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Dell’s Ducks

Dell Comics released The Funnies in 1929, which is credited as one of the first publications of a comic book with original material. The book was published in tabloid-size, as opposed to the traditional comic book format, which would become standard in 1933 with the release of Famous Funnies (and setting up the long [...]

By | December 16th, 2014|0 Comments

Time of the Preacher

The following first appeared on the website of North Hollywood's Blastoff Comics, the second website to carry the comic book musings of Four Colors! Thanks to the whole gang over there!!! Also, NOTE: There is some saucy language in this piece; kind of unavoidable when talking about Preacher... ENJOY!   To lay [...]

By | November 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Wednesday Reviews – October 29 5TH WEEK EDITION!

Wednesday Reviews - Week of October 22 Guardians of the Galaxy #20 Written by Brian Michael Bendis @BRIANMBENDIS Art by Ed McGuinness and Valerio Schiti @ValerioSchiti Published by Marvel @Marvel For those of you who joined Guardians of the Galaxy because of the film (which, let's be honest, is most of us), you might [...]

By | October 29th, 2014|0 Comments

Things for this Weekend

Happy Friday, Four Colors readers! Boy, oh boy! Have some interesting things happened in the past few days. Of course, the biggest news is the release of the first trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron. Ho. Lee. Crap. This is one nice trailer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmeOjFno6Do Marvel had planned on releasing this trailer [...]

By | October 24th, 2014|0 Comments

Wednesday Reviews – October 22

Wednesday Reviews - Week of October 22 Cyclops #6 Written by John Layman @themightylayman Art by Javier Garrón @JavierGarron Published by Marvel Like Four Colors has done in the past with Wednesday Reviews, this will normally be two-three issue reviews, highlighting something from the big publishers and something from the smaller ones. But since [...]

By | October 22nd, 2014|0 Comments

The Death of Wolverine

"Tepid." That is the best word to describe Charles Soule and Steve McNiven’s The Death of Wolverine, the final (for now) story of Marvel's premier mutant. I got it from CBR's The Buy Pile and I find the word "tepid" to be so perfect. Never has a blaze of glory [...]

By | October 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Creator Interviews from SDCC

Fresh from SDCC three months ago, I have some great creator interviews from the Con. In order, you can listen to Sam Humphries (Marvel - The Legendary Star-Lord), Terry Moore (Rachel Rising, Strangers in Paradise), Donny Cates (Dark Horse Comics), Will Carsola and Dave Stewart (Mr. Pickles on adult swim), the two-part [...]

By | October 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Four Colors – Season 5

Hello to the truest of believers! Welcome to Season 5 of FOUR COLORS! We are back after an extended hiatus, but now, there is far too much in the news to leave the blog unattended. My life was upended, in a VERY good way, following Comic-Con and it has taken [...]

By | October 15th, 2014|0 Comments

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