Friday, June 07, 2019

Pop Culture Roundup: Jim Shooter; Marvel's Phoenix; Alex Toth; Everett Raymond Kinstler

ITEM! He grew up to be to be the controversial publisher of Marvel Comics, but started out in the biz as the 14-year-old writer of DC's Legion of Superheroes. Here's a look back at the beginnings of Jim Shooter's remarkable career.

ITEM! With the new "Dark Phoenix" movie coming out, here's a look back at a rare, black-and-white story featuring the Marvel character.

ITEM! Y'know DC Comics really needs to do a big collection of its Alex Toth-illustrated stories so they can reprint stuff like this.

ITEM! Artist Everett Raymond Kinstler, who got his start illustrating Space Detective and Hawkman and went on to paint portraits of presidents, died last week at age 92.

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