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The Song Ends… But The Beauty Of It Must Never Fade

(Thanks to Andrew Rilstone for reminding me of the Jack Kirby quote that’s titled this). February 6 is the anniversary of the deaths of two of my favourite creative artists. The first, Jack Kirby, lived a relatively long life, but … Continue reading

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Before Watchmen

Of course I didn’t buy it. What do you think I am? I torrented it, of course. And if DC want to complain about me taking their copyrighted work, the work that talented artists put time and effort into, and … Continue reading

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Boycott The Avengers Opening Weekend

My friend Plok has posted asking all comics bloggers (of which I am technically still one) to post asking their readership not to go and see The Avengers on its opening weekend, in protest at Marvel’s treatment of Jack Kirby … Continue reading

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Eschatology & Escapology 3: They Call Me Mister Miracle

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK), all other ebook formats “You heard it direct from the mouth of science itself, nothing but nothing … Continue reading

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Darkseid!! (Authority Post 1)

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF Nearly a month ago, now, pillock asked me to write a post about Darkseid. This has been more difficult than I … Continue reading

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Degrees Of Freedom – Mister Miracle, Darkseid, and Morrison Doing Kirby (or Why Kirby Matters) (Hyperpost 8)

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF Kindle (US), Kindle (UK), all other ebook formats Some of you might have noticed that I occasionally talk about a comic … Continue reading

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Linkblogging for 17/01/09

I’m still far busier than I expected this week, so I’m still behind on my email correspondence – apologies to those who’ve emailed me recently. Anyway, in lieu of a longer post, here’s some links: Debi writes about Thomas Hariot … Continue reading

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