Friday, August 21, 2015

1872 in 2015

     Hi everyone, hope all is well.  If you want a REALLY good comic to try, then get hold of Marvel's 1872, a re-imagining of the Marvel Universe set in the old west.  The series is only on the second issue so there is still time to jump on board for this enjoyable comic.


     Take care and adopt a (western) comic book today!

Thursday, August 20, 2015

My Arm, My Batgirl

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  With me not so much.  I've had my arm in a sling and a brace all summer since my arm and hand got mangled back in June.  But I'm finally getting a little better, so....


     Now that I'm getting back into blogging again, I find that Yvonne Craig, who played Batgirl in the old Batman television series, passed away a few days ago.  What kind of world is this when one Monkee, Two Beatles and Batgirl have left us.  I guess it's rough being a Baby Boomer nowadays.


     Take care and adopt a (Batgirl) comic book today!

Friday, July 17, 2015

Star Wars and Manga

     Hi everybody, hope all is well.  Saturday, July 18th, from Noon -4pm, I'll be showing off some of my Star Wars memorabilia at Mentor Barnes and Noble.  Stop by and chat about the "Force" and then the next day, Sunday, July 19th, I'll be at Mentor Barnes and Noble from Noon-4pm for Manga Mania.  I'll have free drawings for the kids (as I will Saturday also) to autograph and I'll have Alexis Rigby with me doing some cosplay stuff as well as signing autographs.  She'll be dressed as someone from "Attack on Titan."  Stop by and say hello.


     Take care and adopt a (Star Wars or Manga) comic book today!

Thursday, July 9, 2015

DC Day at Barnes and Noble

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  And you can see how I'm doing at Barnes and Noble this Saturday (July 11th) from Noon -5pm in Mentor across from the Great Lakes Mall.  I'll be talking DC Comics and showing off a few tables worth of my oddball memorabilia.  See some old comics, statues, artwork, puzzles and so on from my collection.  PLUS, an appearance by Golden Age DC character, the Sandman.  We will both be signing autographs with some free drawings and coloring pages being given away for the kids as well as some 50 year old comics being given away each hour.


     It is a FREE event with some DC items for sale at the store.  Hope to see you Saturday at Barnes and Noble.


     Take care and adopt a (DC) comic book today!

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Dr. Who and Mangled Arm

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  Stop by and see me and David Russell talk Dr. Who at Mentor Barnes and Noble, today July 3rd, from Noon-4pm and then again from 7-8pm.  Free give aways and contests will be happening with costume stuff.  PLUS see me try to sign autographs with my left hand since I've mangled my right hand and arm.


     Take care and adopt a comic (that won't hurt your arm) book today

Monday, June 15, 2015

A Major League Book

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  I'm not doing so great right now, I recently mangled my right arm in an accident.  But you know what's making me feel better?  I'm reading the GREATEST book of the summer.  It's called, "The Making of Major League," that funny movie about how our own Cleveland Indians (remember, I'm from Cleveland) at their most darkest hour back in the 80s, went to the playoffs.  Well our fictional Indians anyway.


     Read all about the behind the scenes goings on and how the movie got or almost didn't get made.  I'll write more on this as my arm heals.


     Take care and adopt a comic (but read this tremendous book by Jonathan Knight first) book today!


     PS: check out www.makingofmajorleague.com for more info and how to get this book.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Lake Effect and Atlas

     Hello everyone, hope all is well.  I want to take the time to say what a great time I had at the Lake Effect Comicon, meeting lots of new customers and friendly people.  Many thanks to John Haines, the producer of these shows.  But I must admit, a seven hour signing will wear a guy out.


     Then, just a few days later, I appeared for four and a half hours at the same Mentor (Great Lakes Mall) Atlas Cinema and performed my Orson Welles one man play.  I met even more new friends and happy, knowledgeable people who really seemed to know their Orson trivia.


     Well I'm gearing up for a busy July at Mentor Barnes and Noble almost every Saturday.  Check B & N events calendar for my appearances.  PLUS...look for an exciting book that I'm going to talk about Monday because I think you should ALL be reading it.


     Take care and adopt a comic book today.