Electric Relaxation

Wizard World probably just killed the idea of the daily column. Writing daily con reports was a conceit that I borrowed from CBR's Augie De Blieck, whose Pipeline column made the practice look far...

Know Moore

Not everything is about Dick. Creator B Clay Moore burst onto the scene with the critically-acclaimed crime drama Hawaiian Dick, which followed exiled stateside detective Byrd, and his friend Mo Kalama...

SDCC ’04 – Day Three

This is how "daily" columns become "almost daily" columns. Right now it's Sunday morning and I'm sitting at the boarding gate, almost two hours early for my 11:49 AM flight. Now this time yesterday, I...

SDCC ’04- Day One

Pretty sure I'm not supposed to be this exhausted yet. Had some problems sending the column off this morning, which is why you probably have two installments to wade through. Hopefully by next year, I'll...

SDCC ’04 – Day Two

  Oh man, today was a good day. Got a very healthy mix of panels, meetings, and announcements to counter that slightly bored sensation I was having yesterday. Didn't even mind walking a few blocks in...

SDCC ’04 – Day Zero

Well, my flight got delayed... but an hour behind schedule is still one for the victory column, considering the incident from last year that I'm no longer speaking about or referencing. After that last...

Escapism

Been one of those weeks. What I was hoping to be my first creator-owned release suffered a major setback over the weekend, and in response, I've been sulking around in a terrible mood for a few days. Two...

New/Hot

That new Spider-Man movie was tight as hell. Probably becoming jaded in my old age, but I tried to walk into this thing with a healthy degree of skepticism, bracing myself for the very real possibility...

Reset

This is really not what I intended. Originally, this installment was to be called Speed of Hype, and present capsule reviews that examined the ability of certain well publicized titles to meet their...

The Fiction House

I want 2005 on lock. Gearing up for the rapidly approaching convention season, and with the plane tickets paid for and the hotels booked, it's on to wrapping the scripts and pitch-worthy material I'm...

Versus

Well, apparently...the aggression won't stand. Couple weeks back I wrote a piece about the latest announcement that Barnes & Noble would be the exclusive carrier of a mammoth hardcover collecting...

Overloaded

  The Matrix Reloaded is a slightly different film than the one that inspired it. Because of this, the immediate emotional reaction it triggers may differ. Where the original was a subversive journey...