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Top 50 Comic Book Heroes VI

Captain America: Super strong, super healing, the athletic abilities of an Olympic level gymnast – powers at their purest. The neat thing is that his personality, everything he stands for, is exactly the same pure. I had always been afraid … Continue reading

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Comic Movies are Ruining the Cinema

  This year Avengers 2:  The Age of Ultron, Ant-Man, Fantastic Four, Star Wars:  The Force Awakens.  Next Summer a Batman movie, the first Justice League, and so forth.  Dr. Strange, Wonder Woman, and several other characters are due to have … Continue reading

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Side Kicks!

 I hope you will forgive my absence last week.  A literary agent took an interest in my Arthurian novel but told me I had still made some fundamental mistakes with it, so I spent the week correcting.  The novel … Continue reading

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Chronologies in the Comics

 Everyone kind of knows the story of Batman.  His parents were killed in The Depression outside of a theater.  When Bruce grew up, he focused all that rage into battling crime so that no other child would have to … Continue reading

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Superhero Superpowers

One of the reasons I’ve never been able to place comic book heroes in the science fiction or the fantasy genres has been common sense.  Science fiction might take the idea of faster-than-light travel and run with it, but there … Continue reading

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Life

I have a miniatures collection.  It consists of Star Wars Force wielders like Sith, Jedi, and the occasional independent.  I also have Marvel and DC comics figures; no minions just the heroes and villains themselves.  I plan to get some … Continue reading

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Christopher Nolan and Joss Whedon

I think it’s kind of neat that two individuals who did not make a name for themselves in comics have been centrally responsible for the rise of comic book movies in film of late and think a little background on … Continue reading

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