The promised bookscouting column is coming, but in the meantime, you might enjoy these items of interest.
ROAD TRIP! On the thinnest of business excuses, Julie and I inflated a brief meeting into three days of goofing off.
Every time DC comics reinvents itself, I’m hoping it’ll be one of the GOOD ones. Like Superman and Batman in 1971, or Swamp Thing and the Titans in the 1980s, or Starman and the JLA in the 1990s. So what about the latest run at it, REBIRTH?
A little of this, a little of that. Celebrity deaths, demon hounds, and amazingly, some good news in the midst of it all.
We lost one of the greats today.
Is the first installment of a series always the best place to start? Actually, almost never, in my experience.
Every so often someone sends me one of those pop culture survey-list things that I realize might make for an entertaining column. So I use this space to answer it. In this particular case, it was “favorites.”