Saturday, February 06, 2021

Fun with Comics: I love the Knight's Cave in Knight and Squire

It has a giant bulldog, larger-than-life milk bottles, and an oversized jar of Marmite Moomite.

Wow, I so love this series.

Thursday, February 04, 2021

Fun with Comics: I don't think this is a spoiler anymore, Mister Vader

from Marvel Age #4 (Marvel, July 1983)

Today in Comics History, February 4: Or it might have been April 2 at 5 AM

from "The Man Who Radiated Fear!" in Batman #200 (DC, March 1968), script by Mike Friedrich, pencils by Chic Stone, inks by Joe Giella, letters by Gaspar Saladino

Today in Comics History, February 4, 1996: Happy birthday, Ronald Fergunson, Jr.! Hope you surviveD the experience!

from "No Heroes" in The Joker 80th Anniversary Super-Spectacular #1 (DC, June 2020); co-script by Eduardo Medeiros; co-script, pencils, and inks by Rafael Albuquerque, colors by Marcelo Maiolo, letters by Steve Wand

Oh goodie, he did! Happy endings all around!

Today in Comics History, February 4, 1984: Massive floating heads threaten nation

from Amazing Spider-Man #252 (Marvel, May 1984), script by Roger Stern and Tom DeFalco, pencils by Ron Frenz, inks by Brett Breeding, colors by Glynis Oliver, letters by Joe Rosen

Monday, February 01, 2021

Wild About the Calendar: February: Coming Out of the Closet (The Hard Way)

from "Wild's 1954 Calendar: February" in Wild #5 (Marvel/Atlas, August 1954); script, pencils, and inks by Howie Post

The 2010 2021 Marvel Calendar for February: Free Fallin'

Geez, Ms. (not-quite-yet-Captain) Marvel from the 2010 Marvel Calendar what still works for February 2021, sit up!

"February: Ms. Marvel" from the Marvel Calendar 2010 (Marvel, 2009)
(Click picture to exposure-size)

And put a sweater on! It's snowing outside!

The Marvel Age Calendar for February 1993 2021: February Fightin'

Avengers vs. X-Men? Why, they'll never resort to that sales-goosing gimmick again!

from Marvel Age #122 (Marvel, March 1993), art by Darren Auck and George Pérez
(Click picture to crossover-size)

Yes, it's a scene from the so-early-it-hasn't-even-been-cancelled yet X-Men, when the Marvel's Merry Mutants first met the Mighty Mavengers! Hey, check it out: the X-Men battle Thor and Co., while in the storm cellar, Professor X attacks Lucifer over those raspberruy preserves he put up last summer. Who will win the jam?!?

cover of [Uncanny] X-Men (1963 series) #9 (Marvel, January 1965), pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Chic Stone, colors by Stan Goldberg, letters by Sam Rosen (sourced)

Clip 'n' color 'n' display it all month!

Sunday, January 31, 2021

What's Bully Watching?: Kittens!

They are showing kitten videos right now (and, pretty much 24/7) on the PlutoTV Cats channel if you need some serotonin.

I need it and I bet you do too.

Stuff Bully Got Wants: Starbucks "Year of the Ox" Merch

Oh wow, all the best Starbucks Year of the Ox Bull merchandise is only available in Singpore, more's the pity! Warning: cuteness ahead!

If any of my pals are in Singapore couldja please pick these up for me? I'll give ya hugs!

Note in 2022: None of this stuff ever even showed up on eBay. Pfui!