Thor #4 Doubles Down on Thors For A Grudgematch of the Gods

For two solid issues, the Goddess of Thunder has held onto Mjolnir, followed her Asgardian instincts, and lived up to the expectations befitting someone wearing the mantle of Thor. Which is a good thing, because the Odinson arrived at the end of issue #3, bearing a new arm, his enchanted axe, and a grudge. [Beware… » 1/31/15 2:21pm Yesterday 2:21pm

It's not a roadmap of sequential beats. People experience them out of order, if they experience denial at all. It's a slow, painful, boring process. But it's better than not having someone to care about in the first place. » 1/30/15 2:59pm Friday 2:59pm

On Writing With A Day Job, and Expectations Vs. Reality

I grow less and less certain about what would be considered 'normal' or 'average' for a working writer, and this eye-opening article certainly helped give me some perspective, so I thought I might share some of my own. » 1/30/15 12:15pm Friday 12:15pm

I don't know. I think if anything were going to make Spidey hang up his webs, it'd be the prospect of becoming a father. After all, he grew up without his birth parents (not that Aunt May and Uncle Ben didn't do a phenomenal job raising him), and he'd never want to subject another kid— especially his— to growing up… » 1/23/15 8:56am 1/23/15 8:56am

I don't know if it's still around, but The Greatest Batman Stories Ever Told was a great introduction for me, back in the day. The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told was a kick, as well.

Batman: Hush was another one of the best miniseries to come out in the last several years. He'd also do well to pick up Gotham Central, » 1/20/15 3:20pm 1/20/15 3:20pm

Sydney Theatre Promises Gangbuster Season, Enrages Millions Who Can't Go

It should come as no surprise to learn that I am a theatre buff. Today I face the herculean task of articulating my outrage over the new season, announced at the Sydney Theatre. In Australia. I am spitting mad over the fact that not one, nor two, but THREE amazing shows will be realized in the relatively near future, » 1/16/15 2:25pm 1/16/15 2:25pm