Martin Goodman

izombie season 4, episode 3

iZombie Season 4, Episode 3 Review: More Zombies, Less Brains: What Could Go Wrong? iZombie 4×03 'Brainless in Seattle (Part 1)': Love is in the air after Liv (Rose McIver) eats the brains of a hopeless romantic, and she can't stop herself from meddling in Clive's (Malcolm Goodwin) relationship. Major (Robert Buckley) and Liv continue to try to work through their differences. Meanwhile, Blaine (David Anders) is approached with […]

Is Martin Goodman's Grandson Trying To Get The Name Of Atlas Comics Back?

Once there was a Timely comics. Then it was known as Atlas Comics. Then it was known as Marvel Comics. In 2010, the grandson of Martin Goodman, Jason Goodman announced a partnership with his company Nemesis Group Inc and comic publisher Ardden Entertainment to relaunch his father's Atlas Comics brand starting with two #0 issues featuring the […]

After 74 Years, Marvel Registers Timely Comics Trademark

Marvel has registered the trademark Timely Comics for "Comic books; printed periodicals in the field of comic book stories and artwork, education, entertainment, and online services, and downloadable electronic publications." Timely Publishing was established in 1939 by Martin and Abraham Goodman to pubish new comic books, with Marvel Comics #1 before it changed names to Timely Comics  in […]

Dynamite Buys The Atlas Comics Trademark From Jeffrey Stevens

A few folk have been after the Atlas Comics trademark it seems. The second name of the company that would become Marvel Comics. Marvel's founder Martin Goodman revived the name in 1974 after selling Marvel. The line soon folded. And then in 2002, small press publisher Jeffrey Stevens registered the trademark and had it accepted. […]

If Bleeding Cool Existed In 1968…

This is from The Marvel Tribune #7, a  comics fanzine published June/July 1968. That was the year that Iron Man, Nick Fury, Sub Mariner, Silver Surfer, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, Captain America, and Hulk got their own titles, some splitting out of the long-running anthologies where they had been running like Strange Tales and Tales […]

Alternate Theories Add To The Secret History of Marvel Comics

Robert J. Sodaro writes: A few months ago, Sean Howe revealed The Untold Story of Marvel Comics, wherein he gave us all a warts and all backstory of the self-styled "House of Ideas." While we thoroughly enjoyed that book, it honestly didn't so much tell us an "untold" story of Marvel's history, as it simply deepened our understanding of the […]