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Comic Book Profiles
of under-appreciated, oddball and/or just generally cool characters and comic books


This website is devoted to the comic books you either love with a passion or hate with a vehemence. You won't find many Marvel mutants here - I can't abide by most of the nasty little critters myself. But what you will find is a plethora of the good and bad books, as well as the interesting and sometimes not-so-interesting characters that may not have caught your eye over the past forty or so years.

This site began as a fan page devoted to my favorite comic character, the original Vigilante, and just seemed to grow from there, starting with pages on The Wanderers and Slapstick, for no reason that I can recall. I've got a lot of series I've collected over the past few years that are ready to be reviewed and profiled here, including The Inferior Five, Hex, Defenders of Dynatron City, Aztek, The Ultimate Man, Thriller and the 1992 Justice Society of America series to name a few.

Please e-mail me, Rich Meyer, at comicbookprofiles@retroreels.com with any comments, suggestions, corrections or other information you may want to pass on.

Hopefully, almost anyone can find something to like or hate around these parts, so come on in and take a look!

Please use the pull-down menus on the bar at the top of the page to navigate between this site and my two other fan sites, The Brave and The Bold Review and The Doom Patrol Review.

WHAT'S NEW

September 1, 2003: New Additions: The Man Behind The Gun, Skull the Slayer/Blazing Skull II, Beyond Communion, Stardust the Super Wizard, The Steel Fist, The Puppeteer/Captain V, updates to Action Comics, Super DC Giant (both under The Vigilante) and Crack Comics (Alias the Spider). COMING SOON: Jack Frost, The Thin Man, The Oz-Wonderland War, Captain Marvel Presents the Terrible 5, Shazam's Squadron of Justice

July 25, 2003: Pull-down menus have been (hopefully) cleared of glitches. More detailed synopses added to pages on Action Comics, Adventure Comics, and Justice League of America. New additions: Bug, Code Name: Assassin, Danger: Dinosaurs at Large!, Vigilante of Earth-One, Wildcat of Earth-One/Earth-B. Coming soon: Skull the Slayer, The Man Behind the Gun, Silverblade, Worlds Unknown, and The Oz-Wonderland War.



All images and logos 2003 DC Comics Inc., and 2003 Marvel Comics Group, Inc., 2003 Will Eisner, 2003 Ralph Kanna and Jim Aparo, 2003 Charlton Comics, and 2003 Lodestone Publishing, respectively. All text and html 2003 Richard Meyer
DISCLAIMER: Archie, The Punisher, Batman/Wildcat, The Brave and The Bold, The Crimson Avenger, Devil Dinosaur, The Heckler, Justice Society of America, Mr. Mystic, The Prankster, Ragman, Slam Bradley, Slapstick, Strange Sports Stories, Vext, Video Jack, The Vigilante, The Wanderers, The Whip, and all other characters and comic books mentioned in this site are the property of DC Comics, Inc. and Marvel Comics Group respectively. They are used here without permission. This page is created with the utmost respect for the characters and their creators, for the purpose of entertaining comic book fans and drawing more attention to these singular orks. Special thanks to Michael Norwitz for assistance in tracking down the origins of some of the pictures I was using and getting better scans of them, and for providing a link on his fine web site to my original Vigilante pages.



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