1980s Articles

Two Staple Gold: Marvel Two in One #96

Two Staple Gold: Marvel Two in One #96

Who doesn't have a soft spot for Marvel's hero made of rock? I'm talking of course about the Thing. Since 1961, Ben Grimm has been one of the cornerstones at the House of Ideas as a member of the Fantastic Four. Personally, in my younger years I was enthralled with...

Two Staple Gold: U.S.1 #3

Two Staple Gold: U.S.1 #3

A LOOK BACK AT THE WONDERS THAT ONCE OCCUPIED THE SPINNER RACK Comic Book companies have always been keen on publishing anything to keep up with fads and tie-ins with toy lines. Here, The House of Ideas had the best of both worlds. Marvel was mocked for this more...

Martial Arts in Movies – Bloodsport

Martial Arts in Movies – Bloodsport

I have always been interested in the martial arts. When I was younger, it was watching films and TV shows, and as I got older I decided to try my hand at a learning a couple, having been lucky enough to make it to black belt in one while I still was capable. So I...

Of Dice and (Super) Men

Of Dice and (Super) Men

Being both a Dungeons and Dragons nerd and a comic book guy, I never really understood the lack of crossover between the two genres. Both have many commonalities: Fantastic set pieces, incredible stories, and amazing people are abound in both genres. The problem has...

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