Category Archives: Rants about Comics

Hallo, Halo! [Updated]

Great news for fans of Alan Moore, Ian Gibson, and/or satirical female-led space-opera: The Ballad Of Halo Jones is being re-released in a fancy hardcover edition, with bonus content, this coming Wednesday (6/9/17) (13/9/17)*… and, because it’s the second issue … Continue reading

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“Stan’s Soapbox”

In response to the tragic events in Charlottesville, Stan Lee (of Marvel Comics fame) reposted an old editorial column he’d written back in 1968, which he rightly suggests is just as true/relevant now as it was then: “Let’s lay it … Continue reading

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The Flame Of The Furious

Back in the day, I was a big fan of DC’s comedy titles, like Justice League International, Lobo, and The Heckler (all co-written by Keith Giffen, oddly enough), so I was intrigued when it was announced that NBC was making … Continue reading

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Goth-Watch: Enchantress

[Contains grassy bath-tubs and SPOILERS!!!] I was trying to keep my previous rant about Suicide Squad (2016) as Harley-centric as possible, so I didn’t get around to discussing any of the other female characters… which is a shame because for … Continue reading

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Always Be Killing Hitler

While researching my previous posts about NTSF:SD:SUV:: and Eagleheart, the internet suggested that I might also enjoy an Australian action comedy series called Danger 5 (2012)… and, as it turns out, the internet was absolutely right… though I’m going to … Continue reading

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BFCC ’16

On Saturday I once again schlepped up to the mighty metropolis of Bournemouth for the (bi-annual?) Film & Comic Con… and had a very lovely time there, thank you for asking. My first stop (after the loos, obviously) was the … Continue reading

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GothWatch Prime: Death (The Endless)

Since I’m trying to write my own fantasy comix series now, I figured it was about time I re-read Neil Gaiman’s critically acclaimed Sandman books, starting with Preludes & Nocturnes (1991)… which, in the author’s own (after)words, does seem rather … Continue reading

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