You have seen him on TV and at the movies. You have cheered when he triumphed and cried as he walks alone on the highway hunted and pursued by those who misunderstand him. What you don't know is how he came to be and how he has changed over the years. He is the strongest there is, just ask him.Read More
"And there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Earth's mightiest heroes and heroines found themselves united against a common threat. On that day, the Avengers were born—to fight the foes no single super hero could withstand! Through the years, their roster has prospered, changing many times, their glory has never been denied! Heed the call, then—for now, the Avengers Assemble!"
—Prologue from The Avengers used in the 1970sRead More
They are the First Family of Marvel, but what you don't know about them may surprise you. If the movie versions are all you know then hold on because you have much to learn. Join me as we jump into the beginning of the Marvel Univerise. It is going to be a very bumpy ride.Read More
In the world of comics, two companies loom large. If you can't tell them apart then let me help. They are similar, but the way they treat their characters is so very different. You choose your favorite or even better don't choose only one, choose both.Read More
He was the first Avenger, but where did he come from? What is the Golden Age, Silver Age, Bronze Age? How does one character bridge such a long span. The movies got much of it correct, but not everything. Learn who he was and why he fights for our freedom.Read More
You just watched the latest Marvel Cinematic epic and begin to wonder about the comics that form the basis for the movie. Comic Book Tales can help. I will give you the starting points for expanding your knowledge of all things Marvel. Today we start with Spider-Man and how to break into the wonderful world of comic books.Read More