Category: Tales From the Archives

The Secret Origin of a Comic Book Fan

  (Friends, I know that this piece is an “oldie”, but your Cranky Old Uncle Bob is feeling awfully wistful today, so I thought I’d go for a “second printing”….

Wonder Woman: Wonder Words

Wonder Woman: Wonder Words Some correspondence answered by Bob Reyer (That letter above is from 1974’s Wonder Woman #212, commenting on the return of the Amazons and Diana’s super-powers.)  With some….

Wonder Woman: Her Creator and Creation

Wonder Woman: Her Creator and Creation The “birth story” of the Amazon Princess by Bob Reyer (To honor the 75th Anniversary of the greatest super-heroine as her solo film debut nears,….

Wonder Woman: Milestones–Updated!!

WONDER WOMAN: MILESTONES! A compendium by Bob Reyer Suffering Sappho! Here’s a not-so-quick rundown of some of the major moments in Wonder Woman’s more than 75-year history! (For the most….

The Twelve Days of Christmas Comics…

The Twelve Days of Christmas Comics… …or “Have Yourself a Marvel Little Christmas” (or maybe even “Do You See What I DC?”) A (possibly) festive look at some four-color seasonal….

Luke Cage: Hero for Hire

LUKE CAGE: HERO FOR HIRE An appreciation/history by Bob Reyer With the debut this week of the new Power Man & Iron Fist #1 by David F. Walker and Sanford Greene, a first….

The Road to Hellcat…

The Road to Hellcat… …is paved with a lot of good comic books! A brief history of Patsy Walker (a.k.a. Hellcat) by Bob Reyer With the second issue of the new Hellcat series….