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The Threshold

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 […]

I ❤ The DC Bullet

There are always those things you know, tucked away somewhere deep in your brain’s archives that you can’t immediately retrieve but that just pop out of hiding once you’re reminded of it. Some little factoid that you wouldn’t be able to just blurt out on command – or even at random – but upon someone […]

The Illusion of Control

It’s not exactly controversial – and is a complete understatement – to say that things in general aren’t really going so great right now. This is as true in my own life as it is for the world at large, and at both levels there is very little over which I have any significant amount […]

That New Comics Smell

IT’S NEW COMIC BOOK DAY! I can’t lie – venturing that far out into the world for the first time in a very long time caused a fair amount of anxiety, but…new comics, baby! If you have a local comic shop you can support – and can do so safely – please take advantage of […]