Tag: Comic Books

  • Dial “P” for Pérez.

    Dial “P” for Pérez.

    I’d been reading comics earlier, but before I picked up issue #23 of The New Teen Titans at a comic store in Balitmore, Maryland, I’d never paid attention to who wrote and drew them. The cover in the display pic is issue #485 of Adventure Comics. At the time, it was where you could find […]

  • Comic Books: That mid-80s “Baxter” B.S.

    Comic Books: That mid-80s “Baxter” B.S.

    I was a teenage boy during a majority of the 1980s, and, outside of a few incidents I’m reluctant to get into here, they were the best years of my life. The best part of those best years? Comic books. I wasn’t any different from your usual 80s nerdy teenager in that respect; I was […]

  • Kitty Love.

    Kitty Love.

    Rumor’s goin’ around that there’s another X-Men spinoff film, and this one’s spotlighting one of my favorite X-people, and my first comic book crush, Kitty Pryde. I’m not ashamed to admit it–when I read issue 152 of The Uncanny X-Men, and came across young Katherine Anne Pryde, it was love at first sight. (In my defense, […]

  • Thank you, Mr. Gruenwald.

    Of course I’m a comic book junkie. High fantasy doesn’t get any higher than superheroes vs. super villains, and aliens vs. other aliens. I started seriously collecting comics when I was about 12 years old, around the time when The Uncanny X-Men was blowin’ up for Marvel, and The New Teen Titans was blowin’ up for […]