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Sequential Wednesdays #2 – To Stand The Gap: The Secret Truth of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Sequential Wednesdays #2 – To Stand The Gap: The Secret Truth of S.H.I.E.L.D.

This is not how the World ends.  This oft-spoken mantra, among others, repeated throughout the narrative of the Marvel comic S.H.I.E.L.D. is a tried and true indicator of how much I adore this work. Created by heralded writer Jonathan Hickman and me... Read More »

Strange Days

Fighting monsters is easy. Maintaining an interstellar relationship? That's hard. Read More »

Sequential Wednesdays #1 – Rockwell’s Masked Heroes

Sequential Wednesdays #1 – Rockwell’s Masked Heroes

    Let’s get one thing straight: I go weak at the knees because of some colored pigment on a stretched cloth surface – often and regularly.  Somewhere I know my parents got it right by taking me repeatedly to art galleries because like P... Read More »

Halo Jones Interview with Ian Gibson

Before From Hell, before Watchmen, before The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, there was The Ballad of Halo Jones. Co-created by writer Alan Moore and artist Ian Gibson, Halo Jones was a space opera about a young woman who is swept up in a vast gal... Read More »

How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Manga

The Japanese manga Planetes reminds us that it’s not always about destroying the Death Star Sometimes, I tell people that it’s my brother Nick’s fault. Back in those dim, dark days before home video,  Nick gave me an audio cassette that he had ... Read More »

Sequential Wednesdays #0 – Origins & Purpose

Hello and thank you for taking time out of your day to look at this.  This will probably be the most viewed thing I’ve written on the internet to date.  I’m thrilled to be part of the Amazing Stories Magazine staff.  You can expect content mos... Read More »

Amazing News, Tuesday February 12, 2013

Amazing News, Tuesday February 12, 2013

Via Gary Farber’s Facebook Page, (Frederic Werther Juked His Stats) we learn that the book that was used to indict comic books as a scourge of society, a purveyor of sex and a promoter of crime, homosexuality and juvenile deliquency – Sed... Read More »

It’s Getting Crowded In Here

Who decides what makes a good book? How does an editor know what readers will want? A writer’s friends and family might thrill at every new story but it still has to impress an agent, editor, publisher, reviewer and reader before it’s considered succ... Read More »

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