Tag Archives: DC Comics

Good Reads (and a couple of things you’ve seen before)

“New features at the Cobalt Club?” Scott Wilson asked, giving me a skeptical look over the top of his lenses. “Yeah,” Wade Smith chimed in.  “Haven’t we heard that before?” As much as I hated to admit it, the club’s … Continue reading

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31 Days of Comic Art Obscurity

“You seemed to be having fun with your Instagram account last month,” the mysterious Story Girl said as she sat down across the table from me in the lounge. The indie publishing house owner had chosen a good night to … Continue reading

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At the Alabama Phoenix Festival, 2014

Organizers of the third Alabama Phoenix Festival said that this year’s science fiction, cosplay, gaming, anime, and comic book convention would be “bigger and better than before,” and they were right. If you didn’t get to stop by the Birmingham … Continue reading

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Hanging with Mr. Michelinie

  “It’s been years since I signed one of these,” David Michelinie said as he autographed my copy of DC Super Stars #16.   Then he picked up my copy of Adventure Comics #456.  “And I don’t believe I’ve ever signed … Continue reading

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At the Alabama Phoenix Festival: The Sequel

“I’m glad you’re here,” Millicent said as I walked into the club a couple of nights ago.  “Currie and Emsworth are beside themselves.” “What’s wrong?” “I’m not exactly sure.  But I’ve no doubt they’ll find you soon enough to let … Continue reading

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Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?

The Shadow and his agent Margo Lane share a cab ride through uptown Manhattan in this panel from The Shadow, Vol. 2, No. 7, Oct.-Nov., 1974, published by National Periodical Publications Inc. “The curtain rises on a drama of love … Continue reading

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