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Sunday’s Sickbed Reviews

We are still recovering from Emerald City Con here– that show clobbered us. Continue Reading »

Wednesday’s Big Announcement

So for about three years now, people have been saying to me, “Why aren’t you writing some of this ‘new pulp’ stuff? Small-press indie pulp adventure, it seems like you’d be all over that.”

The truth is, I’ve been holding out on those folks. I have been writing it for quite a while now with some success, and these various projects are finally starting to hit print. First up: The Green Ghost. Continue Reading »

Another day with Adam and Jethro

That’s Jethro Dumont, better known as The Green Lama– and his current custodian, writer Adam Lance Garcia. Continue Reading »

An Anniversary Speculation

Just a couple of weeks ago, I had kind of an interesting anniversary. Continue Reading »

The In-Between Years

If you’ve been reading this weekly thing of mine for any length of time at all, you know that I am as fond of pulp fiction and the old pulp heroes as I am of comic-book adventure stories and superheroes. Continue Reading »

Cross-Hatchings for March 2014

A little of this and a little of that… stuff that didn’t rate a full column but that I didn’t want to ignore. Continue Reading »

A Groovy Saturday Matinee

This came up at the comics shop this week and I thought I’d share it with all of you. Continue Reading »

Story Hour on the Commute

It’s been so long since this happened to us that I forgot it does happen. Continue Reading »

Back in the Stacks on Saturday

Wrapping up the capsule reviews from last week. Some superhero books, some fantasy, some western, and some oddball humor, even. Continue Reading »

Another Weekend in the Stacks

My town is going nuts this weekend. Apparently there’s some sort of impending sporting event that has sent Seattle residents into a spiral of crazy. Seriously, it’s a lot like that old episode of Star Trek where the clock strikes six and everyone runs screaming into the streets, “FESTIVAL! FESTIVAL! AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!” Continue Reading »

Splashy Saturday

I’ve been reading a lot of older comics lately, and as I’ve been wallowing in all this Bronze Age goodness, it struck me that comic books as we know them today have gradually phased out something that I used to really get a kick out of. Continue Reading »

It Was Years Ago But We’re Still Angry With You

The title of this piece refers to ‘years ago,’ but the subject came up again just this last week. In fact, around the internet and on comics news sites especially, it’s getting to be a monthly thing and has been for decades. And it’s all coming from a piece of conventional wisdom that is as mystifying to me now as it was the first time I heard it. Continue Reading »

Another Couch Potato Weekend

This was one of those weeks where I was buried in work stuff– writing gigs, school things, and so on. So I just didn’t get a lot of reading done. Didn’t get down to the comics shop, didn’t really get to attack the review pile or the Shelf of Shame… there are piles and piles of books just sitting there, making me feel ridiculously guilty.

What I did get to do was watch a lot of weird old movies and TV shows. Continue Reading »

The Year-End Thing

Looking back at the last year, I find…. that all of us comics blog types over the last couple of weeks are writing about the last year. So here I am doing it too. What can I say? The peer pressure’s too much for me.

I’m not fool enough to think I can sum it all up, and this isn’t any kind of best-of or anything, but here are a few things that stuck out for me this last year. Continue Reading »

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