Back in the late 70s & early 80s, there was some concern within the film industry over cable television. Continue reading Future of the Pamphlet
…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
Another East Village icon is fading away, like the glorious spires of the lost city of Atlantis sinking into the ocean, never to be seen by the eyes of man again. Continue reading Goodbye, St. Marks
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
Not again. Continue reading Norm Breyfogle 1960-2018
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
A fair number of my fellow geeks are into jet packs, as in, “when are they gonna invent jet packs already?” But me, I was never into jet packs—I’m waiting on a time machine. Continue reading Time Machine: Swamp Thing ‘84
On my list of potential blog topics for the future, the career of Len Wein was near the top. Continue reading Len Wein 1948-2017
While I’ve been making an effort to keep it more positive on the blog (mainly by sticking to the subject matter of classic comics that I love), sometimes I feel compelled to cover unpleasant topics. Continue reading What’s Going On?
DC’s got me scratching my head again, not that this should come as a surprise to anyone at this point. Continue reading Does DC Stand for “Dying Company”?