Happy 80th Superman

Today, April 18, 1938, mark’s the 80th anniversary of Superman’s publication in Action Comics 1. The character launched an industry. Now at issue 1,000, Superman is still fighting for truth and justice. He lives on in comics, TV, movies, games and our imagination, reinterpreted and retold over and over.     Part of modern mythology,… Continue reading Happy 80th Superman

Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez Might Be the Most Under-Appreciated Superhero Artist of All Time

Last week, one of the most prolific comics artists of the modern era turned 70. He’s drawn the Justice League and Batman fighting the Hulk. He’s produced thousands of excellently drawn pages of comics work for DC. Over the last 50-plus years, millions of people around the world have seen Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez’s work without… Continue reading Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez Might Be the Most Under-Appreciated Superhero Artist of All Time

Ready Player One: An overload of pop culture​ references

Ready Player One is a non-stop rush of pop culture references both visual and in the script. It's a movie about a hunt for Easter eggs that will itself be the subject of a hunt for all the Easter eggs it contains. That seems pretty meta. There's barely a frame or line that goes by… Continue reading Ready Player One: An overload of pop culture​ references