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happy mother’s day!

…to the Celestial Madonna (Mantis) and all the other Guardians of the Galaxy.

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pros and con

really enjoyed the New York Comic-Con this year (despite the lines and crowds!) my favorite con experiences: • a panel where cosplayers gave the secrets of how they make real-looking, but light-weight, armor and weapons from foam rubber and plastic ^ a

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think small

saw Ant-Man (of course) and loved it like all the other nerds, i loved: the change of pace after Avengers2; a smaller scope and scale than the other movies (a Marvel movie “sorbet”, if you will) that Michael Pena stole

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deadpool groundswell

i went to the Fantastic Four movie, but the audience was clearly more excited about the Deadpool trailer. my Deadpool “footage” here

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i got your avengers right here!

purchased at Special Edition NYC: Marvel’s self-parody comic, 1967

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the King’s subjects

Aug 28 1917 was the birthday to comic book artist Jack “King” Kirby. Without Jack Kirby there would be no Ant Man, Fantastic Four, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk, or Thor, etc, etc, etc. The “King”, with his writing partners including Stan

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that’s me, too!

Speaking of Dare2Draw, I cherish this drawing of me made by guest instructor Alex Maleev. Alex is better known for drawing Daredevil.

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victory for the king!

  So wonderful to see the new credit “Based on characters created by Stan Lee AND JACK KIRBY” in this week’s Marvel comics and on the new Marvel Agent Carter tv show. I’m so glad that Marvel comics has reached

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jungle love

attended New York Comic Con in October especially enjoyed the panels celebrating Marvel Comics’ 75th anniversary; plenty of reminiscences from comic artists and writers from the 70’s and 80’s Writer Doug Moench revealed that Ka-Zar, a Tarzan knockoff, was artist Sal Buscema’s favorite

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make mine marvel

I was treated by my wonderful family to “Marvel Universe Live” at the Nassau Coliseum. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Inc, (which also produces Disney on Ice and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus), Marvel Live is an “original, live-action arena experience”, featuring heroes

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