I’ve been immersed in trying to solve a DOCTOR FATE storytelling problem for — uhm — a very long time. The solution arrived yesterday, at a Starbucks near the intersection of Lake Mead and Buffalo in Las Vegas. I now consider this establishment holy ground. The pigeons and sparrows are oracles reading cake crumbs. The [...]
Archive for April, 2007
Watching Cho Seung-Hui, the Virginia Tech mass murderer, read his “manifesto” into the camera, I noticed something oddly familiar about the expressionless, run-on, nasal quality of the voice. On the fifth or sixth listening, I got it. Cho sounds *exactly* like the possessed Rick Moranis in *Ghostbusters*, saying, “I am Vinz Clortho, Keymaster of Gozer.” [...]
I’m in the process of changing host services, and there may be a little transition time involved.
I’ve just seen scans of about two-thirds of Justiniano’s pencils for DOCTOR FATE #1. It’s some of the most beautiful work I’ve seen in 35 years of writing comics.
Very encouraging visit to the cardiologist yesterday. Blood pressure is back in the range it should be (124/76). Liver and kidney functions, cholesterol, triglycerides, and EKG all normal. I seem to be okay for the moment.
If this current media flap teaches us anything, it’s that calling people names is not inherently humorous.
Sorry about not posting for a number of days. I haven’t been sleeping well, haven’t accomplished nearly as much as I wanted (needed) to with the writing, haven’t been able to concentrate much. Time to take inventory, figure out what the hell — oh! THAT!! It’s tax time again! Yippoo! The only time of year [...]