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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
I don’t know what I ate, but I am not going to eat it again and that’s all I have to say about that. Leafing through Tumblr picture files is more even more fun than junk TV on a sick … Continue reading
Come with me now for a brief visit to those romantic days of yesteryear, when superhero comics were filled with innuendo, at least in the eyes of certain fans (and critics). Today gay superheroes are free to be just that, … Continue reading