Man, is it Thursday already? If you and I are here, it must be. (I didn’t do any humping on Humpday, so my timing’s off.) But I’m ready, able and willing to give you the best advice you can get for free on the Net, so let’s get cracking, you crack whores and sore bores! … Continue reading
Last month I came across another interesting, thought-provoking topic in a LinkedIn group. Someone posted about “diversity in comic books today,” and wondered why, so far, “…there is not a major superhero of Spanish descent. The only one is Zorro.” I had a couple answers to this: 1) The geek in me had to … Continue reading
Greetings, losers, boozers, cruisers and hoosiers! Forget about Michael Vick, Michael Vick’s injury and the sucky Eagles. Forget about Tony Romo, his injury and the stupid Cowboys. Forget about dumb relaunches of classic titles and the messing with legends. Forget about cranium-crap Congress and jerky jobs reports. All that matters is ME! Um, and … Continue reading
For at least a couple decades now, many people in the comic book industry have disliked if not despised the modifier “comic.” Sharing the same origin as “comedy”, it implies comic books are humorous. (In fact, it’s why they earned the prejudiced nickname “funny books.) In fact, time was when I would tell a non-fan … Continue reading
Hey, it’s that time of year again! The fanboys’/art collectors’ Super Bowl, Oscars, Grammys and World Cup all rolled into one heaping, overpriced, overcrowded, smelly mess. I’m talking, of course, about Comic-Con International in San Diego, taking place from July 20 through the 25th. (Though it will seem like a month long by the time … Continue reading
All this talk about art-collecting “grails” (see previous two Blogs) prompted me to think of the other side of the coin: Bad Stuff We Like. Or call it Guilty Pleasures.
This is the second of three articles commemorating the artist.
Heroes have announced some table locations for the Con, and I’ve been lucky enough to be placed in Artists Alley, at AA-334.
Last time we discussed (well, I answered, you sat and read) queries regarding copyrights and original artwork. Mainly, what rights you the collector of art have when buying a piece of published artwork. (Short answer: pretty much none, other than displaying it for private purposes or when selling. But there’s over 1350 words more that … Continue reading