Tag: Alter-Ego

Alter Ego # 145 March 2017 (magazine review).

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Alter Ego # 145 March 2017 (magazine review).

Despite having a ‘Monark Starstalker’ cover, this issue of ‘Alter Ego’ is devoted to that little known film from 40 years ago called ‘Star Wars’, long before it got referred to as ‘A New Hope’. Actually, it’s more to do with the comicbook adaptation. In the editorial, Roy Thomas says they couldn’t get permission in […]

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Alter Ego # 142 September 2016 (magazine review).

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Alter Ego # 142 September 2016 (magazine review).

The September issue of ‘Alter Ego’ is a change from the usual as this issue focuses on significant American fans who have made a difference. The first of these is David Siegel, who working independently during 1987-2005 located and then met various Golden Age comicbook artists and got them to the San Diego Comicons. I […]

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Alter Ego # 140 June 2016 (magazine review).

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Alter Ego # 140 June 2016 (magazine review).

I have to confess that there are still some gaps in my knowledge regarding the Golden Age of comics. With National Periodicals/DC Comics, this was hardly helped with the lack of credits. However, if you have read comics from this period then you will certainly have come across the late artist Irwin Hasen’s work. He […]

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Alter Ego #139 May 2016 (magazine review).

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Alter Ego #139 May 2016 (magazine review).

With Roy Thomas’ 75th year, this edition of ‘Alter Ego’, is the second part of a massive interview by Jim Amash covering his freelancing career from 1990s to the present. The first part was ran in Alter-Ego # 136 which is a shame as it looks like I missed that. Although I’m not a fan […]

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Alter-Ego # 137 (January 2016) (magazine review).

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Alter-Ego # 137 (January 2016) (magazine review).

I knew last year that Jim Shooter was going to be interviewed in Alter-Ego # 137 and was part of the reason why I was pushing publisher John Morrow that we really should be reviewing their magazine output. After all, there are a lot of significant names in comicbooks but Shooter still holds the distinction […]

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Alter Ego # 120 (magazine review).

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Alter Ego # 120 (magazine review).

I think the cover of Alter Ego # 120 should give away why I pulled this magazine that was released in 2013. This was the first cover for The X-Men # 10, as drawn by Jack Kirby and inked by Chic Stone and one of those rare instances, Stan Lee decided he wanted something different. […]

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Alter-Ego No. 115 March 2013 (magazine review).

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Alter-Ego No. 115 March 2013 (magazine review).

For those who don’t know, ‘Alter Ego’ is comic writer Roy Thomas’ magazine that examines various aspects of the early comicbook industry. The appeal of this mag must surely appeal to readers of my age in their 50s but if you’re younger and really want to understand the history of your favourite hobby, than these […]

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