Big Two” of Marvel/DC to meet my desire for genres outside of standard … Continue reading

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