Last Chance at the Open Forum Before the Bosses Come Back!
While Karen and Doug are on vacation in January, our readers have
been entrusted with carrying on the daily conversations. Today's Open
Forum is a do-it-yourselfer. As we've done in the past, the first
commenter gets to pick today's topic of conversation.
speaking, the Open Forum is for broader topics. For example, in the
past we've started conversations such as "The Role of Inkers" and
"What's So Great About the Bronze Age?" Start a conversation that is
broad enough to elicit an ongoing conversation, and that even might lend
itself to tangential musings.
Thanks for holding it down for us -- new content (from us at least) resumes this coming Friday with a look at Sean Howe's Marvel Comics: The Untold Story, followed on Saturday by another entry in our series "That Zany Bob Haney"!
Doug has a new home - check it out by clicking the image above!
Rocket over to Planet 8!
Karen has joined the ranks of podcasters along with her friends Larry and Bob on the Planet 8 podcast. Click on the image to hear them explore all things geek!
Even More Bronze Age Conversation!
Join Martinex1 and Redartz as they continue the Bronze Age conversations each Tuesday at Back in the Bronze Age!
Bronze Age Babies, Unite!
On Sunday, 4/23/17, Martinex1, Doug, and Redartz gathered for a day of fun at C2E2 in Chicago. It was great to finally meet in person after years of online cameraderie.
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Karen and Doug met on the Avengers Assemble! message board back in September 2006. On June 16 2009 they went live with the Bronze Age Babies blog, sharing their love for 1970s and '80s pop culture with readers who happen by each day. You'll find conversations on comics, TV, music, movies, toys, food... just about anything that evokes memories of our beloved pasts!
Doug is a high school social science teacher and department chairman living south of Chicago; he also does contract work for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. He is married with two adult sons, also both married.
Karen originally hails from California and now works in scientific research/writing in the Phoenix area. She often contributes articles to Back Issue magazine. She is married. She hangs out with Joe Biden occasionally.
Believe it or not, the Bronze Age Babies have never spoken to each other...
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Dig Karen's Work Here? Then You Should Check Her Out in Back Issue!
BI #44 is available for digital download and in print. I've read Karen's article on reader reaction to Gerry Conway's ASM #121-122, and it's excellent. This entire magazine was fun! -- Doug
Back Issue #45
As if Karen's work on Spidey in the Bronze Age wasn't awesome enough, she's at it again with a look at the romance of the Vision and the Scarlet Witch in Back Issue's "Odd Couples" issue -- from TwoMorrows!
Karen's talking the Mighty Thor in the Bronze Age!
Click the cover to order a print or digital copy of Back Issue! #53