It took more than two years, but I finally managed to exert some control over my life. Yes, that’s right: all of my comics, trade paperbacks, and hardcovers have been entered into my CLZ database and are all organized and neatly put away. Over the past few days, I built […]

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 […]