I haven't talked about Marvel much lately. Honestly, I haven't talked about much of anything here lately, and for that I feel ashamed. It's not that I feel like I owe you anything--this blog has no rabid fanbase desperately hanging on my every word. This blog, from its inception, has merely been an outlet, a … Continue reading The Night the Silver Age Died
... froot loops ... Okay, in that commercial, you aren't even playing Super Mario Bros. and that really irritates me. You're cheering about mashing buttons during the preview screens, that's excessively irritating. Somewhere, someone thought this was okay, but it's not. I refuse to buy Froot Loops now. If I see Froot Loops, I pull … Continue reading Paroxysms: Marvel, Gaming, Froot Loops
So much to do, so little time. Unless you consider that time is meaningless in an infinite and circular multiiverse, in which case, I may have not happening to be about to was at one point will be having already done all the things I've never done before again for the first time. I … Continue reading Lament of the Polymathic Geek
Time is running out and this is the zero hour. For you, the reader, it takes just a few seconds to make a lifetime of difference in the life of someone else, and I am politely asking you, if you are a fan of mad science, cacophony, and imminent destruction, to please donate even a … Continue reading Day Fifteen – A Public Apology for Events That Occurred on Easter 1993, Wolverhampton, UK
Well, there's another short story off to meet its fortunes. I'm channeling Asimov - only I'm not nineteen, this isn't the pulp era, and I'm not a supergenius. Maybe I should try harder. It just seems to me that I spend entirely too little time writing, and yet I still manage to roll out material … Continue reading It’s Away!
As I predicted, some small amount of difficulty asserts itself in my quest. As I get closer to the 1970 mark and the Silver Age of Marvel draws to a close, my source material begins to dry up in some places. As of Daredevil #51, the digital versions disappear, so I have been forced to … Continue reading Marvel Project – April 1969
Summary of the Marvel continuity as it happened, March 1969: The Kingpin escapes police custody and evades Spider-Man after J. Jonah Jameson interferes. Angry at the interference, Spidey threatens J.J.J. and scares him unconscious, before fleeing the scene - no closer to clearing his name now that he's been seen threatening Jameson. HYDRA goes after … Continue reading Marvel Project – March 1969