READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 33: Aquaman So Bad it’s Good!

Max submerges himself deeper into The Aquaman Archives Vol. 1, experiencing some of the most awful, and therefore awesome, comics.  Also: what does Aquaman have in common with Blaxploitation hero Dolemite?  No, I’m afraid it isn’t a shared ability to bust fly rhymes… Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 32: Action Figures from the Future!

A box labeled “Adult Collector” showed up at Max’s house.  No, it’s nothing dirty!  It’s just some highly desired action figures depicting DC Comics’ heroes of the 31st century: the Legion of Super-Heroes!  See Max geek out here and use just about every Legion expletive! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 31: Diving into the Aquaman Archives Vol. 1 Head First!

After many delays and much hooing and hawing around, Max finally delves into Aquaman’s Silver Age adventures in The Aquaman Archives Vol. 1!  While the writers behind many of the stories are only loosely known, the artist is someone very special and one of the few female artists of the Silver Age! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 30: Legion Toys, DC Nation and New 52 SHAZAM!

Max drops some dollars on a major action figure purchase and geeks out. Also, he takes a look at Cartoon Network’s DC Nation programming block on the rare Saturday morning he didn’t sleep in. Last but not least is Max’s favorite DC hero re-imagined for DC’s New 52, Captain Marvel SHAZAM! Continue reading

READ MY LIBRARY ENTRY 29: More Comic Nerdom in Canada

That’s right, it’s “More Comic Nerdom in Canada,” or if you prefer: “What Max did on St. Patrick’s Day 2012!”  Max and his lovely wife Maureen hit up another comic shop in Ontario and find some treasures for the Library, including a run in with one of Canada’s premiere super heroes!  Another blog “side quest!” Continue reading