Category Archives: Comic Books

Of Tolkien and Legends

It’s true .We really do live in the “Golden Age’ of nerd culture. Look at the slate of comic book, fantasy, and sci-fi films that hit the theaters each year. Notice how superhero TV shows, which were once considered the … Continue reading

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Good Grief! : Celebrating Peanuts # 1: Charlie Brown

The comic section of the newspaper has been a home to everything from talking cats to blundering army privates, to trouble making kids. There’s been strips about the work place, strips about a large family, and slightly plump woman and … Continue reading

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Coming Soon To This Blog….

So, I’ve done my big series looking at Marvel, DC, The Hobbit, Star Wars, Narnia, and I just finished up my Star Trek series. So, the question is, how do I end the year? 2016 has been a difficult year, … Continue reading

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“Holy Nostalgia, Batman!” Celebrating the DVD release of the classic 1966 Batman TV show

Thanks to my recent guest lecture on superheroes I was able to put aside some money for the long awaited DVD boxed-set of the complete series for the 1960s Batman TV show. While a vocal minority may not have been … Continue reading

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Descent into Mystery: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Tim Burton’s Batman

When I was four years old, my four favorite superheroes were Superman, Batman, Robin and The Incredible Hulk. While I didn’t read the comic books at the time I did enjoy their exploits through films (as was the case for … Continue reading

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Superhero Comic Books 201: Continuing Your Education

So you have probably already viewed my previous post on which superhero graphic novels serve as the best jumping point for getting into their adventures. I hope you have taken some time to read a few read a few of … Continue reading

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Superhero Comic Books: Where to Begin?

For quite a while now, Superheroes have become big summer staples at the local movie theater. Many of my long time readers may have also read my two series from last year, “Countdown to Avengers” and Road to Rises” focusing … Continue reading

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