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||In 1938, a young detective escapes
death only to discover that his life had been changed
forever. It's the new graphic novel on sale now at Amazon
featuring a character very familiar to visitors to
mix of monster movies, gangster flicks, and good old
fashioned superhero comics.
Sci-Fi with a Twist
Short science fiction and fantasy stories that, more often
than not, end with a surprise or twist you couldn’t see
coming. Transport yourself to other lives and other worlds
where travel through time and space is a reality and where
second chances and the end of the world sometimes cross
paths. It’s a detour into the unknown filled with wonder and
excitement beyond reality, and yet close enough, to make you
second guess yourself.
||The sequel to the Time Cruisers is
The Man from Nowhere
A man appeared from nowhere near the
small out west town of South Fork in the 1800’s, and quickly
became the town’s trusted sheriff. His speed with a gun was
greater than what any of the locals had ever seen before. If
only he could remember who he was and where he came from,he
might have a chance against the man every bit as fast with a
gun as he is that wants him dead and doesn’t care who he has
to kill to do it.
The Incredible Hulk vs Rom the Spaceknight
The Incredible Hulk issue 296 is one of
my favorite comic books from back in the day. This is
one of those classic issues that you can read over and
Not only does the Hulk take on Rom Spaceknight, but he also battles another Hulk
that I believe was most likely inspired by the old Hulk
incarnation from the TV show.
Buyersmls.com has a great list of super science fiction
books with lots of great action and adventure.
The History of the Red Skull Captain America's Biggest Enemy
the back of Captain America #12 1998 the Red Skull's history up
to that point is laid out. These are words from that issue for
the most part.
Describing the Skull the article says, "He has been called the
most evil man who ever lived. The symbol of hate. The
incarnation of torture. A bane to all those who would live free
from tyranny. And therefore, it should come as no surprise that
he is the sworn enemy of the land of the free's protector of
liberty, Captain America."
||Lucky Cat is sort of a throw back to
a simpler time when cartoon animals ruled the world. His
books are simple, but fun. There are no secret political
agendas even if there is the occassional humorous reference
to current events. Parents and grandparents can rest assured
that if they buy their kids or grand kids a Lucky book that
their children will not be subjected to questionable or
Find out more about the Lucky Cat book series.
||Color the original superhero,
Uncle Sam! Now for those that love history and
patriotism there's a coloring book that celebrates Uncle
Sam's poster history as well as patriotic scenery and
imagery to have fun coloring. Follow the link for more info
and some comic book history of Uncle Sam.
Uncle Sam's Coloring Book
The 1982 JSA/JLA/All-Star Sqadron Team-up!
In 1982 one of my favorite time story
epics of all time made it's way to the local newstand. DC
Comics took the annual JSA/JLA team-up and expanded it into
the JSA's book the All-Star Squadron. The fate of Earth-1,
Earth-2, and Earth-Prime was held in the balance as well as
the past and future.
Superman’s Health and Fitness Mission for President Kennedy
Back in 1963 very shortly before the
assassination of John F. Kennedy, the Kennedy administration
asked DC Comics to involve Superman into their health and
fitness program. The project was cancelled after the death
of JFK, but brought back after Johnson asked DC to publish
the special story, which they did.
more on this piece of history!
Spider-Man Marvel Team-Up Time Travel Adventure!
Relive the awesome 1975 story arc that sent Spider-Man from
Salem, Massachusetts in 1692 to the far off post apocalyptic
future world of 1990???? and beyond to team up with
Deathlok, Killraven, Doctor Doom, the Vision, Scarlet Witch,
Space Stars goes to DVD
Space Stars is a 1981 NBC Saturday morning cartoon created
by Hanna-Barbera which ran from 1981-1982 on NBC. I remember
because those were the good old days when I personally
watched Saturday mornings that were filled with cool
cartoons. The Space Stars featured the return of 60's
superhero space stars like Space Ghost, the Herculoids, and
even brought back Astro from the Jetsons to team up with
some other heroic dogs, the Space Mutts.
Now the series is on DVD.
Order the DVD set from Amazon now!
||The Action Bible presents 215
fast-paced narratives in chronological order, taken from the
Holy Bible’s historical flow.
Check out our new feature on
The Action Bible for more details and video from the
Sergio Cariello who has worked for all the major
comic book companies.
Brazilian artist Sergio Cariello has created
attention-holding illustrations marked by rich coloring,
dramatic shading and lighting, bold and energetic designs,
and emotionally charged figures.
Why the Avengers are Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Part 2
Clint Barton, also known as Hawkeye, is
the perfect example of an Avenger who's had his share of
exciting adventures both on his own and with the team. The
Avengers changed his life, and he has gone through
considerable character developement since his creation. When
Hawkeye joined "Cap's Kooky Quartet" he would constantly
pick fights with his teammates Cap and Quicksilver, and
possessed an attitude that made him frustrating to be
Why the Avengers are Earth's Mightiest Heroes, Part 1
Hank Pym is one character who doesn’t get the credit he
deserves. It shouldn’t be forgotten that he helped found the
team. He was an Avenger even before Captain America showed
up. He’s gone through several superhero personas over the
years such as “Ant-Man”, “Giant-Man”, “Goliath” and
“Yellowjacket” and even though he hasn’t always been around
writers love to use him.
