This Town Needs An Editor

An explanation: by day, I’m a freelance medical editor; by night, I’m a geeky blogger with a silly sense of humour. When they combine, you get this. In 1989, Tim Burton’s Batman was released and became a sensation, and Jack Nicholson’s Joker was a sensation as well. Dialogue from the film…

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Not The Royal Wedding

People want to feel attached to a ‘historic’ moment in their lifetime. I wanted nothing to do with it, and this is my reminder of that day. Friday morning was wonderfully quiet in the suburbs of London. Instead of being one of the idiots who had camped out the night…

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Meme: Final Crisis #7 Superman Song

Dr. K started a meme: What song do you think killed Darkseid? And I've joined in. My choice is based on my belief that, having grown up on a farm in the Mid-West, Clark Kent loved populist country and western music ... Also, you should read Dr. K's thoughts on…

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My Auntie

My auntie was a nurturing, supportive, entertaining, educational and reliable auntie. I didn’t get gifts on my birthday or Christmas, but she always tried her best to do something special. And, although she was auntie to more than just me, I always felt a special bond that made it seem…

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Public Information Announcement

To everyone who thinks that the ninja bats currently found in the Grant Morrison-written Batman comic book (the cover on the left, Batman #656) are a wonderful example of the mad ideas of the God of Comics, we would like to refer you to the Stan Sakai-created Usagi Yojimbo (cover…

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Charting trends

Need to know what's hip and what's not? Can't be bothered to keep up with all those news sites and blogs? Then you've come to the right place. Your one-stop, handy chart to keep you up to date on what's going up and what's going down. From Clandestine Critic: caring…

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Comics: Incoming Issues

I can hear voices, singing to me ... (with apologies to the late, great Curtis Mayfield) I'm your Marvel, I'm your DC, I'm that indy in the alley. I'm the seller of your books. Want some comics? Have a look. You know me, I'm your friend, Graphic novels, thick and…

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