Author: Clint McElroy

A Fearful Star Wars: The Force Awakens Prophecy

“Dear Doc Curmudgeon” is a column by Clint McElroy made up of completely fabricated responses to mostly fabricated questions. But you knew that due to your discerning nature and brilliant mind which would never fall for a columnist trying to butter you up…unless you’re into that. Dear Doc Curmudgeon, You were right on the money when you predicted what was going to happen with the new Star Trek movies, so I have to know: What do you think is going to happen with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”? Sincerely, J.J.J. Abrams My Prediction? “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is...

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You Want 2nds? I Hate Fairyland #2

Hi folks, welcome to ARCHIE G’s. I’m your waiter, Raoul. Here at ARCHIE G’s, we don’t think you can make a dependable Pull List decision based on the first serving of a comic. Publishers throw everything they’ve got at a first issue: promotions, gimmick covers, etc. And speculators? Sheesh, don’t get me started on speculators. Because of stuff like that, first issue sales figures are always bloated. You need to make your decision based on the SECOND issue, because it will give you a better idea what the series will be like, issue-in, issue-out. Which is why I ask:...

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You Want 2nds? Spider-Gwen #2

Hi folks, welcome to ARCHIE G’s. I’m your waiter, Raoul. Here at ARCHIE G’s, we don’t think you can make a dependable Pull List decision based on the first serving of a comic. Publishers throw everything they’ve got at a first issue: promotions, gimmick covers, etc. And speculators? Sheesh, don’t get me started on speculators. Because of stuff like that, first issue sales figures are always bloated. You need to make your decision based on the SECOND issue, because it will give you a better idea what the series will be like, issue-in, issue-out. Which is why I ask:...

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You Want 2nds? Chewing on Chewie

Hi folks, welcome to ARCHIE G’s. I’m your waiter, Raoul. Here at ARCHIE G’s, we don’t think you can make a dependable Pull List decision based on the first serving of a comic. Publishers throw everything they’ve got at a first issue: promotions, gimmick covers, etc. And speculators? Sheesh, don’t get me started on speculators. Because of stuff like that, first issue sales figures are always bloated. You need to make your decision based on the SECOND issue, because it will give you a better idea what the series will be like, issue-in, issue-out. Which is why I ask:...

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Doc Sees Hellfire In the Near Future

“Dear Doc Curmudgeon” is a column by Clint McElroy made up of completely fabricated responses to mostly fabricated questions. But you knew that due to your discerning nature and brilliant mind which would never fall for a columnist trying to butter you up…unless you’re into that. Dear Doc Curmudgeon, A bunch of us were sitting around the station yesterday laughing about how you used to buy two TV Guides every week. You’d store one copy and use a highlighter on the other one to know what shows you were going to watch and record to watch later. Ha-ha-ha-ha! That...

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