Tag: comics history

Becoming Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing first shambled into my heart with Alan Moore, Stephen Bissette and John Totleben’s The Saga of the Swamp Thing #24-64 (DC, 1984-7). At a time when I was reading mostly alternative comics, Swamp Thing brought me back to DC, Vertigo, and, eventually, superhero comics. It’s appropriate […]

New Darna series!

There’s a new series featuring the beloved Filipina superhero, Darna, and you can watch via the Filipino Channel App. Check out the trailer here. (Thanks, Ed!) If you are curious, the Gutter’s own Carol wrote about Darna here.

The Canadian Captain Marvel

“We’re going to look at a 1940s Captain Marvel story the way it saw print in Canada back in 1942. As you’ll see, this wasn’t a straight reprint of Fawcett’s Captain Marvel material (as published in CAPTAIN MARVEL ADVENTURES #24. Rather, the entire issue was completely redrawn by […]