In my latest article for Gemr.com I look at how one man, psychiatrist Frederic Wertham, almost destroyed the then booming comic book industry overnight.
While he didn’t quite manage to do that, many publishers had to close, hundreds of people lost their livelihoods and the effects were felt for decades afterwards.
It’s a fascinating, sad, somewhat scary story of a determined man with an idea and public hysteria. I hope you enjoy.
Read the full article at Gemr.com
I’ve had two articles appear on Gemr.com in recent days. Someone I managed to miss when the first was posted, but I received a notification of the second just a little while ago.
The first is titled Display Hacks for Collectors and looks at how you can use cheap, every day items to show off your collectibles.
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My new article for Gemr went up recently, looking at the various people of the Marvel Universe who have become the Ghost Rider throughout the characters 52 year history.
In the article I cover six Ghost Riders, but in actual fact there are more. I chose the six featured in the article because they are either the main-line Riders, or I find them particularly interesting.
Unexpectedly, the folks at Gemr asked me to up my contributions from two articles a month to three, starting this month. Guess they must like what I’m doing, which I awesome!
In the meantime, I hope you enjoy this article on Ghost Rider.
Read the full article over at Gemr.com
My latest article for Gemr.com looks at a question that many comic fans have asked before; is it better to buy single issue comics or wait for the collected edition? It’s a question I’ve mentioned a little previously here on Collectorized and one that I really think deserves to be discussed more, especially as people’s relationship with comics and how they want to consume them changes.
It’s also probably my longest article to date, so that’s cool. Please, head over and have a read. 😀
Read the full article on Gemr.com‘s blog
My Mum and Dad recently digitised all our old family photo and among them was this pearler from our first visit to Sega World, Sydney. Not sure exactly how old I am here, probably somewhere between 10 and 13. I remember the trip though it was fantastic, though!
A few years ago I wrote an article for RetoCollect.com entitled Remembering Sega World, Sydney which recounted the various rides and attractions at the park as well as the story surrounding it’s sad closure. If you’d like to know more about the park, please give it a read. 😀
My latest article for Gemr.com is all about my favorite Marvel hero, Doctor Strange. The article focuses on the various costumes the good Doctor has had over the years and the reasons behind the changes, be they for story or editorial reasons.
Continue reading “Gemr – The Many Guises of Doctor Strange”
This weekend was the second Comic Con in Portsmouth, England. Last year’s con was a huge success and sold out, so it wasn’t a surprise that a second was announced. This year, however, the organisers made sure to make it bigger and better!
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My latest article for Gemr.com looks at the history of the longest running collectable card game in the world, Magic: The Gathering.
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Thanks to the brilliance of the X-Box One’s Backwards Compatibility initiative I’ve been able to experience some wonderful games that I missed on original release due to bowing out of the console gaming arena for a few years.
Continue reading “The Beautiful Horror of Dante’s Inferno”
I absolutally loved Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. I’d even go so far as it say it’s the best Spider-Man film yet! It worked on so many diffirent levels and introduced cinema goers to some more great Marvel characters. Given the success of the Spider-Verse film it seems pretty certain a sequle is on the way.
Continue reading “Gemr – 5 Characters We Want to See in Spider-Verse 2”