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Spotlight Sunday 8.1.21

A lot of alleged comic book fans engaging in a “Tell me you don’t know anything about Superman without saying that you don’t know anything about Superman” challenge online means that there are spoilers ahead for… Yes, it’s Superman–strange visitor from another planet who came to Earth with powers and abilities far beyond those of […]

Spotlight Sunday 7.25.21

A new comic from the Mother of Dragons means there are spoilers ahead for… “I’m your mom now, and I’m MAD.” It’s not unusual for people from fields outside of comics to make comics. Prose writers, singers, comedians, and actors have all taken a crack at it over the years. Some fans get angry and […]

Spotlight Sunday 6.6.21

Thinking about getting away to someplace nice, perhaps near a lake, means there are spoilers ahead for… “How gentlemanly, letting me pick my own apocalypse.” One thing I often think about is how when it comes to movies, TV shows, and books I’m very genre-focused. I like what I like, I’ve been around long enough […]

Spotlight Sunday 5.16.21

DC’s release of a 100-page celebration of Asian Heritage Month means there are spoilers ahead for… “Knights of the so-called Brotherhood. Your sophomoric attempts to hypersexualize me and my Asian sisters are pathetic. Be grateful I don’t slay you where you stand.” Let me get the (kind of) bad stuff out of the way first. […]

Spotlight Sunday 4.18.21

An attempt at being topical means that there are spoilers ahead for some recent episodes of The Falcon and The Winter Soldier and… “He–he’s gone wild! Like a mad beast!! I’d better get out of here!!” I’ve often mentioned that when I was a kid I didn’t have particularly reliable access to new comics, which […]

Spotlight Sunday Addendum

Until I saw it tweeted out by Tom Brevoort earlier this evening I had completely forgotten that this existed. I wish I had remembered when I wrote the Spotlight Sunday post, but better late than never, I suppose, and anyway…KEEP IT UP, AMERICA!

Spotlight Sunday 8.30.2020

My need to tell you to BUY THIS BOOK means there are fewer-than-usual spoilers ahead for… Pulp HCWriter: Ed BrubakerArtist: Sean Phillips, Jacob PhillipsCover: Sean PhillipsRating: Mature$16.99Image That’s the reason we survived so long…Because this world belongs to the monsters.But Jeremiah was right about one thing…It shouldn’t. It’s not exactly news when I say that […]