The Unsung examines works of popular culture that are critically acclaimed but not popular, popular but not critically acclaimed, or neither. Today, it’s Irma Vep, with Maggie Cheung doing a weird art movie in Paris!
Tempus fugit, indeed!
One area of perennial speculation in fandom revolves around how (or if or when) Marvel will integrate the characters whose rights were formerly held by other studios into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. I don’t have any inside knowledge on the subject, but there are a lot of things we can presume based on Marvel’s previous decisions. So with that in mind, let’s engage in Pointless Fanboy Speculation!
So last week I signed a contract with McFarland Publishers for a book, due next year, on Alien Visitors (working title): ET invaders, alien/human romance, friendly aliens, alien superheroes, aliens …
Get ready for lots of word balloons!
Although most of my mail-order retail therapy for the lockdown was Batman comics, not ALL of it was. Here are the others.
I love looking at comic book covers from the Silver Age. They were made for the days when comics sat on the spinner rack for a few days, then poof, …