The research for our latest podcast, The Legion Clubhouse (Have YOU been listening?) put me into a frame of mind to once again delve into the wacky Silver Age adventures of Superman! Rocketed from a dead planet in the summer of ’38, Kal-El crash-landed on Earth to become the legendary Man Of Steel! The Metropolis Marvel! The Man Of Tomorrow! The LAST SON Of Krypton! Well, for some values of “last”, anyway… Welcome to Ten Things!
On occasion, a hero is called to make The Ultimate Sacrifice™, giving their own life for a greater good. And sometimes, just sometimes, that hero is the only thing standing between survival and universal Armageddon… Welcome to Ten Things!
Every decade of pop culture has its indelible moments of foolishness, frippery and eminently mockable memories. The 1990s does not contain more that’s terrible, silly or indefensible than other decades, it just seems that way. Especially in terms of superhero costumes… Welcome to Ten Things!
In 1996, the greatest heroes of Marvel Comics and the greatest heroes of DC Comics met head-to-head in a battle for the ages! Of course, that wasn’t the first time the companies had officially crossed over, and as for the unofficial? Welcome to Ten Things!
Major Spoilers Editor-In-Chief Stephen and I have been friends for a very long time, and will often have our friendly sparring matches on social media. So, when he made what was obviously a joke about a possible Ten Things topic, I immediately got to work… Welcome to Ten Things!
The road to storytelling diversity is a long and winding one, and even with the Ms. Marvels, Statics and Kevin Kellers we have, there’s still a lot of ground to cover. Of course, that doesn’t mean that the history of comics is entirely devoid of progress. Welcome to Ten Things!
Comic books take their inspiration wherever they can find it, even works of great literature. ‘Course, that doesn’t mean the resulting comics are going to be themselves great… Welcome to Ten Things!