With the passing of Steve Ditko on June 29, 2018, I could not let the passing of such a comics legend go by without honoring him in some way. In this episode, we look at the origin of Ted Kord, a Silver Age reinvention of the Blue Beetle character, from the mind of Steve Ditko.
Stepping away from my usual coverage of DC books, this time we look at a comic issue starring Marvel’s first family: The Fantastic Four. In this issue, the FF re-acclimate themselves to their proper lives after spending some time in the Heroes Reborn Universe, while also facing the terror of The Ruined.
As mentioned in the episode, here is the alternate, “sunburst” cover:
Welcome to the 1st classic episode of Charlies Geekcast, where went on and on about how I got started collecting comics with just a single Batman comic:
Plus, I touch on a little bit of then current comic book news and list off my favorite and least favorite comic book artists. I hope you enjoy the show. Next episode, part 1 of a 2 part look at The Transformers.