Vids I Dig 039: Comic Tropes: Atlas/Seaboard: The Company That Failed to Spite Marvel

From Comic Tropes’ YouTube description: Atlas/Seaboard is a fascinating short-lived publisher from the mid 1970s that tried to compete with DC and Marvel. They offered the best page rates and other incentives to attract some top talent like Steve Ditko, Neal Adams, Russ Heath and more. But the men running the show, Martin Goodman and his son Chip, were just trying to beat Marvel Comics overnight.

This episode explains the history of Atlas/Seaboard and reviews one of their comics, Tiger-Man, to show how troubled the comics they made were.

 

Vids I Dig 035: Generation Gap Gaming: ‘Friday The 13th’ NES Secrets and History

I swear it’s just a coincidence that I’m posting this on 6/6 at 6 am. But since I noticed that when organizing the posting schedule, I thought I’d point it out.

From Generation Gap Gaming’s YouTube description: Does Friday the 13th on the NES hold a special place in your heart like me? Do you think it gets too much hate just because it’s an LJN game? Then you’re gonna love the secrets, history, and strategies I’m gonna share in today’s video.

Vids I Dig 034: Toy Galaxy: The Tragedies & Triumphs in the History of ‘Dungeons & Dragons’

From Toy Galaxy’s YouTube description: Dungeons & Dragons, the most successful RPG of all time, has seen many tragedies and triumphs over it’s long history, including being in the middle of the Satanic Panic in the 1980s, to now be part of pop culture and as popular as ever. From Gary Gygax and TSR through Mazes and Monsters and it’s (sort of) use in such shows as Community and Stranger Things.