Heroism in Comics Now and Then

I just read vol. 3 TP. Justice League of America: Rebirth. The basic use of language when having to do with physics while Ryan Choi and the team traveled through the microverse was a step up from 1960’s complete fantasy science. Of course the fantasy element was still there allowing them to have fun with…

Grant Morrison’s experimental writing in Doom Patrol.

I find Grant Morrison endlessly fascinating. The way he wrote Doom Patrol shows how incredibly dedicated to writing he is. Grant Morrison would cut up news paper articles until he found something interesting to write about. His other method was to use the computers spell check after writing nonsensical sentences. If anybody remembers this function…

Becoming Super Issue #2 First Day

Wormwood Michigan – Bennett residence. Sam walks in the dining room for breakfast. Zoey 16 years old is scarfing down her omelette before school. He looks around the kitchen not seeing his. “Victoria, where’s mine?” Zoey jabs the last mushroom off her plate. “We’re out of eggs. I made you a warm bowl of oatmeal.”…

Wormwood main character

Zoey Bennett is a reluctant superhero. I say reluctant because unlike most characters from comics who are hit with radiation and decide I’m off to buy a leotard so I can fight crime in disguise. She was born with these abilities and practiced daily how to adjust her physical strength to appear normal. When she…

Fictional Town of Wormwood

In a comic I call Becoming Super there is a town inspired from the binge watching and reading of Stephen King’s Maine. I created a fictional town while living in Michigan. That takes place… in Michigan. The population is 1,500. I was really fascinated by the old buildings. Really the simplicity of Michigan. I’ve lived…