Tag Archives: marvel comics

On Lady Thor GodGender

So I’m about to put my foot in the latest fan mess on the internet: let’s talk a little about Thor.

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Deadpool again! Give him a hand for trying, folks.

Let’s finish off Deadpool! At least, the third and fourth issues of the 90s series we started talking about last week. This is the not-so-epic conclusion to the story of Black Tom’s mysterious (re: Macguffin) illness and the burgeoning (went nowhere) relationship between Deadpool and Siryn.

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Man Without Fear — or privacy in his own head

In this next installment of Ye Olde Longe-Boxe (see the first one here), we’ll learn about endless narration, good art, over-excitement, and streeeeeeetching. Unsurprisingly, it’s another 90s comic! (I do own comics from other periods, I promise). Specifically, let’s talk about Frank Miller’s “The Man Without Fear” #1.

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Diving into the Past (via Ye Olde Longe-Boxe)!

So this is what I was talking about last time! I’m calling this inconsistent little feature “Ye Olde Longe-Boxe” (you can blame frequent commenter C-$ for that one), and it’s what it sounds like. I have some comics that are over twenty years old (never mind my habit of buying tons of back issues when I could find them when I was but a child), and sometimes I’ll dig down into them and find what sort of glory (or mess) we can discover together. Don’t expect this stuff every week, but hell, there are a lot of comics in there. I sorted through a bunch of comics and found what I think are some of the earliest I bought when I went out specifically to buy comics.

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