Tag Archives: Comics

Comedy Without Tears: The Death of Stalin

I must admit that I approached this movie with a great deal of trepidation. As someone with a serious interest in the history of the Soviet Union, I confess I have a touch of humorlessness on the subject. Rather than … Continue reading

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Yinglet Like Me: The Out-of-Placers

I must admit that webcomics are something of an undiscovered country for me. I used to read a fair amount back when I was in university, but that was back in the early 2000s, when the medium was new and … Continue reading

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Even Lady Space Nazis Get The Blues: Jaegir: Beasts Within

So here’s a little something out of the ordinary for me. I’m not a big reader of 2000AD, the long-running British sci-fi comic magazine where Jaegir first ran, by any stretch of the imagination. However, I have sampled bits and … Continue reading

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Not A Review of Nemo: The Roses of Berlin

This is not a review of Nemo: The Roses of Berlin, the 2014 installment in Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neill’s sprawling League of Extraordinary Gentlemen series. Now, a discussion of a work can take many forms, but as a general … Continue reading

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Spooktober/Warvember Reading: Baltimore

I’ve cooled on SF critic John Clute over the years, but there are a few elements of his thought with which I am still in concordance. Chief among these is his discussion of the First World War’s impact on fantastic … Continue reading

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Spooky Comics: Witch Doctor

I’m going to change the pace a bit and talk about some comics. I don’t consider myself a big comic fan, but thanks to my job I’ve leafed through a fair number of them over the years. While I’ve got … Continue reading

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“In his house at Los Alamos red Oppenheimer waits dreaming.”

Well, I’ve had a bit of a viewer spike over the past few days. Allow me to offer a belated hello to everyone from Ferretbrain who wandered over here. I’d also like to greet everyone who took a look at … Continue reading

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