Consider this post a companion piece to my previous one, wherein I discussed Peter Parker and the nature of heroism. Continue reading The “Hero” in “Superhero”
There was a stretch in 2018 when comics creators were dying at such a pace it felt like we were living in the end of days. Continue reading George Pérez 1954-2022
Bad enough I’ve got a post dealing with a very controversial topic that drives comic fans into a frenzy, but I’m publishing it on a Friday the 13th? Well, at least no one can accuse me of being superstitious! Continue reading Who’s the Man?
…No, not DiMaggio! Continue reading Joltin’ Joe!
Three kings travel across the desert, following a star, in search of a prophesized child. Continue reading “Silent Night… Deadly Night!”
“Wakanda who?” Continue reading Panther’s Rage
Today marks the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of the man known as Jack Kirby. Or, to put it another way, the King of Comics would have been celebrating his 100th birthday if he were alive today. Kirby is certainly one of the biggest, if not THE biggest, names in all of comics history, so today is a fairly huge deal. Continue reading Kirby Centennial
We lost another giant recently—Rich Buckler, who passed just one week ago. Continue reading Rich Buckler 1949-2017
Within the last few years, TwoMorrows has issued a series of books by Pierre Comtois reviewing the creative rise & fall of Marvel Comics, with each book in the series covering a different decade in the company’s first thirty years of existence. Continue reading Blind Byrne Worship