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Death in Manhattan: review of Gun Machine by Warren Ellis

Originally published in Souciant Magazine on February 4, 2013. Warren Ellis’s latest novel Gun Machine is like a cop thriller set in a fever dream, twisted genre fiction that employs the conventions of a primetime police drama to investigate a series of [...]

February 9, 2013 Arts & Culture, Geek, Portfolio, Writing
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Adrian Tomine brings alt-comics sensibility to highbrow illustration in ‘New York Drawings’

An underground comic book artist at heart, it’s clear that Adrian Tomine isn’t quite comfortable in the role of highbrow magazine illustrator. And a Sacramento-born Californian at heart, he isn’t entirely comfortable identifying as a New Yorker either. And yet, [...]

November 15, 2012 Arts & Culture, Blog, Geek, Portfolio, Writing
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Captain Marvel seeks new heights for women in comics

The new Captain Marvel is definitely not the first female superhero. In fact she’s not even the first female Captain Marvel. But she might end up being the first truly feminist icon in mainstream superhero comics — if her series [...]

April 9, 2012 Arts & Culture, Blog, Geek, Writing
A Romantic Weekend of Comic Books

A Romantic Weekend of Comic Books

Originally published on mrchair Jamie and I spent a good part of the weekend on the couch reading comics we picked up at the library Saturday. The Denver Library has two comic book sections. One is upstairs above the second [...]

February 19, 2010 Arts & Culture, Blog, Potpourri, Writing
The Hall Closet

The Hall Closet

Originally published on mrchair. The hall closet is a space big enough for a couple of refrigerators, that is almost completely full of my stuff. Not stuff like tools, or good china. Stuff I’ve collected over the years that almost [...]

December 10, 2009 Arts & Culture, Blog, Writing