These are the things I've written that are tagged "comics"

Black Hole Wizard

11 February 2013

My great friend and sometimes collaborator Eliza Gauger is starting a new comics series with writer Simon Berman called Black Hole Wizard. Official info is scant thus far, but: Created by writer, Simon Berman and artist, Eliza Gauger, Black Hole Wizard is a comic book series that explores the weirder recesses of science fiction and […]

Tom Spurgeon on Comic-Con 2012

18 July 2012

There are important thoughts and rumination, here, I think. A few choice pull-quotes: comics at its worst adopts a consumer’s myopia where everything is colored by whether or not one’s own appetites are being met, and how, and to what extent. and The central dilemma of writing about something like San Diego Con is that […]

Marvel Comics Actively Supports SOPA

29 December 2011

Disappointing, but not surprising. Marvel is shit-scared of piracy, and instead of finding ways to make their comics better/more interesting/more apt to be purchased, they spend their time and money on disgusting legislation like SOPA. Really, they’re no different than the movie or music industry. They’ll fuck you as hard as they can to eek […]

Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, and Fan Art

29 May 2011

A primer for the uninitiated and the knowledgable alike: Technically, this means fan art, fan music, and fan fictions are illegal in and of themselves because they are derivative works of protected content. r o f l But before you get your panties all in a bunch, it’s pretty clear that no creative entity in […]

A Letter From Lois Lane

28 March 2011

Joanne Siegel, widow of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel, passed away on February 12th of this year. She’d been working on writing a letter to Time Warner’s CEO, Jeffrey L. Bewkes. Joanne is widely known to be the inspiration for Lois Lane, and even at 93 she fit the part. Time Warner’s action in all of […]

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