Category Archives: Comic Reviews

Free Falling

I just realized it’s been well over a month since my last blog post. Since the past few posts have either been about my RPG or politics, I thought I’d surprise everyone with a blog talking about someone else’s work … Continue reading

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Knowledge is Power. And Power is Power.

The power of genre-savviness. It occurred to me just the other day that I have been enjoying this online comic tremendously for over a year now, and never spread the wealth around. So here it is; Grrl Power is a … Continue reading

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Epicosity and Consequences.

I love the look on GL’s face. Seeing the launch of this new Green Lantern arc has got me thinking of epic scale–what I like to call “epicosity”–and consequences in superhero worlds. Because, let’s face it, if we’re talking about … Continue reading

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Marvel Mystery Men

Real men don’t wear tights. It should be obvious to anyone who’s read my books that I love superheroes. Despite this I haven’t picked up very many comic titles recently, for a reason I imagine I share with a lot … Continue reading

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Small Victories.

I found my cover-artist on Deviant Art (an art posting site that’s cleaner than it sounds, at least if you engage the adult-filter), and I regularly surf the site for desktops and inspiration. I ran across this charming picture not … Continue reading

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Superhero Noir

I learned about the book In Hero Years… I’m Dead while I was still writing Wearing the Cape, and avoided it. Not because I didn’t like the Amazon description, but because at that point in my writing I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Wonder Women; Both Functional And Decorative.

Now that the hoped-for Wonder Woman TV series has died in production, I think this is a good moment to talk about superheroines (or, to be PC, female superheroes) and their treatment in comics and cartoons. I’m not going to … Continue reading

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The Midas Review

Writers are an insecure bunch, at least going from my admittedly-small sample group. Why? Because if a writer is lucky he will have a writing-group able to help him with style and such, and a few alpha and beta-readers (usually … Continue reading

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Brains are Beautiful

In keeping with Mark William’s Girls Just Want To Have Fun month, I’ve decided to put up the brainiest girl of them all, Agatha Heterodyne. . . . This is Agatha. . . . Agatha is the creation of Phil … Continue reading

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Wild Times

I’ve learned I’ll do anything to avoid writing. Like more research; after enjoying Power Down (see previous post) I pulled out some of my old comics, looking for the ones that I enjoyed the most. One short series–not so old–that … Continue reading

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