Read My Essay in Riverdale Avenue Books’ New Anthology, 1984 in the 21st Century

George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984 has been resonating with the world since its publication in 1949, and it’s become increasingly relevant these days with “alternative facts” and the bizarre doublethink that characterizations the current American presidential administration. To explore the impact and legacy of 1984 in these tumultuous times, ¬†today Riverdale Avenue Books isContinue reading “Read My Essay in Riverdale Avenue Books’ New Anthology, 1984 in the 21st Century”

Superwoman #2 Review: Where’s Lois Lane?

Superwoman ¬†was advertised as a Lois Lane comic book. The New 52 Lois got superpowers when the New 52 Superman died, and now she was ready to take to the skies to defend and protect Metropolis as Superwoman. I was intrigued. It wasn’t the Lois Lane comic I was hoping for; I’d rather see herContinue reading “Superwoman #2 Review: Where’s Lois Lane?”

You Can Buy A Page From The Comic In Which Lois Lane Fell In Love With Comet The Super-Horse!

I don’t mean to tell you what to do with your money, gang, but here are some very important facts concerning an excellent investment opportunity: 1) In Superman’s Girl Friend Lois Lane #92, Lois fell in love with Comet the Super-Horse. 2) You can buy a page from that comic book RIGHT NOW at HeritageContinue reading “You Can Buy A Page From The Comic In Which Lois Lane Fell In Love With Comet The Super-Horse!”

Superwoman #1 Review: Either One Of The Best Or Worst Comics Of DC’s “Rebirth” Line

Superwoman is a great comic book until the last page, and depending on how that last page plays out it’s either going to be a book I’ll be very much looking forward to each month or a book I’ll drop like a hot potato. We’ll see how it goes. I’m certainly hoping for the former,Continue reading “Superwoman #1 Review: Either One Of The Best Or Worst Comics Of DC’s “Rebirth” Line”

Remembering Noel Neill, The First Live Action Lois Lane

Noel Neill passed away last Sunday at the age of 95, having lived a long and fascinating life. She wore a number of hats during her time in show business; she was a model, a singer, and an actress in both film and television, but she was best known as Lois Lane. Neill was theContinue reading “Remembering Noel Neill, The First Live Action Lois Lane”

Go Support “Sequential Crush Presents How to Go Steady” On Kickstarter!

I don’t post about a lot of comic book Kickstarter projects here because there’s always a billion of them going on, many of which look fun or intriguing for one reason or another. But every so often there’s a project that I think everyone should get behind, and today that project is Sequential Crush PresentsContinue reading “Go Support “Sequential Crush Presents How to Go Steady” On Kickstarter!”

The New Civil War: The Cap/Hydra Reaction and a Call for a Ceasefire

Steve Rogers: Captain America #1 hit comic shops a week ago, and comics Twitter has been aflame ever since. SPOILER ALERT: The issue revealed that Captain America was an agent of Hydra, and interviews with writer Nick Spencer and editor Tom Brevoort suggested that this wasn’t a gimmick or a fakeout and that Steve mightContinue reading “The New Civil War: The Cap/Hydra Reaction and a Call for a Ceasefire”