This blog is normally about comics, particularly classic comics of the Bronze Age that I grew up reading, but every once in a while I’ll take things in a more personal direction (though always with some comics content, however small). Today I’ll be getting personal in the extremis. Continue reading Corvettes & Jedi Knights
The recent Captain Marvel movie was clearly the impetus for today’s post, as I’d like to discuss her antecedent, Ms. Marvel. Continue reading Ms. Marvel-ous
…Well, three captains, really, but only two are being featured in major movies right now or in the immediate future. Continue reading Torn Between Two Captains
The gray skies and rain falling against the windowpane feel appropriate as I write this, as George Pérez has recently announced his retirement due to health issues. Continue reading George Pérez Retires
Guess what recently turned forty years old? Continue reading Superman: The Movie Turns 40!
We all knew this was coming, yet somehow it doesn’t lessen the sting. Continue reading Stan Lee 1922-2018
Full disclosure: I’ve had this one in my back pocket for a while, waiting until the Halloween season to post it because it would be more timely. Continue reading Barbershop of Horrors
There’s this myth about the comics industry that its history is filled with hacks. And while it does have its share of hacks (as every industry does), I think it has a better batting average than most. Continue reading Russ Heath 1926-2018