Tag Archives: Marvel Comics

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: 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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2016 Favorites of the Year: Bob Bretall

It’s time for the last installment where the four regular ComicSpectrum contributors for 2016 have each shared their “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  what … Continue reading

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2016 Favorites of the Year: Shawn Hoklas

It’s time for Shawn Hoklas’ list of favorites as the regular contributors to the ComicSpectrum site each share their “Top 10” list for 2016. We are not declaring our favorites to be magically the “best” things produced, but rather just  … Continue reading

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Bob’s Blog: Top 10 for 2015

We’re back on this New Year’s Eve Day 2015 with our final “Top 10” from your site owner & editor, Bob Bretall!   As with Al and Shawn’s picks, they’re not in explicit order from 1 to 10, but are 10 … Continue reading

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