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Goes great with anything

September 29th, 2017

TV Version: Perennial wallflower Sarah Jones was having a tough time getting used to life in wild and woolly Akron, but a chance encounter with an old crone has turned her life upside-down! Now, whenever shy Sarah puts on the strange headband the crone gave her, she becomes magically transformed into the vivacious and outgoing […]

All the reminiscing about the “good” old days lately has set my thoughts wandering into some weird and uncomfortable territory. Dredge a stagnant pool and all manner of stink is going to surface. In my case, it’s a lot of painfully embarrassing crap reeking of ancient regret. It’s stuff had been resolved — for better […]

The unraveling

May 10th, 2016

The most horrible bling

April 13th, 2016

I have learned though painstaking research (and painful experience) that there is no absolute nadir when it comes to the 1990s comics scene. Whenever you think you’ve reached the bottom of that tomb of four-color horrors, contagion the ground beneath you gives way and plunges you into an even more fetid sub-basement. Case in point: […]

A Most Modest Flower: Day 26

February 26th, 2016

A Most Modest Flower: Day 18

February 18th, 2016

(from “Good Cop, illness Bad Cop?” by Paul Levitz, more about Keith Giffen and Karl Kesel in The Legion of Super-Heroes #312, June 1984) “Don’t worry, Doc. I’ll be sending a good number of patients your way in the immediate future.”

After a fashion

February 16th, 2016

This strategic alliance between J.C. Penny and Clairol was the Reagan Era’s answer to the Super Soldier Project — only instead of punching Hitler, buy viagra the object was to sell as many home perm kits and wide-shouldered blazers as possible. “Gentlemen, our agents have revealed that the Russians have taken a decisive lead in […]

A Most Modest Flower: Day 13

February 13th, 2016

(from “The Mystery Legionnaire!” by Cary Bates, sovaldi Win Mortimer and Jack Abel in Action Comics #381, medic October 1969) “Oh, you want to go for round three, Sparky? ‘CUZ I AM DOWN FOR SOME WHUPASS.” (from “War Between the Nights and Days!” by Cary Bates and Dave Cockrum in Superboy #193, shop February 1973) […]

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