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The Great Treasury of Christmas Comic Book Stories

The earliest Christmas comic I can recall reading was in the Smithsonian Book of Comic-Book comics. It was the Carl Barks story “Letter to Santa” featuring Donald Duck and Scrooge McDuck. Over the years I’ve read plenty of good Christmas … Continue reading

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Warbears #1

A long time ago I took a literature course in college where we read and studied novels about dystopian societies. We read ‘Brave New World’, ‘1984’, ‘We’, and several other novels including “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood. That was … Continue reading

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Phantom Stranger 41

Phantom Stranger #41 This piece is dedicated to Chris from Chris and Reggie’s Cosmic Treadmill podcast. Their recent episodes discussing Action comics weekly have inspired me to write about this issue, which I picked up at the Baltimore Comic-con in … Continue reading

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Ragman #4

The Dream Killers It was the late seventies and the Comics Code Authority had been relaxed quite a bit. Wolfmen and Vampires were back and so were more adult themes. Spider-Man and Green Arrow had significant anti-drug messages several years … Continue reading

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Beware #8

The Monsters are Coming! ‘Tis the Halloween season. It is time for stories of ghosts, ghouls, and things that go bump in the night. I picked up this issue of Beware over the weekend at the Baltimore Comic Con (hopefully … Continue reading

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