Roundup of interesting things

I find these things interesting, and thought I would share em by compiling a list here today.  The names were NOT changed to protect the innocent. Ars Technica Ars Technica has a lot of interesting articles each week. Sometimes I…

A site update

You may or may not have noticed a new email sign up form in the sidebar.  I added it quietly a couple weeks ago.  It’s basically for an email newsletter-type thing.  If you’re interested, feel free to sign up.  If…

Batman: Prodigal

If you could say one nice thing about the whole mega crossover extravaganza event called ‘Knightfall’, ‘Knightquest’ and ‘KnightsEnd’ – it’s that it had a monumental epilogue that every Batman fan (I think) wanted to see: Dick Grayson stepping up…

Batman: KnightsEnd

The culmination of a story that had Batman beaten and broken, then replaced, KnightsEnd sees Bruce Wayne return to reclaim his mantle and his city. Gotham is a mess. Police Commissioner Gordon no longer trusts the Batman, Robin has been…

Batman: Knightquest

Following Knightfall, Knightquest was the aftermath of Bane breaking The Batman’s back in the Batcave, then taking over Gotham. Something had to be done. Gotham needed a Batman. Knightquest was actually two separate storylines. In the first, The Search, Bruce…

Evermist-Chapter 1

Chapter One Elias folded his good white shirt and placed it in the duffel atop his other worldly possessions he was allowed to take with him; two pairs of pants – one black, one dark blue, small clothes and undershirts,…

Evermist

In order to be more consistent and offer my readers a reason to come back every week, I’m launching a new, serialized piece of fiction called Evermist today. New chapters will come every Friday (for now). Now, Evermist is not…

Batman: Knightfall

In the early nineties, the event was the thing in comics. Several high profile sales of rare comics had brought tons of people to comic book stores to purchase comics as collectibles / investments. You could call it the ‘heyday’…

Comic Nostalgia: The Batman

My memories of The Batman were of a guy running around in a light blue/gray pair of tights making bad puns and dancing the ‘Batusi’. While those memories were fond ones from my childhood, they were also quite silly. I…