Maggie Thompson talks about some of the vastly vacuous villains in comic book history, and how they can make or break a superhero.
Sir and Madame ... if we may please direct your attention to Maggie Thompson's post for today concerning manners in comics ... we would greatly appreciate your involvement in carefully reading this material, please. Thank you.
Maggie Thompson is back to talk about the challenges for comics creators related to the shape of the world around them over the decades.
Maggie Thompson lives in the moment and talks about ... masks.
Let's face it ... 2020 has been disappointing, to say the least. But as Maggie Thompson points out, sometimes after the most crushing of disappointments, great ideas emerge.
Maggie Thompson's original topic for this month changed due to current circumstances ... so it's time to talk about changes.
Maggie Thompson look at how some early books—even prayer books—can be early examples of comics art.
Maggie Thompson looks back to 1960 and what was happening in that critical year when comic fandom really began.
Maggie Thompson starts the New Year with a look back at the world of comics, 80, 60, and 50 years ago.
Maggie Thompson salutes the unsung heroes of comics and comic strips ... those who support!
It's Halloween month and Maggie Thompson writes about comics character costumes in particular!
It's Back to School time, and Maggie Thompson looks at the growing influence of comics on education.
Following Comic-Con 50 last month, Maggie Thompson looks back at the comics world and what was going on in 1969-1970.
Maggie Thompson reminds us that Halloween is another Free Comic Book Day. Halloween?! IT'S JUNE. (Don't worry, there's method to her madness!)
Maggie Thompson talks about gag cartoons, those one-panel wonders in newspapers and magazines that (hopefully) make ua laugh each time we read one.
Which comics are good for a 4-year-old? Maggie Thompson returns with a look at the ever-shifting landscape of what's available for new readers.
Maggie Thompson looks at the ages of some comic creators and how old they were when they created some of their most memorable characters.
Maggie Thompson talks about comic book covers. From the first thing people see on a book, to collecting covers, to variants and fancy gimmicks, she has the topic ... covered. (GROAN)
Maggie Thompson jumps into 2019 with her first post of the year, all about WORDS in comics.
Maggie Thompson reminds us that gift-giving season is almost here, and why you should consider comics as the perfect holiday present this year!
Maggie Thompson discusses the obsessive aspects of collecting.
Maggie Thompson takes a Facebook challenge: 10 comic books that made an impact on you the first time you saw them and still enjoy reading today!
Maggie Thompson recaps some of the magic moments from her visit to Comic-Con 2018.
Maggie Thompson celebrates the 80th anniversary of Superman and Action Comics #1 ... and the fans who turned pro in the wake of Siegel and Shuster's fannish creation.
Maggie Thompson talks about a one-time comics staple that is sadly missing from today's books: Funny Animals!
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