The Tick, a reboot of the live-action TV series that was a reboot of the animated series that was adapted from the comic book that started out as a comic store mascot, has finally arrived on Amazon’s original programming channel, so I thought I’d take a moment to look at some of the other superhero comedy-parody-satire offerings that may have influenced, or been influenced by, what is obviously the most successful entry into the genre.
Fans often grump that today’s pop culture is awash in reboots, remakes, sequels, and continuations… but is that always bad? Here are a few that improved on the original.
People sent me cool books, and also I risked a couple of bucks on some oddities.
Gather round, kids; kindly Uncle Greg needs to lay down a few hard truths about getting your work published.
Yes, it’s time for a bunch of reviews. This time around I have a lot of books and CDs, too, so dive right in!
Everlasting love and romance can seem such a fantasy. Especially within the movies and books showcasing scandalous affairs and love struck tragedies. As much fun it is to imagine such passionate adventures, it takes a story like A Man Called Ove, by Fredik Backman, to simply say love and romance is here you ninnies so shut your slobberin’ yappin’ mouth and get some work done.
Yes, it’s time for another jaunt through my brain, as I offer up some thoughts about the trades and books I read in May. Won’t this be fun?