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Back Issue #69

Back Issue #69

Print Reviews

The tenth anniversary edition of this fan magazine takes a retrospective look at the history of anniversary issues of other classic comic magazines.

Man Of Steel

Man Of Steel

Screen Reviews

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Russell Crowe! Resident Superman historian Steve Stav asserts that the Man of Steel winds up playing second fiddle to his super-dad.

Age of TV Heroes

Age of TV Heroes

Print Reviews

A hardback history of Super Heroes on television, from the Man of Steel to the recent Aquaman series.

Mego 8″ Super-Heroes

Mego 8″ Super-Heroes

Print Reviews

Like a kid in a toystore, Matthew Moyer is agog over this photo collection devoted to Mego’s delightfully strange line of classic superhero action-figures from the late Seventies. They look like dolls to me….

Iron Man

Iron Man

Screen Reviews

X-ray vision is pretty useful, and the Batmobile is one sweet ride, but there’s something about a high-flying, heavily-armored man with a drinking problem that really captures Steve Stav’s imagination.

Hollywoodland

Hollywoodland

Screen Reviews

Superman blows his brains out and a sleazy detective tries to cash in on the publicity. At least that’s what Carl F Gauze thought he saw during this muddled film.

Modern Masters: John Byrne

Modern Masters: John Byrne

Print Reviews

Everyone has lots to say about John Byrne. Matthew Moyer examines this collection of interviews and art that let the man and his work speak for himself.

Prettier Than Pink

Prettier Than Pink

Interviews

Part Filipino, part Irish, all female Prettier Than Pink tells all about music, Molly Ringwald and comics to Kyrby Raine.

Dick Giordano: Changing Comics, One Day At A Time

Print Reviews

Artist and editor Dick Giordano headed DC Comics’ editorial department through the ’80s. By a strange coincidence, that happens to have been the decade of Ben Varkentine’s “golden age” as a fan, so he’s here to get filled in on all the details.

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Hold Me Tight

Hold Me Tight

Screen Reviews

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Sirens

Sirens

Screen Reviews

The fact that the band Slaves to Sirens exists is impressive, but that they live, love, and breathe to play metal takes things to another level. Sirens documents the journey. Review by Charles DJ Deppner.