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On Monday May 27th 2013 Tom Laing passed away. That name might not right a bell right away, but he was the owner of Comic 1 Books in Stoney Creek…

You know that scene in Clerks where they talk about the second Deathstar explosion being problematic because really it was just bunch of space contractors that got killed? I had…

February 28, 2012 / / Thinking... 1 Comment

This is the new movie poster for the Avengers. It is official and comes from the Marvel website. Why does it look like everyone is photoshopped in? What is Hawkeye…

February 23, 2012 / / Thinking... 1 Comment

Wasn’t The Heroic Age supposed to return us to good ol’ fashioned fun in comic books? Wasn’t it supposed to be a shift away from the these dark, gut wrenching…

November 21, 2011 / / Thinking... 18 Comments

Comic books, and my deep passion for the medium, seem to by cyclical in nature. There are times when it seems that the creative teams are firing on all cylinders…

November 16, 2011 / / Thinking... 6 Comments

Frank Miller’s rant on his blog about the Occupy movement is all the talk this week on the comics interwebs.  It immediately brought to mind a 52Q about whether creator…

November 11, 2011 / / Thinking... 0 Comments

I assume that most comic book fans have seen the Kevin Smith movie Chasing Amy.  Basically it’s about Ben Affleck chasing after a girl.  What makes it relevant to comic…

November 1, 2011 / / Thinking... 3 Comments

The other day I was surfing around on Bleeding Cool News.  While I was reading a couple of articles, I saw on the bottom of the screen a section for most…

October 25, 2011 / / Thinking... 1 Comment

Last week the Twitter-verse was all a twitter about Marvel laying off 15 staffers.  I found one news blog about the financial situation of Marvel and the working conditions there. To…

October 18, 2011 / / Thinking... 2 Comments

Last week a picture of Anne Hathaway’s costume was posted on our Facebook page.  The question was asked “What do you think?” When I saw the picture, I wasn’t blown…

October 17, 2011 / / Thinking... 1 Comment

The National Post has an excerpt from Margaret Atwood’s In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination. It’s a great piece on comic strips, imagination and where that takes us. …

October 13, 2011 / / Thinking... 1 Comment

I don’t know if you’ve seen this elsewhere yet, but this article really struck a chord with me.  Reuters had a story about Herbert Chavez, a Filipino designer who is…

October 6, 2011 / / Thinking... 2 Comments

Has anybody noticed that in the middle of the unstoppable juggernaut of publicity that is the new DC#1s or the ubiquitous Fear Itself tie-in fest, there is a really good…

September 4, 2010 / / Thinking... Comments closed

Terribly sorry for the large intervals between articles but I’ve been held captive by Dr Doom, much like the Scarlet Witch in Avengers Children Crusade! Why doesn’t the Asbestos Man…

July 24, 2010 / / Thinking... Comments closed

Apologies for the hiatus but we’re backing with another mindnumbing installment of Why are we thinking about this? What happens to size-changing superheroes that eat before size alterations? In Marc…

May 26, 2010 / / Thinking... Comments closed

Welcome back to another ever so intellectually fulfilling and challenging discussion of the weirdest and inane topics to come out of comics ever! This week we continue to toe the…

April 27, 2010 / / Thinking... Comments closed

Apologies dear readers for the long hiatus that this column of inane thought has accidentally taken. But we’re back for now and ready to think of even more stupid superhero…