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Why I Love My Local Comic Book Store

My local comic book store, Escapist Comics on Claremont Avenue in Berkeley, CA is right down the hill from me. It is in an elitist neighborhood of million dollar plus homes not far from the grand old Claremont Hotel. There’s … Continue reading

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Superman Sunday

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no it’s Superman! Truth, justice and the American way and George Reeves flying across the black and white screen of an early 50’s television set is indelibly printed on my brain. Like so many … Continue reading

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My real life pulp adventure

Breathlessly I jumped in the roadster knowing that time was running out if I was going to make it to the rendezvous that would change my life. Sailing past the mean streets of the City with its hustlers and dreamers … Continue reading

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The “real” pulps

After all the Comic Con excitement it’s time for some pulp excitement. I’m heading down to New Jersey on Saturday so that I can attend Pulp AdventureCon sponsored by Bold Venture Press. This event has been ongoing for several years … Continue reading

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Kids Comic Con to Africa

I have spoken about Alex Simmons many times in this blog. Alex is a wonderful comic book writer for Archie Comics and his own comic book BlackJack featuring an African-American hero. And that’s not all. He and Eugene Adams, a … Continue reading

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Stuck Rubber Baby

I left the Gulf Coast in 1968 to attend school in what seemed to be far away Birmingham, Alabama. Birmingham-Southern College is a liberal arts school in every sense of the word. It is liberal and it has a strong … Continue reading

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“The Major” lands a cameo in the DC Documentary

Earlier this year DC/WB announced their intention of producing a documentary on the 75th Anniversary of DC Comics. The good news is that DC/WB decided to give Major Malcolm Wheeler Nicholson a small cameo and it’s at the very beginning … Continue reading

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The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Going

Sorry about the long delay between posts but we had an invasion of spam bots or whatever it is they’re called these days and it took a while to finally figure out where they were getting in—like rats through a … Continue reading

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Comics with your Coffee

Some of the good guys in the Comics world are out there putting their best panels forward. The mysterious I Know Joe Kimpel is hosting a book release and signing party this Friday night, October 16, 7-9 pm in the … Continue reading

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Comics with your Coffee

We had a great time on Saturday at Storefront Artist Project in spite of the crazy weather. It was a small but select crowd and Howard Cruse was his usual engaging and generous self to the young fans who were … Continue reading

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