Jim Shooter

The Kid Who Took Over: The Extraordinary Career Of Jim Shooter
Jim Shooter was born on September 27, 1951, in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Less than 15 years later, he was a comics professional. Less than 15 years after that, he was the editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics. Shooter's legacy may look very different to different comics fans, but nobody has ever had …
Doom Endures: A Tribute To The Greatness of Doom
Doctor Doom first appeared in Fantastic Four #5 by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, Joe Sinnott and Stan Goldberg, published on April 10 1961. One of the most iconic villains in comic book history, Victor Von Doom has always remained steadfast in his goals: Take over the world for its own benefit, and kill Ree…
32 Years Ago: The Mega-Event Was Born In 'Secret Wars' #1
Superhero comics had crossed over many times before 1984, with various crises on various earths and plenty of Marvel characters invading other characters' titles, but the comic that set the template for the event series as we know it today is undoubtedly Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars, the fir…
Bizarro Back Issues: Bow Down To Bouncing Boy (1968)
Ever since I wrote that Ask Chris a few weeks back about how I'd rebuild the Legion of Super-Heoroes, I've been seized with the desire to go back and re-read some of the classic Legion stories from the Silver Age, but when I sat down to do just that, I was really surprised. Not because the…

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