I just thought this would be a fun thing to share.
Time Share is a time travel story paying homage to ’80s time travel movies, and Travis seems to be facing some time paradoxes of his own!
Your regularly scheduled column is being pre-empted so I can boost the signal on this IMPORTANT matter.
Comic-Con HQ held their Winter Series Showcase last week, which included previews of three shows and the requisite Q&A with the stars, with a reception following. They have two scripted series set in and around comic conventions, ‘Kings of Con’ and ‘Con Man’, along with ‘Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest’, which we previously reviewed. The evening at the Paley Media Center in Beverly Hills included the obligatory “red carpet” stream of interviews, screenings and discussion, and a reception afterward.
Tough, two-fisted historians guarding the timeline is one of my favorite things. Here’s a quick rundown on some of them, including the brand-new one from NBC that might be the best version ever.
I recently re-read the two-volume edition of American Flagg! jointly published by Image and Dynamic Forces in 2008, which reprints issues 1-14, and it holds up surprisingly well. It’s also surprisingly relevant in today’s political climate. Aside from being alarmingly prescient, it’s a perfect illustration of one of my adages, “satire is prophecy.”
So… WHY exactly were there so many silver motor homes tooling around in the post-apocalyptic hellscape of southern California ranch country in the 1970s, anyway?