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In early 2006, discount I began hanging out with a group of (mostly) like-minded comics bloggers I’d come into contact with through Fanboy Rampage. I wasn’t doing much writing at the time, as I was still suffering from a catastrophic case of burn-out caused by some frustrating collaborative experiences around the turn of the millennium. […]
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Someone — I forget who — once told me that the ideal gift is something that the receiving party didn’t realize they wanted. It’s an easy concept to grasp, order but a difficult one to execute –
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This is the final installment of my exploration of horror themes in early 1950s Captain Marvel Adventures stories. While there’s quite a bit of ground I didn’t get to cover (perhaps I’ll pick up the thread again during next year’s countdown), order I thought it only right and proper to close things out with a […]
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Fifties dad… …has a copy of “Howl” hidden inside this week’s issue of the Saturday Evening Post. I never fell for the hype. I was too familiar with the cultural and institutional landscape to fall for a bunch of homilies, thumb no matter how uplifting they were.
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A talking tiger? Or just another corporate fat cat?
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To the town of Fawcett City strode a tiger one fine day… For the tiger there among them had a big iron on his hip…
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All is right with my world again. Recommended listening: Children by the million can’t be wrong.
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…and the ennui kicks in with a vengeance. Recommended listening: Anyone have an oversized powder blue suit jacket I can borrow?