Today In History

Posted by on Jun 14, 2009 in Today In History | No Comments

Earth-2 discovered by Flash. Don’t look at me like that, I don’t make this stuff up.

What The Perfect Cover Looks Like

Posted by on Jun 11, 2009 in General | No Comments

This is, hands down, the best cover I’ve seen on a comic for a while, maybe all year: DC’s THE SPIRIT #29 drawn by Paul Rivoche. It’s a master class in everything a cover should be, and I’m going to be using it as an example of “how to do it right” for perhaps the […]

Great Krypton

Posted by on Jun 9, 2009 in General | No Comments

Yes, I realize I have very…specific interests, but there is nothing, nothing, nothing I love more than–or delights me as much as–finding out things about Superman than I didn’t know before.  In fact, I’m not even sure I knew that was possible at this point. But I’ve just spent the last three days immersed in […]

Great Moments In Comics #19

Posted by on Jun 8, 2009 in Great Moments In Comics | No Comments

Subcategory: Perfectly innocent ads.  From the Charlton comics of summer 1985:

15 Minutes With Waid – My Good Friend, Jack Daniel’s

Posted by on Jun 3, 2009 in 15 Minutes w/ Waid | No Comments

15 MINUTES WITH WAID – My Good Friend, Jack Daniel’s As promised, your handy-dandy Amazon link: Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman