Pioneer Hellblazer Artist, Steve Dillon Has Died

            We have just learned that pioneer Vertigo artist, Steve Dillon has died.  No details are available at this time.  Suffice to say, this is a great loss to the industry.  I personally was a huge fan.  Mr. Dillon’s run on Hellblazer was seminal.  The word “iconic” gets tossed around a lot but I think it applies here.  If you have time today, dig out your back issues of Hellblazer or Preacher and give your eyes a feast.  I know who I will be toasting this evening.…

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The Color Stupid

I keep trying to explain to my stepson that prejudice is the product of ignorance, not stupidity.  It’s a Sisyphean task because bigots all look like numbskulls to him.  This month I have had to throw up my hands and watch all of my progress slide right down the shitter. Twitter has spoken and it seems that the Cracker Nation has a voice that is clear and strong…and undeniably stupid. Luke Cage, Marvel’s latest offering on Netflix has been an unqualified success.  At one point the demand for downloads actually…

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You Can’t Keep a Good Woman Down

After petitions, Twitter activism and much hand-wringing, it was announced that Peggy Carter, our favorite SSR Agent and founder of SHIELD, will be returning to television. But in a way no one would have expected. Disney and Marvel have released news of a single-episode appearance of Agent Carter in the animated series Marvel’s Avengers Assemble’s fourth season, entitled Avengers: Secret Wars. While there are not many details, it’s been revealed that she and Howard Stark (sadly, no Jarvis) will guest star in an episode described as “past and present collide” when…

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