Archive for the fantasy Category

08.8.2008

Dragon*Con Countdown

As usual, I will be attending the upcoming Dragon*Con convention.  If you’re not familiar with it, Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the US.  Dragon*Con 2008 will be held Labor Day weekend (August 29 – September 1, 2008) in […]

07.24.2008

The origin of “Fables”

If you’re like every other comic book reader in the aughts, you’ve been reading Bill Willingham’s “Fables” from Vertigo. He has managed to create a real masterpiece within the comic book industry. This is a comic that many treasure and won’t soon forget once it’s gone. Willingham’s done a fantastic job taking these characters of […]

06.10.2008

DC Comics… a newbie’s guide

I was asked to recommend a few DC comics to help a newbie reader get started. With approximately 70 years of comics published out there, it can seem a daunting task to figure out where to begin.  Personally I would recommend you start off with some of the collected editions (typically called graphic novels or trade paperbacks) available through […]

05.29.2008

Podcast Appearance

Just a heads-up… I appeared in a recent episode of The Unique Geek podcast with the rest of the usual gang. It can be found here – The Unique Geek Issue #68. In this episode we discuss the legal issues surrounding the rights to Superman, Superboy, and Harry Potter. Be sure to check out these […]

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