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The year is 1973 and the place is that little Italian place off the main drag. You know the one I’m talking about — where everyone is convinced the owner has mob ties, there’s a framed photo of Ol’ Blue Eyes hanging behind the bar, and in fifteen years it will mysteriously burn down and […]

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 6

February 6th, 2017

(from “The Anger of the Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #430, November-December 1973) Given the astonishing number of orchid strains, even the most experienced hand may have difficulty identifying a specific specimen.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 5

February 5th, 2017

(from “The Anger of the Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #430, November-December 1973) Of all the various species of orchid, there is only one truly nocturnal specimen.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 4

February 4th, 2017

(from “Challenge to the Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #429, September-October 1973) The orchid’s reputation for being difficult is overstated, yet nonetheless true.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 3

February 3rd, 2017

(from “Challenge to the Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #429, September-October 1973) Countless writers have attempted to capture the flower’s intricate beauty in poetry and prose, yet few have succeeded.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 2

February 2nd, 2017

(from “Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #428, July-August 1973) Orchids have a reputation for being difficult, especially for those who lack the patience to properly cultivate them.

That Mysterious Bloom: Day 1

February 1st, 2017

(from “Black Orchid” by Sheldon Mayer and Tony DeZuniga in Adventure Comics #428, July-August 1973) No hothouse creature, but a hardy blossom imbued with a fierce elegance.

Boy howdy and excelsior

December 5th, 2012

With all the buzz surrounding Sean Howe’s excellent Marvel Comics: The Untold Story and particularly its extensive examination of the comic publisher’s Bronze Age hijinx, this web I figured it would be a good time to take a gander at another discussion of that transformative and transitional period which ran in the April 1973 issue […]

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