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Category Archives: Nostalgiaville

I Am Iron Metaphor

This just in, from the Disney Vaults: An essay I wrote for Comix Experience’s Onomatoepeia newsletter waaaay back in 2008, just before the opening of the Iron Man movie (The essay was part of a series, originated by the wonderful … Continue reading

January 2, 2014 Nostalgiaville, Writingthoughts ,

Embarrassed By My (Not-So-Young) Youth, Part 23

In a moment that’s oddly fitting — or, at least one that’s demonstrative of my weeks these days — I ended up being too busy to remember that this past Wednesday was the 10th anniversary of the start of Fanboy … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 Nostalgiaville, Writingthoughts

I’m The Most Important Guy in This Bestiary

Got myself a copy of Alec: The Years Have Pants from the recent online sale from Top Shelf Comix, and read through it last night — it reminded me how weirdly important Eddie Campbell was to my development both as … Continue reading

October 1, 2013 Nostalgiaville, Writingthoughts ,

“More Super-Heroes Than Ever Before!”

How to lose a ridiculous amount of time in a weekend: Discover a wonderful website dedicated to the British comics of my youth which, because of the way comics fandom works, have been pretty much forgotten for the most part. … Continue reading

September 30, 2013 Nostalgiaville , , ,