Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Galactus Trilogy

Donny reviews that classic, comedic tale about the end of the world. Fantastic Four 48-50 1966 Stan Lee & Jack Kirby (story) Jack Kirby (art) Prepare yourself for… The Coming of Galactus!!!  With lots of exclamation points!!!! This arc is … Continue reading

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Violent Cases and Mr Punch

Donny shows he’s in love with Dave McKean by reviewing two more of his comics. Violent Cases (1987) The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch (1994) Neil Gaiman (story) Dave McKean (art) Violent Cases (like Gaiman’s Sandman) is … Continue reading

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Kingdom Come

Donny reviews a comic book about superheroes and the end of the world. Kingdom Come 1996 Mark Waid & Alex Ross (story) Alex Ross (art) Even while Alex Ross was still working on Marvels (1994) for Marvel Comics he decided … Continue reading

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Corporate Greed Killed the Music Industry

The music industry is in terrible shape. Music sales are at the lowest they’ve ever been since the music industry began.  But how did it get that way?  Piracy? No, the truth is far more shocking than that. The music … Continue reading

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Cages

Donny reviews a graphic novel with some frikken’ amazing art. Cages By Dave McKean #’s 1-10 published 1990-96 Collected book published in 1998 Coming in at 500 pages, this is certainly one of the longest graphic novels in my library. … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #228: Rock and Roll

“Rock and Roll”, Led Zeppelin, 1971. “Rock and Roll” is another one of those iconic Led Zeppelin songs. Really, it’s amazing to me how many amazing Led Zeppelin songs came from one album. If they had never released the Led … Continue reading

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The Trophy is in the house!

My wife, the balloon artist, won a major award recently. It is basically like winning an Oscar for balloon artists. People are considered worldwide for this award. (A guy from Japan won it last year.) So I am reblogging this … Continue reading

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Rock Chronology #227: Riders on the Storm

“Riders on the Storm”, The Doors, 1971. Jim Morrison went out like a lion with “Riders on the Storm.” He died on July 3, 1971. This song peaked at #14 on the US singles chart later that month (#22 in … Continue reading

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