Veterans Day tribute over at Newsarama.
And the pic above? It's a recruiting poster done by John Romita back during the Korean War!
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
What makes people be a dick on the Internet? A few things. And real psychological professionals tell you all about it over at Newsarama. Go read. Then please don't be a dick.
photo illustration: Zach Pennington
Thursday, October 15, 2015
John Romita is a giant in the Earth in terms of comic book artists. You know him. He was "the Spider-Man guy."
But once upon a time, he was just another guy trying to break into the art biz, and his first pro job in comics paid him $270 back in 1949.
So what's that worth today? You can find out at Newsarama, and also find out how much Dan Jurgens, Dan Slott, Roy Thomas and others made for their very first gig (and what it would translate to today).
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
What do Rep. John Lewis, William Shatner, and Jenna Jameson all have in common? Well…they've all written comic books.
And there are other famous Joe and Janes who have done the same. Trek over to Newsarama for a look at 10 big-name people you might not know have written in the comics field.
Friday, July 17, 2015
The result is we sometimes get a plaque in the middle of what is now a Lowe's Home Improvement or a shopping mall. C'est la vie, eh?
But hey—there are some nice monuments, and even though the capitalists might not find the ground sacred, you still can. Put in your worship at some of these sites, courtesy Berkshire Hathaway Travel.
photo: Cullen Stapleton
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
June 22, 2015 was a busy day for Stan Lee. He was mentioned as part of a Supreme Court decision (!) and weighed in on how he thinks Spider-Man should be depicted in movies in light of documents revealed in the Sony hack. Read ’em both at Newsarama.com.