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…

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…

DC Comics classic trio

I don’t have thousands of dollars to make it rain in my comic book store. But I wanted to give DC’s main trio a shot a few years ago. That is of course batman, Wonder Woman, and the man of tomorrow himself Superman. For years I protested. “Marvel had better characters then DC. All DC…