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July 28, 2010

Panels Out Of Context #13

From Captain America and the Falcon #205. Written and drawn by Jack Kirby, inked by John Verpoorten, colored by Michele Wolfman, and lettered by Jim Novak. Marvel, 1977.

Don't rub it in, dude.

July 27, 2010

Well, This Looks Interesting

I actually lost count of how many geek hot buttons there are in that trailer. Nazis, samurai, dragons, zeppelins, explosions, cute girls in lingerie armed with machine guns, etc. The cumulative effect is pretty impressive.

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Today's the last day of exams. Tomorrow I'm on vacation for almost two and a half weeks. Whether this'll result in more posts here remains to be seen. I might go for more trivia and errata.

July 21, 2010

Panels Out Of Context #12

From Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour (Scott Pilgrim #6). Written and drawn by Bryan Lee O'Malley. Oni Press, 2010.

But now, just for the movie. Three more weeks, plus babysitter availability.

July 20, 2010

Family Time

Just spent a half hour taking screen shots of the SHIELD helicarrier (thank you, YouTube), so's we can make a model version for The Boy and his Super Hero Squad out of a shoebox, plastic cups, and possibly toilet paper rolls.

It's true: being a Dad really is the best gig ever.

July 15, 2010

Now Back To Me

Isiah Mustafa speaks about libraries:



I can't argue with a word he says. Also, I hope he does get the chance to play Luke Cage. Also also, this is a most excellent homage:

July 14, 2010

Panels Out Of Context #11


From Incredible Hulk #610. Written by Greg Pak, drawn by Paul Pelletier, inked by Danny Miki & Crimelab Studios, colored by Frank D'Armata, and lettered by Simon Bowland. Marvel, 2010.

July 13, 2010

I Am Legion

A textual analysis of some of my works by the site "I Write Like..."

"Start Spreading the News," at Michigan Avenue Review:

I write like
H. G. Wells

I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!


"No Mosquito is A God," at Lone Star Stories:

I write like
Chuck Palahniuk

I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!


Erin and the Dinosaurs, at Abyss & Apex:

I write like
James Joyce

I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!


Twelvepenny Weather, at Albedo One:

I write like
Vladimir Nabokov

I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!


With the Dawn, at Strange Horizons:

I write like
Dan Brown

I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!


And this blog, specifically the entry where I talk about Andy:

I write like
Stephen King

I Write Like by Mémoires, Mac journal software. Analyze your writing!


What does this prove? Nothing, except that I'm not dead. Hi!