Just wanted to post a quick note to point out that the new site that will be the home for Spotlight Sunday-style posts finally has a name and is live. You can see it here. There’s not much to see yet beyond a “welcome” post, but the first actual post […]

Of Course

OpenDoor Comics, The Future
The "I don't know what I expected" meme of Michael Bluth (Jason Bateman) capture from the TV series Arrested Development.

I left the poll for naming the new sub-site that will replace Spotlight Sunday open through Election Day here in the US, and the results of that should not surprise anyone. Very few votes resulting in a tie. Yep, that checks out. I could do another poll to try to […]

The Voice Of A Generation

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“It was Bruce Wayne talking to himself, reaffirming his own identity … He’s saying it to himself rather than proclaiming it to the world. He’s psyching himself up … If you do it like a histrionic speech then it sounds ridiculous. But if you do it from inside, like you’re […]

As an addendum to yesterday’s post, I should mention that the existing Spotlight Sunday posts aren’t going anywhere. The only real change that’s happening is that there will be no new posts, and that all similar posts will appear on the yet-to-be-named site that will serve as their new home. […]

As mentioned in my final Spotlight Sunday post months ago, I’m planning to launch a new site here at OpenDoor Comics that serves as a dedicated location for those kinds of posts, and I noted that the first hurdle is coming up with a name for it. I also asked […]

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, […]