Package shows: “The Incredible Hulk and the Amazing Spider-Man”

Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends

Today’s package show is “The Incredible Hulk and the Amazing Spider-Man.” The hour-long show aired in 1982-1983 on NBC. It paired the Incredible Hulk with “Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends.” Here’s the opening credits for the package show. The Incredible Hulk This Incredible Hulk series was Bruce Banner’s second animated series, after the 60s animated … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel Comics picks for February 2016

Spider-Man #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for February 2016. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics Spider-Man #1, $4 The Totally Awesome Hulk #3, $4 Captain Marvel #2, $4 A-Force #3, $4 Rocket Raccoon and Groot #2, $4 Howard the Duck #4, $4 Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #4, $4 … Read more

Anthony’s Marvel picks for Decemeber 2015

Totally Awesome Hulk #1

Here’s a look at what’s coming out from Marvel for December 2015. A full list of solicitations is available here. Comics A-Force #1, $4 The Totally Awesome Hulk #1, $5 Spidey #1, $4 Howard the Duck #2, $5 Ms. Marvel #2, $4 All-New Hawkeye #2, $4 Marvel Universe Guardians of the Galaxy #3, $3 Trade … Read more

The best 1970s superhero TV show or movie openings

Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour

Moving on from the 1960s, here’s my choices for runners-up to the best superhero openings of the 1970s. The 70s’ best openings were the Christopher Reeve Superman movie and the Wonder Woman TV show. As you’ll see, there’s fewer choices for the 70s versus the 60s. Various changes in late 1960s children’s programming led to … Read more

Anthony’s picks for Marvel Comics for June 2011

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Here’s my choices for what Marvel’s putting out for June 2011: Comics I’ll be buying: Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #15, $3 Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #15, $3 Comics I might buy: Human Torch & Hulk: From the Marvel Vault #1, $4 Hulk-Sized Mini-Hulks #1, $3 Comments: Lots of Thor and Captain America this month, per … Read more

Comic review: Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #12

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Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #12 Written by: Mike Raicht Art by: Ryan Odagawa This issue picks up from the last issue’s Hulk guest-appearance, and features the Hulk as this month’s star. Bruce Banner, tracking down reports of a rampaging green monster (that isn’t Banner) in a small town in Texas, stumbles across fellow green monster … Read more

Comic review: Super Hero Squad #12

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Super Hero Squad #12 Written by: Todd Dezago (both stories) Art by: Marcelo Dichiara (first story), Dario Brizuela (second story) This month’s issue is a Christmas special, with two stories. In the first, the Squaddies are adjusting to the addition of the Wasp, She-Hulk, and Tigra to their ranks (resulting in Hulk briefly fighting with … Read more

Review: “Super Hero Squad,” plus the upcoming Season Two debut

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Debuting this Saturday, October 23rd at 6:30 AM EST (no, that’s not a typo, I wrote “AM”), is the second season of Marvel animated series “Super Hero Squad,” a kid-friendly, more comedic version of their super-team, the Avengers. The overall plot of the show’s first season: perennial Fantastic Four villain Dr. Doom is seeking fragments … Read more