The World Famous Time Traveler

Going through some files recently, I came across something that I wrote, showed a few people for feedback, and then filed away. Several years back, BOOM! Studios, a comic book publisher, began publishing original Peanuts comic book stories. While Charles Schulz’s comic strip has been left alone (except for coloring the dailies), there have been … Continue reading The World Famous Time Traveler

Strange New Cybertronian Civilizations

Yesterday IDW Publishing announced their next Star Trek comic book crossover, Star Trek vs. Transformers. And, for a fun twist, it’s a crossover that uses the style and characters of Star Trek: The Animated Series, melding the Filmation Star Trek look of the 1970s with the Sunbow Animation Transformers look of the 1980s. According to … Continue reading Strange New Cybertronian Civilizations

A Modest Request: A Moratorium on Multi-Doctor Stories

Next week Titan Comics’ Doctor Who: The Lost Dimension comes to an end. The Lost Dimension is an eight chapter multi-Doctor story that features all thirteen Doctors (including John Hurt’s War Doctor), River Song, and the Doctor’s daughter Jenny in one epic storyline with the fate of the universe at stake. It is also Titan’s … Continue reading A Modest Request: A Moratorium on Multi-Doctor Stories

Reflections on Ten Years

Wednesday marked my tenth anniversary at Diamond Comic Distributors. Part of Diamond’s culture revolves around the daily “Service Anniversaries” e-mail. HR sends out an e-mail to the entire company acknowledging those employees who are celebrating an anniversary, and then people throughout the company, some you’ll know, some you won’t, will send you congratulations. Suffice it … Continue reading Reflections on Ten Years

When Mars Attacks Equestria

I have crazy ideas sometimes. Often, I can do absosmurfly nothing with those crazy ideas, like several years ago when I wrote about the Doctor Who/Uncle Scrooge crossover I would love to write. The latest The Daily Post blogging prompt brought another one of those unusable ideas to mind. It’s not exactly an original idea; … Continue reading When Mars Attacks Equestria

Robin Rises Omega

Robin Rises Omega DC Entertainment Written by Peter Tomasi Art by Andy Kubert and Jonathan Glapion Several years ago, Grant Morrison introduced comics audiences to Batman’s son, Damian Wayne. The product of an encounter with Talia al Ghul, the daughter of long-time foe Ra’s al Ghul, Damian had been raised by Talia and trained in … Continue reading Robin Rises Omega

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #5 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton Pencils by Gordon Purcell Watercolors by J.K. Woodward It’s safe to say that after the fourth issue of Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 that I was ready to give up on this series. My two favorite science-fiction … Continue reading On Things I’ve Been Reading

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #4 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton, with Tony Lee Pencils by Gordon Purcell Watercolors by J.K. Woodward For two weeks this review has defeated me. I wrote a draft. I didn’t like it. It was, I thought, harsh. I wrote another draft. This one I … Continue reading On Things I’ve Been Reading

On Things I’ve Been Reading

Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 #3 IDW Publishing Written by Scott & David Tipton, with Tony Lee Art by J.K. Woodward and the Sharp Brothers Two issues into IDW Publishing’s Star Trek: The Next Generation/Doctor Who: Assimilation2 and I was feeling indifferent. The first issue, discussed here, was okay but not especially engaging; … Continue reading On Things I’ve Been Reading