Monthly Archives: August 2008

Nothing But Red Skies Do I See

I finally managed to get a copy of Final Crisis: Superman Beyond 3D by Grant Morrison, Doug Mahnke , Ray Zone and a million inkers late yesterday evening. I can only presume that the comic shops were trying to protect … Continue reading

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Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks and the Smile You Send Out – Part 3: Smile!

(Before I start – today’s Big Finish A Week will be delayed until tomorrow. I’d already got most of this post done, and I’ve been promising the Superman one for four days, and I’m incredibly busy today.) I was there … Continue reading

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On LibDemmery

For those of you who are waiting for them, you can expect an influx of posts tonight/tomorrow. My local comic shop didn’t have any copies of Final Crisis: Superman Beyond , so I am venturing into the murky depths of … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 29/08/08

Hmph. Comics didn’t come out over here yesterday because of the Bank Holiday. I was looking forward to wearing 3D glasses on the bus home. Comic reviews tonight (and maybe more Beach Boys too). In what little spare time I … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 28/08/08

I’m gearing up, 3D-glasses at the ready, to review Final Crisis: Superman Beyond tonight. In the meantime, some links… Fred Van Lente interviewed by Comics Should Be Good – one of the very few times I’ve read an interview with … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 26/08/08

And hello to the person who came here yesterday looking for “Nicola Bryant cleavage”. You didn’t find what you were looking for, but I hope you found what you needed. But anyway… (I really must update the blogroll on the … Continue reading

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Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks and the Smile You Send Out – Part 2: Orange Crate Art Is A Place To Start

After 1967, Van Dyke Parks and Brian Wilson went their own ways, musically. Brian Wilson’s mental health continued to deteriorate, and his presence on Beach Boys albums became less and less. However, for the next seven years this wasn’t too … Continue reading

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