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The Greatest of All Time


  Entertainment Weekly is currently in the middle of huge, tournament-style competition that asks their readers that eternal comic book question: Who is the Greatest? When I first saw this poll, I found myself absorbed with the question. Obviously, I have stated on this blog who my favorite is on SEVERAL occasions (Spider-Man), but it is always a fun debate to get into, especially with this bracket set-up. Now, EW.com just finished their first round of voting and as I went through… Read More »

The Call for a Hero


I wrote this for the Sonoma State Star last semester and I feel that it might be a nice change of pace to post on the blog. So, here is “Hero.” I read comic books. Every Wednesday, the new adventures of characters like Batman, Superman, Spider-Man, Wolverine are published for the world to read and I am like a kid on Christmas every week. While I enjoy the spectacle of comic books, I also like reading it to see superheroes… Read More »

A Different Kinda “Twilight”


Just a quick post for this one, since I’ve already posted one thing today. It started out with just trying to find out what was going on with the current Dr. Fate, the last character to be written by the late, great Steve Gerber. But, as always, Wikipedia has a way of taking over the flow of the mind. One link leads to several and I was led to an article that I had forgotten existed. It is about the… Read More »