Shit That Doesn’t Really Matter

Shit That Doesn’t Really Matter

Welcome to another installment of "Side-Notes", where I just share meaningless observations. Today's observation is about people whining over things that don't really matter. I reign myself in when I want to address this directly, because internet arguments are never constructive. Have there been things that have been done to some of my favorite characters [...]

Denny O’Neil: Wordsmith Extraordinaire

Denny O’Neil: Wordsmith Extraordinaire

Denny O'Neil and I have one thing in common, well at least two, we were both born on the same calendar day and we both love good stories. My lack of eloquence is always evident when I search for words that convey my feelings for somebody important to me who has passed away. Not only [...]

Bruce Timm: Complex Simplicity

Bruce Timm: Complex Simplicity

If you are a fan of Batman the Animated series, or the Justice League Cartoon, then there is a 99.99% chance that you are a huge a Bruce Timm fan. His love of Jack Kirby is unparalleled in his own style with his use of hyper stylistic movement that almost leaps off of the page. [...]

Side-Notes: Ranking Robins

Side-Notes: Ranking Robins

Check out this deep-dive into the many faces of Robin, Batman's lil' chum. There is one of my favorite Robin's that wasn't listed, Bruce Wayne's "proto-Robin" from Superman Batman Generations v1 issue #4. The year was 1939, and Bruce's first outing was as Robin? I love Else-Worlds. Superman Batman Generations v1 issue #4 As kid [...]

Batman 1989

Batman 1989

Being what I consider to be the first of the modern comic book movies, Batman 89 brought us into a new world of capes and cowls on the big-screen. There were other Superhero films long before this one, but they didn't have that comic book movie feel that this movie did. Superman got close but [...]