Thursday, June 20, 2013

Alter Ego #118, July

Here's a quick lowdown on what you can expect in Alter Ego for July.  As always articles are complemented by lots of full color and black and white artwork.

Writer/Editorial: Of Peaks and Panthers

Daredevil Vs. The Avengers
·              Will Murray explores the likelihood that the Man without Fear was due to come out first!

Assembling The Avengers
·              Kurt Mitchell takes a look at the first decade of Marvel’s real answer to the Justice League.

The Origin Of Jack Kirby’s Black Panther
·              An art-essay by Arlen Schumer on Marvel’s (and the U.S. comics industry’s) first black super-hero.

E.C. Stoner – The Forgotten Trailblazer
·              Ken Quattro surveys the career of an early African-American comic book artist.

Mr. Monster’s Comic Crypt! Evil Twins Two
·              Michael T. Gilbert points out the doppelgängers of Gabby Hayes & Casper the Friendly Ghost.

Comic Fandom Archive: “I Started To Remember…” . . . . . 61

·              Bill Schelly invites Bernie Bubnis to tell us about the first comics convention—& Steve Ditko.

re: [correspondence, criticism, & corrections]

FCA [Fawcett Collectors Of America] #177
·              P.C. Hamerlinck presents the last comics story ever drawn by Marc Swayze.

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