Days of Marvel Present (Part 2 of 3)

The following first appeared in the June edition of Culture Counter Magazine. But I wrote it (and totally spaced on re-posting it), so we're also gonna post it on the blog too. Enjoy! Part 2: Cracks in the Mark 42 Armor The “Amazing Spider-Man 2″ is basically the first post-”Avengers” superhero film. [...]

By | August 12th, 2014|0 Comments

Days of Marvel Past (Part 1 of 3)

The following first appeared in the April edition of Culture Counter Magazine. But I wrote it, so we're also gonna post it on the blog too. Enjoy! Part 1: Nothing Lasts Forever The first issue of The Amazing Spider-Man, in fact Spidey’s first tussle with a super villain, features the Fantastic [...]

By | April 6th, 2014|0 Comments


Really quick post today. But I do want to take a quick moment and mention that this is the 100th post on Four Colors. Started this blog 4 years ago and I really should have reached the 100 post mark a long while ago, but I just wanted to thank [...]

By | June 20th, 2013|0 Comments

Secret Agent Men (and Women)

My friend Ivan asked me yesterday what the big deal was about Marvel's "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." That is kind of a loaded question for someone as nerdy as myself. As I sit here writing, literally wearing the S.H.I.E.L.D. logo, I can think of two paths to take when [...]

By | May 17th, 2013|0 Comments

Mr. Reece Goes to Comic-Con

“Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans.” John Lennon said that. He might not have ever attended Comic-Con, but Mr. Lennon may as well have been describing my time in San Diego when he said it. Every amazing thing that happened, happened without plans. But [...]

By | July 26th, 2011|0 Comments

The Trouble with Teens

I just watched the preview for Young Justice. It's a new series premiering at the beginning of 2011 on Cartoon Network and will be focusing on the young sidekicks of DC Comics: Robin, Kid Flash, Superboy, Aqualad, etc. But as I watched it, I was struck by two things. 1. [...]

By | December 21st, 2010|0 Comments

Unto Every Generation…

It is really no secret that vampires are IN now. "Twilight" has taken over the mind of most every teenage girl in the country. HBO's hit "True Blood" is gaining quite a following that grows with each episode. And there are a few vampire shows premiering on the networks this [...]

By | August 10th, 2009|0 Comments