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Bonjour, Canada!/ Hi, Canada! It would take a stronger blogger than I am to resist this oddly wonderful combination map and word search puzzle from Marvel Fun and Games #12 (1980). Good luck to those who want to print … Continue reading
Spent way too much time today trying to organize the article/essay/post I am writing for you about the Magritte exhibit– then when I sat down to write it, it fell totally flat. As always when a project stalls, I took … Continue reading
It’s our annual “this day in history” celebration. Today, it turns out, is the anniversary of two very famous covers. On the first of June 1938, Action Comics #1, featuring the first appearance of Superman, and on the first of … Continue reading
Oops. I seem to have drawn Captain America. Wasn’t on purpose, though. This drawing started out as one of the little figure sketches (Little Figure #whatever: Hipster Boy) but as I was finishing the pencils I was as surprised as … Continue reading
I had been looking forward to Winter Soldier for a long time, went to see it on opening day, and was most relieved not to be disappointed. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is my number one fangirl guilty pleasure, but the … Continue reading
Curt Swan for the win– this is a gorgeous set of Superman heads from a first class comics artist. We all would be better off if we made model sheets like this for our own characters, but I never seem … Continue reading
Check this out. It’s a little bigger than most of the images I post here, but I think you will agree that it is worth the space on your screen. (If you have a tablet with a high resolution display, … Continue reading
Kekionga readers already know the Berry family through two of its younger members: Nina, of Those Kids! and Shelley, Iowa’s Other Roommate (meaning the one who is not an Unfrozen Cave Girl Woman). Nina and Shelley are cousins; they share … Continue reading
This week I added these two images to my picture file Tumblr (the Coelacanth Gallery), and found that if you arrange them correctly they seem to tell a story. The juxtaposition of the two knives is awesome. And what lady … Continue reading
You might be surprised to hear that there are alternate Captain Americas I’m not dying to read about. Everybody knows I love alternate histories/alternate universes, and I’m just as crazy about Silver Age Cap, the “frozen in ice for fifty … Continue reading