Opinion Xtra – Online Columnists

Characters with sharp blades: Conan, John Carter of Mars, and Tarzan

I’ve expanded the Comics History part of my website, www.thewildstars.com , that started with a history of Carl Barks’s Disney Ducks. Three comic characters known for weilding sharp blades were Conan the Barbarian, John Carter of Mars, and Tarzan of … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 1 Comment

A Picture’s Worth #1: First CBG column by an artist!

Welcome to my new online Art Blog, “A Picture’s Worth”! Hopefully you get the gist by the title. I think it’s about time CBG had a regular column by an artist (or at least, in this case, “artist/writer”). Wouldn’t it … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 2 Comments

Walt Disney and The Good Duck Artist

I’ve just posted a new page on my website devoted to the legendary Carl Barks. Carl Barks was always one of my favorite storytellers, being both an exceptional artist and extraordinary storyteller. It was a rare combination. If you’d like … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 3 Comments

If YOU Were In Charge Of Marvel What Changes Would YOU make?

Everyone who has read and collected comics for more than a few months at one time or another thinks about it – so what would YOU do if you were in charge of Marvel Comics? What changes would YOU make? … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 3 Comments

The True Adventures of the Masked Comic Book Store Guy

Over on my website, www.thewildstars.com I’ve added a new section to try and dispell a common misconception about the comic book industry. Comic Book Store owners always get a bad rap, as the public perception is that we’re all like … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 1 Comment

The Jack Kirby/Hal Foster Connection

Jack Kirby is an icon of the comic book industry. That’s why he’s known as “King” Kirby. But what inspired young Jack before he started his illustrious career of illustration? I’d recently had conversations with customers who saw a lot … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 4 Comments

Happy Birthday, Michael Tierney!

Here’s wishing the happiest of birthdays to our pal Michael and many many more great years to come! Tony Related Posts:No Related Posts

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 2 Comments

The original Captain America returns!

This week Marvel took an almost unprecedented step by releasing Captain America #600 early, on Monday (today). Why? They wanted to get the word out that the original Captain America is returning! In time for the 4th of July celebration … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 7 Comments

Star Trek SPOILERS

I’ve been a fan of Star Trek since the very first episode aired. My Dad read a science-fiction novel a day, so when he heard about a new science-fiction TV series called Star Trek, he tuned in. Dad quickly tuned … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | 7 Comments

Free Preview of Wild Stars!

To promote the release of my new 25th Anniversary hardcover to those not already familiar with the Wild Stars, I’ve just put a free issue onto the web: Welcome to the Wild Stars! This is Volume 3 #4 presented in … See More

Posted in Opinion Xtra - Online Columnists | Leave a comment