Mayfield meets Marvel

April 5, 2022 markvoger 0

Beaver had FF#1 I’m a little late in reporting this, but a 1985 episode of the syndicated series “Still the Beaver” (a.k.a. “The New Leave […]

The 500

June 29, 2020 markvoger 0

Sketch Card born in a drawing marathon By Mark Voger, illustrator Defective Comics Trading Cards I could’a drawn the same image 500 times. Or the […]

Origin of the Sketch Card

June 13, 2020 markvoger 0

‘Big bang’ of format revealed By Mark Voger, illustrator Defective Comics Trading Cards Both of you rabid readers of MarkVoger.com will want to see Back […]

Stan Lee (1922-2018)

November 12, 2018 markvoger 0

His comics were ‘written for everybody’ It was in 1939 that 16-year-old Stanley Lieber — better known as Stan Lee — got his first job […]

Howard Bender ’66

June 22, 2018 markvoger 0

My old buddy, artist Howard Bender (Action Comics, “Spider-Man Seek and Find,” Mr. Fixitt) recently shared some of his artwork from 1966, when he was […]

Weird (Feb. 1969)

April 27, 2018 markvoger 0

A cover I can’t forget In the summer of 1969 when I was 11, I bought an issue of Eerie Publications’ Weird magazine with a […]

Old comic books 2

November 19, 2017 markvoger 0

New concept in collecting: Read before filing By Mark Voger, author, “Groovy: When Flower Power Bloomed in Pop Culture” Continuing my newfound policy of actually […]

Old comic books 1

November 19, 2017 markvoger 0

New concept in collecting: Read before filing By Mark Voger, author, “Groovy: When Flower Power Bloomed in Pop Culture” I recently bought seven old comic […]

Cosplay-palooza!

October 15, 2017 markvoger 0

Masquerade party at Javits By Mark Voger, author, “Groovy: When Flower Power Bloomed in Pop Culture” Cosplay is like Halloween without the candy. Following are […]

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Adam West

June 10, 2017 markvoger 0

Thanks for making Gotham City safe. I’m very sad today on learning of the death of my hero, Adam West, at age 88 in Los […]

Toy exhibit in Union

November 27, 2016 markvoger 0

Popeye, and brainier stuff, at Liberty Hall Museum By Mark Voger, author, “Monster Mash: The Creepy, Kooky Monster Craze in America 1957-1972″ This nostalgic cat loves […]