The time those of us who knew him either personally or through his amazing creative output have dreaded has come to pass. George Pérez has died. I don’t have the words to express how much this man meant to me, and will continue to mean to me, but I have […]

Screen capture from the movie "Clerks" featuring the character Dante behind the counter.

“I’m not even supposed to be here today!” – Dante, Clerks (And also my inner twentysomething who didn’t figure on making it to 30, let alone 50.) As of today, I’ve been hanging around for half a century, and while many parts of those five decades have been rough going, […]

An experiment in visual storytelling means there are spoilers ahead for… … As I so often point out, what I’m doing here isn’t really reviewing comics or providing any sort of in-depth analysis, but rather I’m attempting to have a conversation, of sorts, about specific comics I’ve read, to tell […]

ANNUAL REPORT 20211-800-GAIL-BEAR TO OUR AUDIENCE Strategic Highlights The “What Did Gail Do Now?” (1-800-GAIL-BEAR) site was launched in Q3 of 2021 to hold Gail Simone – writer, trickster god, and bear pretending to be a redheaded human woman – accountable, to the extent that it is possible, for the […]

Some completely devastating news means that it’s time once again to shine the Spotlight on a legend… Every day is a good day to tell the world how much you love George Perez. Colleen Doran Last week, I had intended to write a Spotlight post about Wonder Woman Historia: The […]

The release of the third installment of a series of books that seem to be written specifically for me means that there are spoilers ahead for… “Thing is, that’s not what I signed up for. This was supposed to be about revenge.” My mom loved Charles Bronson. Why? I don’t […]

While I will be talking about some comics today, and it is Sunday, this isn’t a Spotlight Sunday post. Instead it’s just something of a casual, meandering walk down memory lane inspired by some recent acquisitions, though in one case it’s a reacquisition. I’ve written before – at length – […]

Anyone who follows Gail Simone on Twitter knows that she often engages in shenanigans, creating trending topics, sending unwitting nerds into fits of nerdrage, and poisoning the minds of her followers with thoughts about kaiju taint and more besides. After sending the tweet embedded above, I decided to take matters […]