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“The Death of Doctor Fate”

By the time I got into regularly buying new comics in the spring of ’76, the Jesus craze was largely over, having peaked around 1970-71 with Jesus Christ Superstar, Godspell, and the larger “Jesus Revolution” that made the cover of TIME for their June 21, 1971 issue. Continue reading “The Death of Doctor Fate”

Father’s Day 2021

Seven years ago, at the very dawn of this bloghome, I authored a very personal post centered on my father for Father’s Day. Now, in honor of this year’s upcoming Father’s Day, I thought I’d share another memory of my now-eighty-six-year-old father, this one a bit more directly related to comics. Continue reading Father’s Day 2021

Sex, Lies, and Comic Books: The Gwen Stacy Murder Case, Reopened

Allow me to say this up front: Buckle up folks, as this will likely devolve into an epic-length analysis and/or rant. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. [EDIT: A hair over 20,000 words here at final count, ladies and gentlemen; proceed at your own risk!] Continue reading Sex, Lies, and Comic Books: The Gwen Stacy Murder Case, Reopened