Thursday, February 23, 2017

Reuben Kincaid Comics and Stories

Finishing up my PARTRIDGE FAMILY article for an upcoming BACK ISSUE. Was talking with former CRACKED editor Mort Todd this evening and he said Reuben should have had his own comic book. I agreed. Thus...

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Help For Ted White

Ted White was a well-known sci-fi fan who became a well-known sci-fi author and editor, winning the Hugo Award and at one time editing HEAVY METAL. Now, at age 79, his son died recently and he's on the verge of losing the house his parents literally had built back in 1935. He's asking for help. We're perpetually broke but I managed to find 50 bucks to donate. How about you? Click the top link below to go to the campaign, the other to find out more about Ted White.

Many of us first discovered Ted White through the 1960s CAPTAIN AMERICA novel above.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Happy Birthday to Kathy Coleman

Friday, February 17, 2017

Run, Holly, Run!

I've been informed that the new, revised, renamed, and expanded edition of Kathy Coleman's autobiography (as assisted by myself and now Dave Smitherman) is getting its final edit! Expected in April or May from Wyatt-McKenzie Publishing.

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Friday, February 10, 2017

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Fu Manchu For Mayor

Here's some news on an interesting ad campaign for Christopher Lee's firs Fu Manchu film in 1965. The newspaper ad above shows just how popular the ads were as it shows the posters for sale in 1967, a full two years later!

Sunday, February 05, 2017

Fu Manchu

I've just gotten the assignment to write a big piece about the MASTER OF KUNG FU comic book so I'm about to immerse myself in the dreaded, politically incorrect, Fu Manchu, without whom Shang-Chi would have been a very different character.