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Last updated on August 5th, 2013 at 08:52 amOn Monday May 27th 2013 Tom Laing passed away. That name might not right a bell right away, but he was the…

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

Last updated on February 27th, 2012 at 08:28 am Wasn’t The Heroic Age supposed to return us to good ol’ fashioned fun in comic books? Wasn’t it supposed to be…

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

Last updated on February 9th, 2015 at 08:27 amFrank Miller’s rant on his blog about the Occupy movement is all the talk this week on the comics interwebs.  It immediately…

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 updated on February 26th, 2013 at 10:03 am Last week the Twitter-verse was all a twitter about Marvel laying off 15 staffers.  I found one news blog about the financial…

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

Last updated on October 27th, 2011 at 07:25 pmThe National Post has an excerpt from Margaret Atwood’s In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination. It’s a great piece on…

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

Last updated on December 1st, 2011 at 01:37 pmI don’t know if you’ve seen this elsewhere yet, but this article really struck a chord with me.  Reuters had a story…

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

Last updated on June 7th, 2013 at 12:04 pmWelcome back to another ever so intellectually fulfilling and challenging discussion of the weirdest and inane topics to come out of comics…

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

Last updated on June 7th, 2013 at 12:01 pmApologies dear readers for the long hiatus that this column of inane thought has accidentally taken. But we’re back for now and…