"Thanks to my snarky yet reverent approach, and unique, professional graphics, there is no other blog like DIAL B for BLOG! Not exactly a blog
, not really a magazine
, it's the future of the internet — the first of a NEW form of media — a BLOGAZINE
Meet Robby Reed, a boy genius who discovered a mysterious dial. Upon dialing the word "BLOG" into it, Robby found himself transformed into a blog. From then on, whenever he redials, a new post appears on the blog. Thus began the saga of Dial B For Blog
In reality, the blog was created by Kirk Kimball, a graphic artist who grew up a comic book fan ever since reading the Action Comics
story, Luthor's First Victory Over Superman!
He was especially captivated by the in-house advertisement for The Strange Death of Batman!
from Detective Comics
. He has since been impressed by Spider-Man
saving himself with no one and nothing to help him, and personally witnessed Neal Adams
doing sketches with nothing but raw talent the first time he attended a comics convention. It wasn't until 2005 when Kirk visited a blog called The Absorbascon
, which was supporting Thanagar
during the Infinite Crisis
miniseries The Rann/Thanager War
. Inspired, Kirk created his own blog using the comic book Dial H For Hero
as a basis, and did his own support for Rann.
The "blogazine", as the blog calls itself, mainly focuses on Silver Age DC Comics
, though occasionally looks at other subjects, from Marvel Comics
, to Archie Comics
, to even Frankenstein
. Dial B for Blog
has an upcoming "volume" scheduled for May 2015, to coincide with The Avengers: Age of Ultron
This "blogazine" has examples of: