Year-End Reviews

The holiday season usually affords me some time to catch up on my reading, especially of hardcovers, trade paperbacks, and “prestige” miniseries that have piled up. Herewith are comments on some that have...

Merry Christmas

Christmas Traditions and Memories… Every year for as long as I can remember, I have spent part of Christmas Eve watching “A Christmas Carol” on television. The 1951 version with Alistair Sim as...

Q & A Yet Again

I have one of the 120,000 “first collectors’ issue” copies of THE X-FILES comic and some of the silver and embossed X-FILE cards, all in mint condition. Do you think I could get anything for them? Mer...

Double Trouble

I'm out of town at a conference this week, so I'm taking the opportunity to run an article by John Wells, my Official Unofficial Researcher, discussing some of the lesser-known villains I had a hand in...

Lots of Feedback!

Questions posed in past weeks get answered this time around... The Russell Carley "script continuity" credit has been explained in various places but the most detailed was in a Peter Sanderson article in...

More Q&A

Once more, it’s time to dive into the emailbox and answer your questions… Back in the Silver Age (or maybe the Golden Age), Wonder Woman seemed to have a couple of unique vulnerabilities dealing with...

Worth

One of the features when I wrote my Answer Man column for DC Comics back in the 80s was the “What’s It Worth?” department. We’ll take a brief foray into those types of questions this week… How do...

Q & A

This week’s column is a potpourri of questions as I continue to dig through my emailbox, beginning with some Batman-related Qs… Was Frank Miller the first writer to dub Batman “the Dark Knight” or...