Category Archive: Comic Book News
In the last year, someone shared a comic on Facebook. It showed a grown up Calvin giving his daughter the Hobbes doll to play with. It was one of the most heart-warming things I’d seen in a while, and I hope that Bill Waterson himself would enjoy it. (Turns out that several web artists have …
Comic Book Resources reports the story. It does not mention the cause. The article chronicles the start and finish of the DC Animated Universe, from Batman: The Animated Series to Justice League Unlimited. The article also does not fail to credit the other co-architects of that Batman cartoon. Timm’s last work in his former role …
For one thing I will have a larger built-in guarantee that someone will read it. Then all I have to do is go back and transcribe it to keep it. 140 characters is a fun bit. This is just a typing text. Wow.
I wonder if anyone will read this.
From a February 2007 interview with James Roberts by TransFans.co.uk: There is a danger of making a Transformer too human; ultimately, they are alien life-forms, and robotic ones at that. But the TF mythos endures because of the characters, and that wouldn’t have happened unless fans could – at some level – identify with those …
Michael Clarke Duncan was a “hulking” individual, and used his size and strength to his advantage for many roles, especially genre roles, including Daredevil, where he played the Kingpin of Crime. He passed away of a heart attack. Clarke died Monday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, where he was being treated for …
Over on Chuck Dixon’s web site, he has a messageboard thread about his 100 best stories (in the opinion of his readers). These are my contributions to that thread. Most comic book writers, if they want to bring up politics, just have the character that they like spout their politics. Case in point: Angel O’Dare …
Let’s face it… few really have the right figure to pull off a Superman uniform properly. Certainly, most comic fans don’t. I’ve never dressed up as a superhero for a convention because I don’t know anyone who can make me a Bouncing Boy costume. Sigh. Now enjoy 25 Not So Super Supermen.
I think it’s pretty clear to everyone that Green Lantern tried to do too much and pack in too much exposition. But just in case you haven’t heard it enough: Why Iron Man Succeeded Where Green Lantern Failed.
The Complete Guide to Stan “The Man” Lee’s Marvel Movie Cameos.
It is the Minnesota comic book convention that I will always remember, because I, the world’s biggest Elongated Man fan, got to meet Carmine Infantino. That prized issue of Flash that I owned, with the first appearance of Elongated Man? That guy there, in the front of the room taking questions from the audience, was …
You all know I like Elongated Man. “Like” being an understatement along the lines of “Chicago’s elections aren’t exactly spotless” or “Marilyn Monroe had some appeal.” I’ve written Elongated Man fan-fiction, ran “Dibny Dirt” until Identity Crisis came out, and still hope that someday Ralph and Sue Dibny will be restored somehow. Were I ever …
Artist Butch Guice’s birthday is today. Happy half-century, dude!