Category: Comics

  • Adventure Comics #425 (Cool Comic Covers #21)

    Adventure Comics #425 (Cool Comic Covers #21)

    It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week, a bad day scenario if I’ve ever seen one . . . I hate it when this happens. You know the situation. You’re climbing up a mountain […]

  • Watch Movies at Dr. Jayce’s House

    Watch Movies at Dr. Jayce’s House

    I just wanted to invite everyone over to my amazing home theater. I WISH!!! Who wouldn’t want to watch movies here?! There are amazing home theaters with various themes (Star Trek & Star Wars), do you have a favorite? If so Post the pics as comments, so we can see and comment on them. To […]

  • Joe Kubert: The Legacy of a Legend

    Joe Kubert: The Legacy of a Legend

    Joe Kubert passed away last Sunday. He was 85 years old, and had been active as late as this year creating art. What can be said about him that hasn’t been said already? I wasn’t into war comics much as a kid, but once I started recognizing artists, I realized that the only war comics […]

  • Tales of Asgard (Cool Comic Covers #19)

    Tales of Asgard (Cool Comic Covers #19)

    It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week, Tales of Asgard, a reprinting of some lost-ish Thor stories by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby! But the covers were not by Jack Kirby. Originally, these were […]

  • Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Punisher vs. Batman

    Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Punisher vs. Batman

      Dr. Jayce’s Opinion- WHO WOULD WIN? Batman WHY? Basically Batman trumps everything Punisher has to offer. Plus Batman has a conscience. He’s smarter and cooler. Besides, hand to hand Bats takes him every time. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE OUTCOME? Batman will go far…or will he? Ben’s Opinion- Who Would Win? Batman Why? […]

  • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind vol. 6 (Cool Comic Covers #18)

    Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind vol. 6 (Cool Comic Covers #18)

    It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week we take a turn away from American comics and look at the cover to a manga series: I love Hayao Miyazaki. Almost anything he does becomes a […]

  • SCI-FI/FANTASY FOR KIDS: Zondervan’s Graphic Novels

    SCI-FI/FANTASY FOR KIDS: Zondervan’s Graphic Novels

    A few years ago, I was privileged to be a part of an ambitious publishing plan. Zondervan’s children’s division, Zonderkidz, was going to publish six different graphic novel series. Each series was to be eight books long. Each book was to be 150 pages. A few weeks ago, the final volume of each series was […]

  • Spider-Man (Cool Comic Covers #17)

    Spider-Man (Cool Comic Covers #17)

    It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week, well, we did it for Avengers . . . how could we NOT do it for Spider-Man? And so, Strangers and Aliens’ favorite Spider-Man comic covers. There’s […]

  • Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Mr. Fantastic vs. Plastic Man

    Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Mr. Fantastic vs. Plastic Man

    Dr. Jayce’s Opinion- WHO WOULD WIN? Plastic Man WHY? Mr. F is really smart, but smarts only take you so far. Plastic Man is much stronger and would eventually get th best of Mr. F HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE OUTCOME? I look forward to PM’s future in this tournament. Ben’s Opinion- WHO WOULD […]

  • The Brave and the Bold #14 (Cool Comic Covers #16)

    The Brave and the Bold #14 (Cool Comic Covers #16)

    It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: A really cool blast from the past! The Brave and the Bold is best known as a Batman spotlight or a team-up book. But, it started out […]

  • Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Green Lantern vs. The Vision

    Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Green Lantern vs. The Vision

      Dr. Jayce’ Opinion- WHO WOULD WIN? Green Lantern WHY? GL is one of the more powerful heroes…ad even if the movie bombed GL is flat-out awesome. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE OUTCOME? I like it. The Vision is one of my favs, but GL is pretty cool…except for his yellow weakness. Steve’s Opinion- […]

  • Creature from the Black Lagoon (Cool Comic Covers #15)

    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Cool Comic Covers #15)

    It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: I’m a relative new fan of the Creature from the Black Lagoon. I didn’t see it at an impressionable age. In fact, I didn’t see it until […]

  • Solitaire #1-6 (Cool Comic Covers #14)

    Solitaire #1-6 (Cool Comic Covers #14)

    It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: I’m a big Ultraverse fan. It started with Nightman. My freshman year in college, I was able to start with #1 of a series and collect each […]

  • Comic Book Writer and Artist Contest

    Comic Book Writer and Artist Contest

      Every year, Dr. Jayce and I lead seminars at the Gideon Film Festival, a Christian media arts conference that covers topics from writing a novel or screenplay or making movies and even comic book creation. This year, they are hosting a contest, sponsored by Kingstone Comics, for comic book writers and artists. Details can be […]

  • Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Ironman vs. Red Tornado

    Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Ironman vs. Red Tornado

    Dr. Jayce’s Opinion- WHO WOULD WIN? Ironman WHY? Tony Stark is willing to cheat. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE OUTCOME? I would have liked to see Red Tornado take on some other heroes like Vision.   Ben’s Opinion- WHO WOULD WIN? Iron Man WHY?: Red Tornado would go into an emo state of jealousy because […]

  • Star Trek (DC Comics) #25 and Top Dog #9 (Cool Comic Covers #13)

    Star Trek (DC Comics) #25 and Top Dog #9 (Cool Comic Covers #13)

    It’s Friday! That means another Cool Comic Covers, a weekly (sometimes more!) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: Our cool comic covers come not from the artwork, but from something more personal. Be warned — things from antiquity, like bookstores and magazine racks, are mentioned […]

  • THOUGHT CLOUDS: Superman Earth One (Comic Review)

    THOUGHT CLOUDS: Superman Earth One (Comic Review)

    SUPERMAN EARTH ONE J. Michael Straczynski, writer; Shane Davis, artist Superman is one of my favorite superheroes. For a long time, he was THE favorite. For a long, long time. And he’s still in the top five, rotating between the second, third, and fourth places. But there has always been one problem: his comic books […]

  • Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Aquaman vs. Thor

    Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Aquaman vs. Thor

    Dr. Jayce’s Opinion- WHO WOULD WIN? THOR WHY? I think Aquaman could easily beat Thor by dehydrating him with his magic hand, but I don’t think Thor would allow Aquaman to touch him. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE OUTCOME? Bummer. I like Aquaman.   Ben’s Opinion- WHO WOULD WIN? Thor WHY?: It would be a […]

  • From Beyond the Unknown #23 (Cool Comic Covers #11)

    From Beyond the Unknown #23 (Cool Comic Covers #11)

    Cool Comic Covers is a weekly (almost) look back at some of the most interesting, intriguing, and engaging artwork in pop culture. This week: Comic book covers and gorillas go hand in paw. I don’t know why. I understand there are blogs devoted to the subject and perhaps some college papers or something as well. But […]

  • Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Wolverine vs. Hawkman

    Super Hero Tournament of Champions: Wolverine vs. Hawkman

    Dr. Jayce’s Opinion- WHO WOULD WIN? Hawkman WHY?: Hawkman hits Wolverine with a weapon while he is out of his reach and then carries him away while dropping him in a valcano before he wakes up. HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT THE OUTCOME: I love Wolverine, but unless Hawkman was glued to the ground, he would win […]