Memory Monday: Self-Defense

Best. Defense. Ever.

Brainy(From Legion of Super-Heroes #51, Oct. 1988. Written by Paul Levitz, art by Keith Giffen and Mike DeCarlo.)

Memory Monday: Pre-Honeymoon

IMG_1859By astonishing coincidence, this is exactly what my wedding looked like.

(From All New Collectors’ Edition Vol. 7, #C-55, 1978. Written by Paul Levitz. Art by Mike Grell and Vince Colletta.)

Memory Monday: Never Forget

In their eternal wisdom1 the folks at DC Comics have canceled Legion of Super-Heroes, the comic that made Young Barry a geek for life. The last issue came out last Wednesday.

So, today, let us bow our heads and remember the 50+ years of Legion history. To commemorate the occasion, I dug out my personal copy of Adventure Comics #247, published in 1958…

Adventure #247Long live the Legion.

  1. That’s sarcasm, kids.

From the Sketchbook…

I attended New York Comic-Con over the weekend, and the inestimable Colleen Doran was kind enough to provide the following addition to my Legion sketchbook:

Vintage 1970s (or 2970s, depending on how you count) Element Lad! Awesome! Thanks, Colleen!

Geek Bliss at Baltimore Comic-Con

Usually, I try not to geek out too much here on the BLog. After all, I have a reputation to uphold, seeing as how you all look up to me as the Ultimate Arbiter of Cool, and I wouldn’t want to devolve into a giggling puddle of sheer geekitude right here on the internets. But sometimes, it just can’t be helped. [Read more…]