"Rowdy" Roddy Piper Reported Dead at 61
For me these things always seem to come in waves.
Last week it was a whole bunch of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Robert E. Howard-type stuff showing up all at once. This week it seems like it’s all about Planet of the Apes. Continue Reading »
Barbarians. Jungle Lords. Those guys. Continue Reading »
So… whose nerd-fu was the mightiest? Let’s find out! Continue Reading »
It’s been a while since I did one of these, and it seems like everyone always enjoys them. Certainly, I do… and so does John Trumbull, who emailed me suggesting one at almost the same time I put up a query on the CSBG forum here about it. Clearly, it was in the cards. So it’s time for another Hardcore, Take-No-Prisoners Trivia Contest! Continue Reading »
This and that. A few short items that I thought were worth mentioning, but not to the point where any one of them rates its own column. A little bit of bookbindery, some thoughts on TV and movies, some cool books that arrived in the mail… and oh, yeah, comics. Continue Reading »
It’s that time of year again where I look at my pull list and decide what stays and what goes. Continue Reading »
When this particular news story started popping up all over the comics internet I figured we were going to go through the same old cycle of stupid.
This time is different, though. Someone’s trying to change the usual narrative. What she and her friends have done is really terrific and a welcome change from the usual back-and-forth sniping. It made me smile so much that I thought I’d talk about it here and help spread the word. Continue Reading »
Still shaking off our convention colds and dealing with other issues, so it’s capsule reviews this week. These are some books of note that have crossed my path in the last month or so. Some comics, some merely comics-adjacent…. and one that I’m certain found its way to me by mistake but that I liked enough to recommend here. Continue Reading »
This year was rough. Continue Reading »
We are still recovering from Emerald City Con here– that show clobbered us. Continue Reading »
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 »
That’s Jethro Dumont, better known as The Green Lama– and his current custodian, writer Adam Lance Garcia. Continue Reading »
Just a couple of weeks ago, I had kind of an interesting anniversary. Continue Reading »
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 »
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