Christian Science Fiction and Fantasy Books List
You've probably heard of Chronicles of
Narnia, but did you know CS Lewis had a space trilogy?
Also have you ever heard of the
awesome King Aurthur books by Stephen R. Lawhead?
Of course everyone knows about the
Lord of the Rings. Check out the link above for a list of
cool Christian Oriented Science Fiction and Fantasy books.
A Top Ten List of Time Travel Books
A list of new and classic books on the
best science fiction topic of all time, time travel. Check
out the list to see if you've missed reading a classic.
Did you know that Mark Twain wrote one
of the early books on time travel?
Behind the Scenes of The Time Cruisers Book
I discuss the ideas that went behind the
book's story, and the movie inspirations that influenced the
type of action in the story.
Also presented are thoughts on the
switch for John Martin from a masked superhero to more of a
traditional action hero, the Philadelphia Experiment, time
traveling back to Bible times, and some thoughts on Agent
Martin's number one nemesis, Bastian Wolfe.
Where are the good guys?
Is there such a thing as actual good guys
anymore in comics, television, and movies?
Depending on your age, you may or may not
remember a time when superheroes and heroes in general aimed at
kids actually took moral stances on things like stealing, lying,
cheating, and so forth. These days heroes barely seem to hold
life itself in very high regard.
What is a hero really? Is it just someone
that can beat the living crap out of the bad guys? These days
the line between bad guy and good guy is so faint about the only
thing separating them is plain old murder.
More on Where are the good guys article
TV Batman's Moral Inspiring Quotes
Remember when Batman wasn't all dark and gritty? It was back
when Adam West played the Caped Crusader in the 1960's. Back
then Batman didn't just punch the bad guys, he was a great
moral example to America's youth. Here's some quotes to
bring back memories of the good old days when Batman and
Robin were as worried about being good moral heroic examples
as punching out the bad guys.
Ghostly Halloween Pics!
Halloween 2012 is here. Here are some samples of the great
monster related stuff in our fan art gallery.
Bionic Man Takes on Bionic Woman!
The fight we always wanted to see on TV!
Coming from Dynamite in January 2013, in
association with NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products,
two classic icons will clash in The Bionic Man vs. The
Bionic Woman #1! Written by Keith Champagne and featuring
covers by Ardian Syaf, Sean Chen, Jonathan Lau, Jack
Herbert, and drawn by Jose Luis, this series is not to be
How Edgar Rice Burroughs began writing in his own words
I found an article first published in the
Washington Post 1939, and then reprinted in DC Comics Tarzan
#230 in 1975, which was written by Edgar Rice
Burroughs, the creator of Tarzan and John Carter,
describing what got him into writing.
Steve Reeves the Legendary Hercules
The History of Earth-Two and the Introduction to the New
Most older comic fans are well aware of Earth-Two which was
created to explain how the original Golden Age versions of
characters such as The Flash could appear in stories with
their Silver Age counterparts, but now there is coming a new
Earth 2 that makes some major changes to the heroes we grew
From 1959 through 1964, Famous body
builder Reeves went on to appear in a string of sword and
sandal movies shot on relatively small budgets, and although
he is best known for his portrayal of the Greek hero
Hercules, he played the character only twice: in the 1957
film and its 1959 sequel Hercules Unchained (released in the
US in 1960). His first Hercules film was an 1958 Italian
epic fantasy feature based upon the Hercules myths and the
Quest for the Golden Fleece. Hercules was directed by Pietro
Francisci and produced by Federico Teti. The film spawned a
sequel, Hercules Unchained, that also starred Reeves and
||We are so excite to announce that one of
our members known as Rick Jones on our boards and gallery,
author Charles N Raymond (Author) has now released
"Exile Hero" which is available at Amazon
as a Kindle release.
The book is based in a fantasy world and follows the life of
Jensin, a young man whose village is slaughtered by a band of
monstrous creatures that live beneath the Earth's surface. Their
reasons are kept secret. Jensin's mysterious father sends him on
a quest to kill their leader, Ishtar. Jensin takes with him a
small group of survivors, who all have their own backstories.
more about "Exile
Batman Arkham City
The highly popular video game Batman Arkham City is selling
like hot cakes. We've got a video walkthrough, free
wallpaper, trailers, and books from Batman's biggest game
yet plus a link to buy from Amazon and help support this
Here's the game
description - Become the Dark Knight in a genuinely
authentic Batman experience with advanced, compelling
gameplay on every level, epic super-villain encounters and
unexpected glimpses into Batman's tortured psychology.
||One of my favorite comic book artists
I grew up with was Superman artist Curt Swan. At the time I
think I sort of took his work for granted always looking
forward more to seeing someone's work like
John Byrne for example, but now as an adult I really
appreciate the clear crisp sort of classic look Swan brought
to Superman comics. I really miss seeing his type of art,
and the type of stories that accompanied those Silver Age
The Life of Curt Swan in Comics at SupermanTV.net
American Comic Books: Clash of Race and Culture During World
War II by Jerod
Jerod shares what was a former college paper study on racism
in comics and theaters during World War II. It's a very
fascinating look at history especially for those that love
history and comic book superheroes.
Jerod discusses Superman, Batman,
Captain America, the Justice Society, the Green Hornet, and
Superman and the American Way
Explore why Superman and the American way are inseparable.
What's the history behind Superman's never ending battle for
truth, justice, and the American way?
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