For this week's Extra Tuesday, Captain Nostalgia returns with a devilish Captain's Comic Log. This month he's taking a look at Marvel's 1984, "The Blue Devil." You may be familiar with this character from his appearance in DC Universe' Swamp Thing, but was his comic worth reading?
Even if you removed the dialogue from the pages, you could still "feel" what was happening in the story. Crott's use of color in storytelling is a long lost art that I wish modern-day comic artists would take the time to remember.
About five years ago, a friend of mine had known this very fact about me. He, himself, was massively into Marvel Comics. So, this friend goes to a convention and picks me up Ms. Marvel #4. When he gives me the comic, he tells me about how Carol Danvers is like Diana Prince, one of my favorites in the DC lore. Needless to say, this stirred something within me. After reading that single issue, I embarked on a journey to know just about as much about Carol Danvers as I could.
Sometimes in comics, we’re given characters that serve for a specific era and then fade into the distance like a ship into the mist. Unfortunately, Batwoman was exactly one of those characters. But how has things changed since her return?
For anyone who has experienced the changing power of the love of Jesus Christ, the way that power manifests itself in our lives varies from person to person. So, when that person happens to be a comic book artist, it's only natural that his faith comes out in his art. I first heard of Scott … Continue reading A Review of “The Gospel of Jesus Christ”