Friday, November 29, 2013

Black (and White) Friday: "Speed" by Gene Day

Welcome, shoppers! Here's a (Harlan Ellison inspired?) treat by the late, great Gene Day from Star*Reach's Imagine #2 (cover dated June 1978). Do you feel the need for..."Speed"?

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Thanksgiving Feast 2013! Groovy Don Newton Charlton Covers!

Welcome back, Groove-ophiles! Ol' Groove hopes you've enjoyed your day of family, food, friends, and far-out comics! Let's wind things down with a pack of deliciously pulpy painted Charlton covers by Don Newton!

Thanksgiving Feast 2013! "Panic in the Night!" by Wein and Aparo and "Divided They Fall!" by Mantlo, Broderick, and Gil

Welcome back to more Thanksgiving Feast 2013, Groove-ophiles! Ol' Groove sure hopes you're enjoying your day--and these special posts, too, natch! Here's our main course double feature: one stars The Phantom Stranger by Len Wein and Jim Aparo, the other spotlights The Micronauts by Bill Mantlo, Pat Broderick, and Armando Gil!

From Phantom Stranger #23 (November 1972) prepare to face..."Panic in the Night!"

And from The Micronauts #19 (April 1980), trek along with the Micronauts in "Divided They Fall!"

 Wanna know what happens next? Click here!

See ya in six hours for the grand finale, Groove-ophiles! Pax!!

Thanksgiving Feast 2013! "Holocaust Is Our Business!" by Isabella and Meugnoit

We're back, Groove-ophiles, with part two of our Thanksgiving Feast 2013! This time we're going back to Thanksgiving 1975 to check out Tony Isabella and Will Meugnoit's (with inks by Frank Chiaramonte and Sam Grainger) terrific Tigra tale from Marvel Chillers #3, "Holocaust Is Our Business!"(For the rest of the story on Tigra and her origins, follow this link, baby!)

The main course is heading your way at noon, Groove-ophiles. Stay tuned!!


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