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Quintessential Captain America Stories To Read This July 4th

In celebration of the American Day of Independence, it’s a great time to point people in the direction of some great stories about the greatest champion of the United States, Captain America: The Sentinel of Liberty. It happens to be more relevant these days when the current mainline story about Steve Rogers is…less than satisfying […]

Secret Empire To Secret Empire: Interview With A 40-Year Captain America Fan

I was first introduced to comics by my dad. It started with a Spider-Man obsession, like with many younger kids. Over time, it developed, and I got more interested in characters like the Avengers, the X-Men, Hawkman, the Flash, and others. It’s worth mentioning that he also introduced me to Bleeding Cool, has been a […]

When The Writer Of Batman V Superman Wrote To Mark Gruenwald About Captain America

David Goyer wrote Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice. And Man Of Steel. And Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Constantine, Blade, Blade II, Blade Trinity, Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, Blade the TV series, Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD The Crow: City Of Angels. Also non-directly comic book inspired film and TV […]

Talking To Mark Gruenwald About Captain America And DP7 Back In 1988 (VIDEO)

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saD2pP-PvX0[/youtube] Comic book retailer and founder of Free Comic Book Day, Joe Field, writes, Back before Flying Colors Comics opened, when I was still working for KJOY-AM Radio and doing publicity/advertising work for the convention that would become WonderCon, I did some video interviews for a local cable access TV show. I think we completed […]

A Hero Initiative Fundraiser In Remembrance Of Mike Wieringo And Mark Gruenwald

Tom Brevoort writes: On August 12, 1996, beloved Marvel Executive Editor Mark Gruenwald passed away. On August 12, 2007, beloved Marvel artist Mike Wieringo passed away. Every year, we commemorate these two gentlemen on what is now known as “M-Day” (formerly “G-Day”) This year, we’d like the celebrate the spirit of generosity and cameraderie amongst […]

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History Lessons With Peter Sanderson

It sounds like a dream job – getting paid to read comics and take notes. Very few ever get such a chance. Peter Sanderson did, twice, first working as a research assistant for DC for a little project that turned into Crisis on Infinite Earths. From there, he would move over to Marvel, where he […]

TV Show Covers Mark Gruenwald’s Last Wishes

On Wednesday at 9pm on Investigation Discovery, The Will: Outrageous Final Wishes will have a segment on the last wishes of Mark Gruenwald, Marvel editor who died in 1996, aged 43. His will asked that his ashes be mixed in with the print run of a Squadron Supreme trade paperback. Which, a few years later, […]