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Three topics you should never bring up in polite discussion

Religion, politics, and Superman vs. Flash. DC Universe: The Source » Blog Archive » Who’s the Fastest? Probably should add to that:Hulk vs. ThingThor’s hammer (unstoppable force) vs. Juggernaut (Immovable object)

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Comics Code Authority is dead – Boing Boing

Comics Code Authority is dead – Boing Boing It’s not yet confirmed that the Comics Code Authority will still continue in some form; presumably not, as its membership was representatives from the very publishers that submitted to its authority. While some will look at the practice of the CCA as "censorship," the dividing lines are […]

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"The Novel" or What’s wrong with Marvel?

I’m not sure of the background of this writer, but he hits plenty of nails on his head with his claim that the innovation of the Marvel Age of Comics ended in 1991. I read the phone-book compendium "Essential Fantastic Four" a while back, collecting #1-#20 of the magazine, and was impressed at how, even […]

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Further Adventures in Publication!

Once again, I can look forward to the ego-stroke of seeing my name as a byline. This time it’s for a collection of academic essays called "Captain America and the Struggle of the Superhero," edited by Robert G. Weiner. I was able to dust off an article I written a few years ago on Roy […]