I just have so say - Squeee! - to the latest Entertainment Weekly post. EW asked 12 comic book greats to name the comic that first turned them on to the genre. Naturally, Batman and Fantastic Four - serious double squeee! because they were my childhood faves.
And…here’s a Fantastic Four and Batman covers! omg! It’s a fun read. Go there now.
It was so long ago, I don’t recall my first comic or how I got turned on to them. But for sure Fantastic Four was first reall obsession. And after sampling Superman, Supergirl, Green Lantern, and others, I settled on Fantastic Four and Batman as my childhood must reads.
The obsession lasted until Star Trek blew me away in 1966. (In V blew me away.
So imagine the thrill when I got to chat with the amazing ???? at SCI FI Channel’s Comic Con part and tell him what an influence he’s had on my life. "I’m sure you hear this a lot, " I said, "but I want to tell you that Fantastic Four ignited my interest in science fiction and media and was a huge influence."
???? eyes filled with tears, and he thanked me for telling him. His gratitude took me by surprise and I choked up and he kissed me on the cheek and…
Here’s to you, ?????
My photos from Comic Con: