At A recent Marvel Comics retailer summit, Axel Alonso of Marvel claimed that there were fewer artist that impact comic book sales than writers. While I can see where he is coming from, as I will very often follow a writer from book to book or publisher to publisher, I think […]
I am embarking on a mighty and noble quest. That’s right I am endeavoring to read the Discworld series by Terry Pratchett front to back. This no small feat. Pratchett wrote forty one books about the many different characters on Discworld. Using this infographic as a guide, I will set […]
I hope you like the face lift I’ve given the blog! I sure like it a lot more! It was time for some early spring cleaning. In addition to new posts, I’ll also be slowly moving archived posts over from the old blog (well at least the ones I like). […]
Guys, guys, GUYS! There’s a new Ducktales trailer! I am so excited for this show! Summer can’t get here soon enough!
I don’t read very much Marvel anymore and the other day I got to thinking about why that is and what could be changed to bring me back. A three year moratorium on all line-wide crossovers and events. Event fatigue is real, and Marvel doesn’t seem to see it as […]
Here’s a post from the archives… I am raising a six year old Bat-Mite. He isn’t from the fifth dimension, but rather a suburb of Detroit. He is every bit as precocious, mischievous, and curious as any resident of the dimension which also gave us Superman’s confounding nemesis Mr. Mxyzptlk. […]
It’s a well worn pattern in the comic book business: Release a new #1 issue (ideally with multiple variant covers available in limited quantities), sell a lot of comics, and then watch month after month as sales slowly decline on the title. There is such a large uptick in sales […]