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!”, […]
This Mother Goose and Grimm strip in today’s comics section made me laugh out loud.
My Favorite Comic Book Artists is a series of posts about my favorite comic book artists through the years; why I liked them and a little bit that I may know about them. Nothing fancy, just a look back at some of my favorites. When I was about 11 or 12 I came across a […]
This year Batman celebrates his 75th Anniversary, but the Dark Knight had been in comics for a year before we found out that the urban landscape he protected was named Gotham City in 1940 and it was only 16 years ago that someone created a map of Gotham City, according to this cool article on […]
After work this afternoon I rushed to the closest theater showing X-Men: Days Of Future Past, got my ticket and settled in with about 150 other movie-goers to watch the latest incarnation of the mutant franchise on the silver screen. I was and am a huge fan of the original comic book storyline that took […]
Busy at work and busy in my personal life. Let’s get to all the things on my mind today. My heart was touched when I read this story and saw this photo about a little 5 year old boy who passed away due to cancer and his parents decision to dress as his favorite superheroes […]
Archie Andrews, comic book fandom’s favorite redheaded guy, is slated to die this July. Much like Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and I don’t know how many other iconic comic book characters, the perennial Riverdale High School student will meet his maker. Except it won’t be the student Archie who dies, but rather his future self in […]
This is amusing.
The funniest comic book cover EVER! And without even trying, lol. If you’re not sure why it’s funny, just keep looking. It’ll come to you…