Category Archives: Comics

Sunday’s Best: The End of Class (is the beginning of great literature)

Today’s Frazz by Jef Mallett has a nice play on literary anticipation and wordplay.  Every teacher should have a student as sharp as Caulfield, really. (image from gocomics.com)

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Post Office of Unmailed Letters

Don’t worry, Chuck.  The same is true for blog posts on a Friday night at the end of a long week. (Classic Peanuts strip from gocomics.com)

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Super-Hero Holidays

This week the folks at the CW brought their super-hero shows to their winter finales.  In a touch that is always appreciated, the three episodes that I watched had some nice Christmas flavor. I’ve not followed Supergirl regularly this season. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Better than a Broken Yo-Yo

Today’s FoxTrot is a nice twist on a contemporary conundrum: the yo-yo act of social media. (image from gocomics.com)

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SHIELD: A Change in Time and Space

Turns out that the CW’s super-hero universe is winding down for the winter just as Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD is warming up.  The show returned last night with the first two episodes of its new (and potentially final?) season.  One … Continue reading

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To Infinity, But Beyond?

Today was a big day (of sorts) for fans of comic books and movies based on them.  After much speculation (and of footage everyone knew existed because of Comic-Con but that was never released publicly), Marvel finally released a first … Continue reading

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After the Crisis

These last two nights have been good superhero television.  DC’s four-part Crisis on Earth-X event was exponentially better than last year’s Invasion! story.  There was more overall flow with a tighter central narrative.  There were also much higher stakes this … Continue reading

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