Archive for May, 2012

My New Book Is Out!

My new book, Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? (the answer, of course, is so he can repel sharks…and other dangerous sea creatures) is out today! The book contains a series of lists about comic books. Some examples include the three topics depicted on the cover (which was drawn by Kevin Hopgood, the fellow who […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #368

Welcome to the three hundred and sixty-eighth in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, an unexpected theme developed. Comics that are so bad that they’re good! This week, learn of how Evel Knievel inadvertently led to one of the oddest (yet awesomest) Marvel Comics […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #367

Welcome to the three hundred and sixty-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Today, learn of the production of Julius Caesar with costumes designed by Jack Kirby, discover the Spider-Man “wardrobe malfunction” that got Marvel Comics in a bit of jam and find out just […]

Comic Book Legends Revealed #362-367

Welcome to the three hundred and sixty-seventh in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. Today, learn of the production of Julius Caesar with costumes designed by Jack Kirby, discover the Spider-Man “wardrobe malfunction” that got Marvel Comics in a bit of jam and find out just […]