The Mighty Crusaders are arguably the least commercially successful super heroes ever. They are also probably some of Max’s favorites. Thanks to Archie Comics, there are New Crusaders in town appearing first in New Crusaders: Rise of the Heroes and then in New Crusaders: Legacy. It’s a pretty mighty legacy to live up to, but these kids (and these two books) live up to their past mostly, but maybe not perfectly. Believe me, in some cases that may be a good thing! It’s a RMLB Double Header! Continue reading
Max makes good on his plan to start reading more Marvel Comics and begins with The Incredible Hulk Omnibus Vol. 1. After reading this volume, Max learns he really didn’t know much about the Hulk’s beginnings, and probably because they are so wacky and offbeat! See here for yourself how the Hulk started out! Continue reading
BACK FOR THE NEW YEAR! The Read My Library Blog returns from its hiatus but Max takes a break from the older entries to write a new one reflecting on writing the Read My Library project for a year (and publishing for about half a year). Where do we go from here? Continue reading
After much reading, writing and wrangling, Max comes to the end of The Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2 and reads the final Silver Age appearances of Captain Atom, Blue Beetle and the Question by Steve Ditko! But what’s going on with these characters now? Continue reading
Max continues to contend with the massive Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2! This time out, he reads the story telling the fate of Dan Garret, the original Blue Beetle. Not only that, there’s a Question story featuring behavior that arguably helped inspire Watchmen’s Rorschach!
Max continues through Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2 and comes to a real gem: the first issue of Blue Beetle starring Ted Kord and the first appearance of the mysterious Question! He also faces possibly the WORST issue of the Silver Age Captain Atom! Read all about it, if you dare!
Danger and despair! The blog faces a setback, but recovers in time to cover more of The Action Heroes Archives Vol. 2 with a startling development in Captain Atom’s early years! Captain Atom gets new powers and a new costume, but was he more powerful before? Continue reading
Hot on the heels of Captain Atom’s adventures in The Action Heroes Archives Vol. 1, Max takes a running jump into reading Volume 2 of The Action Heroes Archives! More Captain Atom! Also covered is the first appearance of Ted Kord as the Blue Beetle. Continue reading
The project begins! Max begins his reading journey through his Library with The Action Heroes Archives Volume 1 featuring the early Charlton exploits of Captain Atom by the legendary Steve Ditko! Check out the initial outing of this ongoing blog exclusively at superflycomics.com! Continue reading