Earlier this week on Twitter, I asked people what got them into comic books. I was curious to see if I could discern a pattern in the… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Iron Man: The Armor Trap/Operation AIM by Greg Cox”
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It’s funny. I’m doing a tie-in column but I’m not going to cover all that many novelizations here. You’d think that’d be my main area of focus… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Snakes on a Plane by Christa Faust”
And so it is that we examine the last will and testament of the late Harold Ragsdale. Before he died, he was working on one last plan:… Read more “Galatea/CyberGun Films Special: Pig in Mud”
Time to look at one of the big blindspots I’ve had as a reviewer. Few animated adaptations are as well known as the four-part Dark Phoenix adaptation… Read more “Comics For Rent: X-Men: The Dark Phoenix Saga”
As one must, let’s start this ongoing look at tie-in novels at the very beginning of comic book prose novels, though I should stress I’m definitely not… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: The Adventures of Superman by George Lowther”
Tie-in novels occupy a low spot in the annals of literature. They’re despised as cheap, poorly written cash-ins written by writers from other people’s art. They’re… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Why Tie-Ins Matter”
And so we come to the end of the study. I’ve always felt five years is the absolute soonest to start looking back and really you need… Read more “Relitigating The Oscars: 5 years ago”
Few Oscars feel like they nailed it as much as the 80th ceremony. This ceremony widely has a reputation as one of the few times where the… Read more “Relitigating the Oscars: 10 Years Ago”