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Old Comic Book Day

In what we now know as “The Before Times,” today would have been the best day of the week, AKA New Comic Book Day. However, as noted last week, one of the many challenges we’re facing in the midst of this global pandemic – and, admittedly, one of the more minor inconveniences, all things considered […]

NCBD = NO Comic Book Day?

Today is New Comic Book Day, which is normally a happy occasion for those of who eagerly rush to our local comic shop (LCS) to pick up the latest four-color adventures. But this New Comic Book Day is unlike any other, in that it’s going to be the last one for an as-yet undetermined amount […]

#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 […]

My Promise To YOU

My Promise To YOU

Over the weekend news broke that DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan DiDio is no longer with the company. As of this writing, details are scarce, and there has been no official announcement of any kind. Naturally, this has led to rampant speculation as to why and what it means for the future, but, again, no one […]

Spotlight Sunday 12.15.19

The biggest change to the status quo since the last one means there are spoilers ahead for… My name is Clark Kent. I haven’t done a Spotlight post in exactly two months, and I hadn’t really planned to break that streak, but someone elseweb expressed an interest in reading what I have to say about […]

Go Read It!

Just popping in quickly to say that this article about Wednesday Comics, the unique experiment that DC Comics launched ten years ago, is worth your time. And also that it’s time for DC to launch a sequel. Go read it! And also, while you’re here…

Spotlight Sunday 10.20.19

A modern adaptation of a classic radio adventure that helped promote real-world justice means that the Spotlight has been turned on once again to reveal some spoilers for… The emblem on his chest looked like a badge, or maybe a shield. It told everyone that he was Superman, and that was awesome. In 1946, as […]

Spotlight Sunday 9.29.19

Getting lots of reminders about a comic I read to destruction as a kid means that the Spotlight is shining again today, and there are spoilers ahead for… OMAC lives so that man may live! Over on Twitter, there’s been a lot of discussion about comics that have gotten me thinking about this particular issue […]