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R.I.P. Yvonne Craig

Wednesday , 19, August 2015 Comments Off on R.I.P. Yvonne Craig

I awoke to the sad news this morning that Yvonne Craig had passed away Monday evening at the age of 78 from metastatic breast cancer that had spread to her liver. The first time I saw Ms. Craig was in 1967 when she joined the Batman TV show’s third and final season as Batgirl/Barbara Gordon. […]

Superman And Mighty Mouse

Friday , 29, May 2015 Comments Off on Superman And Mighty Mouse

The Mother Goose & Grimm comic strip below appeared in today’s newspapers across the country. I laughed when I first saw it, and then my mind started working, which is seldom a good thing. As a kid, Mighty Mouse was one of the first cartoons I watched on TV. I loved the operatic theme song, […]

I’ve been reading some of the old comics I read as a kid (a sure sign I’m getting old and reaching the end of my years) and it has been fun to re-live the enjoyment I experienced as a 6 to 17 year old. And it’s not just the stories and artwork within the comics, […]

San Diego Comic-Con

Sunday , 30, November 2014 Comments Off on San Diego Comic-Con

I’ve been wanting to attend the San Diego Comic-Con for years and years, but something always keeps me from being able to go; work, lack of time and/or lack of money are the usual culprits. A couple of years ago I officially moved it off my “Things I’d Like To Do” list and onto my […]

The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time

Monday , 24, November 2014 Comments Off on The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time

Empire, the self-described “world’s biggest movie magazine” is running an online poll seeking votes to discover The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time. For purposes of their polling, a superhero “is someone who undertakes heroic actions with some kind of superhuman attribute – whether biological, mechanical or mystical. Batman and Iron Man fall into the […]

Veterans Day In The Newspaper Comic Strips

Tuesday , 11, November 2014 Comments Off on Veterans Day In The Newspaper Comic Strips

I very rarely agree with the conservative newspaper comic strip “From The Right: Mallard Fillmore” but I wholeheartedly agree with the message of today’s Veterans Day strip…with the slight addition that we, as a nation, SHOULD be doing more to repay those who serve this country, ESPECIALLY those who bear the scars of combat. And […]

We Are The Introverts

Saturday , 12, July 2014 Comments Off on We Are The Introverts

Over at Incidental Comics, Grant Snider has this nice comic (as well as many, many more about different aspects of human nature and the human experience)  about introverts.  

Calvin’s Final Talk With Hobbes

Wednesday , 9, July 2014 Comments Off on Calvin’s Final Talk With Hobbes

I am a huge fan of “Calvin and Hobbes” and have mourned their absence of original strips since Bill Watterson retired the strip almost 20 years ago. But I wasn’t always such a huge fan. When the strip first debuted almost 30 years ago I was not impressed. My initial reaction was, “What a brat!”, […]

“I Will Look For You…”

Wednesday , 9, July 2014 Comments Off on “I Will Look For You…”

This Mother Goose and Grimm strip in today’s comics section made me laugh out loud.

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