The new *Giant-Size Marvel* trade paperback reprints “Too Cold a Night for Dying”, originally published in *Giant-Size Defenders* #4. It’s one of my favorite Defenders yarns, featuring some beautiful artwork by Don Heck. (Yes, I just used the words “beautiful” and “Heck” in the same sentence. Don’s work has been vastly underrated. His style and […]
Archive for May, 2005
The interactive bibliography on my website is up and running again. My thanks to the programmer.
It’s been somewhat of a trying day, so forgive me if I keep this short. *Back Issue* #12, published by TwoMorrows, includes a brief interview with yours truly about Destroyer Duck. Because the universe is, at its heart, deeply perverse, this issue of the magazine is built around an “extreme makeovers” theme and covers revamps […]
He’s nailed it, as usual.
Here we go again.
I’ve been under the weather all day. Ergo, a few words about…the weather. I lived in Los Angeles for 22 years. Each of those 22 years had a rainy season, beginning in about November and ending in the spring. The first rain of the season always loosens a thin layer of dust and oil that […]
You know, I try to be tolerant about religion. Really. I do. I honestly don’t care what religion anybody follows as long as they (a) don’t expect me to believe the same thing and (b) keep it out of politics. That seems to me a quintessentially American attitude. Well, not to some people, one of […]
If this doesn’t scare the shit out of you, you probably voted for Bush and believe the sun orbits the Earth.
Depression is a funny beast. It’s a chemical imbalance. It’s a psychological state. It’s a chameleon, able to mimic and masquerade as countless other disorders. It’s both crippler and crutch. It’s seductive. It’s repulsive. It loves company. It’s bad company. It’s a habit. It’s a worldview. It’s a noose around the neck and a comfortable […]
For the past couple of days, there’s been another problem with the RSS feed, caused by a bug in the new version of WordPress. It’s been fixed.