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Comics Madness - Latest Posts - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 00:00
I’ve been thinking about when and how superheroes are “alive” in the culture. Swing a stick right now, and you’ll hit someone telling you that all is roses. Superheroes are in! They are arrived! They are (gasp) cool at last! … whereas all my little eye sees is that they are in the cage. They […]

Batpulp

Comics Madness - Latest Posts - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 00:00
I encountered Batman oddly. The pile of comics I’d inherited were Marvel-heavy with only a little bit of DC, and that leaning toward sword-and-planet or horror. Yes, there was the TV show, running in syndication by the time I saw it, but my TV viewing was strictly limited and I’d only managed to catch a […]