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Do Your Part…For Funsies!

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 into my own hands and […]

More Good News (You Can Use)

#Creators4Comics raised more than $430,000 to help comic shops. Diamond has set May 20th as the “target date” to resume shipping comics to comic shops. Diamond Comic Distributors has provided retailers a tentative list of titles planned to ship for a Wednesday, May 20 on-sale – their “target” date to resume its distribution services following […]

Spotlight Sunday 4.26.20

The receipt of a free “gift” means that there are spoilers ahead for… “We need to have enough energy for tomorrow!” Lately, against my better financial judgment, largely, I think, because of losing my regular Wednesday ritual, I’ve been buying some old comics online. Mostly issues of Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane, as I’ve often wished […]

Good News You Can Use

I know that in this timeless limbo in which we find ourselves people sometimes need a reminder of what day it is, so I’ll take this opportunity to point out that it’s Saturday. On this Saturday, I thought I would also provide something else that people need: good news! First up: Yesterday, multiple outlets reported […]

#ComicsFinals

As mentioned in the previous post, Gail Simone has been running a #ComicsSchool on Twitter, a five day course that ends today – yesterday was a skip day – about writing comics. On the first day, the “homework assignment” was intended to simulate the process of developing a pitch, or a springboard, for a story […]

#ComicsSchool

#ComicsSchool

Starting today, Gail Simone is running what she refers to as a “craft experiment” on Twitter under the hashtag #ComicsSchool, intended to help people – of all backgrounds and levels of experience – learn about making comics. Click on the tweet below to view the full thread and details. It will last five days, and […]

Post-Con Check-In

The last post mentioned that your humble (only because I’ve been humbled so many times) President and Publisher was going to be attending a convention. Since that time, the convention-attending has occurred, so I thought that I’d just pop in quickly and talk about it a bit. There is a lot I could say about […]

Showcase Saturday 10.13.18

There’s a triple helping of Gail Simone this week, along with a Spooktacular special, Superman having only a ghost of a chance of surviving in the Phantom Zone, the second part of a Wonder Woman story that I didn’t read the first part of, a look at one of Catwoman’s previous lives, Arabian Nights, and […]

Spotlight Sunday 7.15.18

A desire to accentuate the positive means that there are spoilers ahead for… Domino #4 Writer: Gail Simone Artist: David Baldeon Cover: Greg Land $3.99 Marvel “I resent that. I like a lot of snacks and sexy bits. I’m a well-rounded person.” My sister passed away this past week, marking the second loss of a […]

Spotlight Sunday 6.10.18

An overwhelming lack of enthusiasm means that there are spoilers ahead for… Red Sonja/Tarzan #2 Writer: Gail Simone Artist: Walter Geovani Cover: Aaron Lopresti Rated Teen+ $3.99 Dynamite “I quite feel that sheathing my blade to get assistance from the man who threw me over isn’t perhaps the wisest of all strategies at this time.” […]