WORDS I USE TOO OFTEN: attenuated wildly awesome insightful um? vivid striking useful worthwhile up-front inspiring … [Read more...]

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When you drink a quart of blogwatch with your bacon and your eggs Kind of a killer when when when when when you walk the hundred miles to your baby and your baby has her daddy's car....Forager 23: Clarifies his remarks on comics and opera, gently hinting that I totally missed his point. Hey, call it a strong misreading, I've always been real into that Harold Bloom guy...? More comicsy stuff here.Mark Shea and Amy Welborn: Tag-team audience participation posts. Shea asks about non-Catholic … [Read more...]

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THEN THATCHER SAYS, "I'M NOT YOUR SISTER--AND GET OUT OF MY SEAT!": Cold War humor. … [Read more...]

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TELL ME WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS. What does the rest of the world think of Americans? On Thursday you'll get the next installment of "Judica Me Deus (Judge Me, O God)"--but for today, you just get this snapshot from an ongoing story I'm working on. The story is called Sleep of the Just. Someday, when I'm famous, you can say you contributed, if you criticize this bit!"Tight jeans. Fat people." Mark laughs. "Fat people in tight jeans. ... Casual dress, carelessness, indignation. That's one of … [Read more...]

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CREATURE FEATURE: Another spate of comics reviews! In alphabetical order:Astro City: "Tarnished Angel." Good enough for government work. A serviceable and intermittently affecting look at what it means for a guy with superpowers to fail. Not so much my thing, but sweet in its ten-cent-noir-ish way. The Robert Mitchum-inspired pictures of the protagonist are especially fine. OTOH if I want to see superheroic failure, I'll absolutely pick up New X-Men, where I can feed my Cyclops … [Read more...]

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With no complications, Sixteen generations of mine, All blogwatching Nature, Until I arrived (with incredible style)...Forager 23: In the middle of something else, Forager drops a reference to comics writers as "librettists," and a quickie comparison of comics and opera. I found that striking. Not sure if I completely go for it (I'm wildly non-visual and even less musical; pay attention to--in this order--character, dialogue, page layout, plot, pictures; and get a real kick out of at least one … [Read more...]

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"If you'll excuse me, I have an eel to resurrect!" --Doug TenNapel, Creature Tech … [Read more...]

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