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Offline BentonGrey

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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #390 on: October 02, 2017, 03:09:15 PM »
And on another note, here is the newest Bronze Age post:
https://bentongrey.wordpress.com/2017/10/02/into-the-bronze-age-june-1971-part-4/

We've got some really good comics in this batch!
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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #391 on: October 02, 2017, 10:38:19 PM »
That was one of my favorite World of Krypton stories. I've often thought that at least one of the two protagonists was from Daxam, and much of the story hints that Krypton was some kind of artificial planet.

It has also been done before, including an episode of Twilight Zone. But it is still a good story.

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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #392 on: October 02, 2017, 10:53:11 PM »
Gray Morrow drew the first Man-Thing story in Savage Tales. He later did paintings for SF book covers, including a lot of Perry Rodan covers (and Swampy makes a cameo on one). He had already done some great stuff for Warren, did the comic adaptations for Supergirl and Sheena (but don't hold that against him), a series called The Edge of Chaos which I enjoyed, and did the Sunday Tarzan strips that Go comics is reprinting.

He also did work on the original Saturday morning Spider-Man cartoon.

This is just a little of what the man did.

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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #393 on: October 09, 2017, 04:14:20 AM »
Interesting theory, DG! 

Yeah, the basic setup has been done several times, but a stock plot isn't necessarily a bad thing.

Cool, I have heard his name, but I don't know a ton about him.  Thanks!

Well gents, here is the final post for June 1971, and it involves an Aquaman story!  Yay!
https://bentongrey.wordpress.com/2017/10/07/into-the-bronze-age-june-1971-part-5/
« Last Edit: October 16, 2017, 12:20:10 AM by BentonGrey »
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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #394 on: October 13, 2017, 06:55:12 PM »
At least thee resolution to the whole Dolphin-men thing is pretty original.
Also,Superman styles himself after Fred from Scooby Doo?  :)
« Last Edit: October 17, 2017, 04:00:41 PM by HarryTrotter »
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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #395 on: October 17, 2017, 03:52:39 PM »
Yeah, you've got a lot of options when you're Superman.  ^_^

Apparently Fred was a fashion icon in the 70s.  There are ascots EVERYWHERE!  :P

Howdy folks, and welcome to another month of Bronze Age goodness!:
https://bentongrey.wordpress.com/2017/10/17/into-the-bronze-age-july-1971-part-1/
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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #396 on: October 17, 2017, 04:08:41 PM »
Your not covering House of Secrets #92? :o
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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #397 on: October 17, 2017, 08:14:14 PM »
I can see why he wouldn't; it isn't really Swamp Thing's origin, although it was worked into the backstory of the continuing series. Maybe he'll touch upon it when he gets to Oct/Nov 1972...

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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #398 on: October 17, 2017, 08:26:43 PM »
Okay,its not THE Swamp Thing,but I think its still interesting from a historical perspective.
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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #399 on: October 17, 2017, 11:57:46 PM »
Interesting points, guys.  To be honest, I forgot about that landmark issue.  I'll have to think about whether or not to cover it.  I'm inclined not to since it is outside of my purview, but maybe I'll do it as a Halloween special.  Hmm!
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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #400 on: October 18, 2017, 02:38:27 AM »
 :)

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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #401 on: October 18, 2017, 04:40:36 AM »
Interesting points, guys.  To be honest, I forgot about that landmark issue.  I'll have to think about whether or not to cover it.  I'm inclined not to since it is outside of my purview, but maybe I'll do it as a Halloween special.  Hmm!

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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #402 on: October 18, 2017, 11:18:16 AM »
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Re: Into the Bronze Age
« Reply #403 on: October 21, 2017, 09:42:07 PM »
Haha, well, I'll definitely think about it!  :lol:

In the interim, here is another Bronze Age post to tide you over!
https://bentongrey.wordpress.com/2017/10/21/into-the-bronze-age-july-1971-part-2/
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