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Miscellaneous Monday: Jan. 19, 2009

OUT WITH THE OLD BANNER, IN WITH THE NEW
I created this new banner as a tribute to one of my favorite comic characters, the multi-faceted and often abused Avenger, Clint “Hawkeye” Barton. Anyone visiting for the first time should know that this is not a blog about HAWKEYE. Poke around the links in this page’s sidebar and you’ll see what I mean. I’ve already created another five or six new banners to put up when I get sick of this one. 

Cover Freex #2 by Ben Herrera

Ultraverse: Cover Freex #2 by Ben Herrera

FANATIC QUIZ QUESTION OF THE WEEK

For all the orphaned Ultraverse fans who occasionally seek refuge with the Fanatic, here’s something you might find interesting:

What famous horror film director was almost one of the Founding Fathers of Malibu Comics’ Ultraverse?

Is it: John Carpenter, Wes Craven, Dario Argento, Charles Band, Stuart Gordon, Larry Cohen, David Cronenberg or Brian Yuzna?

The answer may surprise you… Continue reading

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Eight great JOHN ROMITA Sr. covers … plus Ask the DWO!

 

askthedwoIt’s that time again. Casa de Olbrich opens up its library of vast (and sometimes useless) knowledge to the masses. Sort of like “Big Block of Cheese Day” on TV’s West Wing. Here is your chance to ask me that question you’ve always wanted answered. If you’re stumped about what I might know, check out the Background page for a laundry list of my interests and experience (minus my various drinking mishaps). Just put your question in the comments section below.

And now … on with the show … pull up a bar stool for a walk down a 35-year-old memory lane. Continue reading

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