Roger’s Comic Ramblings: Marvel’s Doctor Strange Epic Collection: A Separate Reality


Doctor Strange Epic Collection: A Separate Reality

Doctor Strange Epic Collection: A Separate Reality


With Doctor Strange hitting the big screen soon, Marvel is releasing a number of projects starring the good Doctor. One of them, Doctor Strange Epic Collection: A Separate Reality, features some of Westfield’s Roger Ash’s favorite stories. He shares his thoughts on this upcoming collection.

Read More...

For Your Consideration: Marvel’s Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu Omnibus


Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu Omnibus Vol. 1

Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu Omnibus Vol. 1


Marvel’s Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu Omnibus Vol 1 collects this first part of this classic series by Steve Englehart, Jim Starlin, Doug Moench, Paul Gulacy, and others, and Robert Greenberger tells you why it should be on your shelf.

Read More...

For Your Consideration: Marvel Masterworks: Doctor Strange Vol. 5


Marvel Masterworks: Doctor Strange Vol. 5

Marvel Masterworks: Doctor Strange Vol. 5


Robert Greenberger tells you why you should buy Marvel’s Marvel Masterworks: Doctor Strange Vol. 5.

Read More...

Roger’s Comic Ramblings: Feeling Nostalgic


Amazing Spider-Man #217

by Roger Ash

I’ve been feeling nostalgic recently; nostalgic for a time when the world made sense and people weren’t at each other’s throats if they disagreed with each other. When I’m feeling nostalgic, certain things bring me comfort – Disney films, grilled cheese sandwiches and chocolate milkshakes, and comic books. I think the recent passing of Fess Parker exacerbated my nostalgia as his portrayal of Davy Crockett in the Disney films and Daniel Boone in the non-Disney TV show were a pleasant part of my childhood.

Read More...

Roger’s Comic Ramblings: Magic Time


X-Men #115

by Roger Ash

“What the heck is magic time, Roger?”

Good question! For the purpose of this column, “Magic Time” refers when comics were magic to you. I’ve found that with many of my friends this is the time shortly after you discovered comics and they had the biggest impression on you. It’s the time when you couldn’t wait for new comic day at your local comic shop, or if you’re old like me, when you’d haunt the spinner rack at the local convenience store looking for new issues of your favorite comics. Or when you were sure every UPS truck that drove down the street had your latest shipment from Westfield. (Yes, I know Westfield doesn’t ship by UPS now, but they did back when I was a customer.)

Read More...