Author : Ziggy
As a comics fan, a philosophy and theology nerd, and part time superhero, Ziggy shares his observations and derivative humor as writer of The Superheros Guide to Heroism. When he is not working on his column or dispensing justice, he enjoys writing for cracked.com and spending time with his wife and two above average rabbits.
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With the release of Before Watchmen, this seems like a great time to look back at Alan Moore’s classic and see what the modern day master has to teach us. But any attempt to scratch the surface of Moore’s work takes us, quickly, to some very, very dark places. So before proceeding, a warning. This piece starts in a very dark place on a very dark topic. …
Continuing the story from the first episode (click here for the overview), part 2 of my comic with co-writer Adam Bessie launched on Truthout.org on Friday. Click here to read the latest installment on the TO site and see the connection between Milton Friedman, Wall St and a trio of billionaire philanthropists who doing all they can to privatize the US school system.
Warning, spoilers abound.
After returning from viewing The Avengers this weekend, we decided to put aside our planned post and discuss the Hulk instead.He made a compelling case
Joss Whedon’s interpretation of the Avengers is second to none (seriously, go see it), and the Hulk’s character is likewise amazing. Whedon brilliantly captures the terrifying power…
The past few weeks have been a veritable mini-golden age for comics journalism, as the slumbering behemoth that is the mainstream media slowly but surely wakes up to the storytelling potential that illustrated reportage affords. First up is the editorial cartoonist machine that is Matt Bors, who in addition to being the comics journalism editor over at Cartoon Movement, cranks out an inordinate number of editorial…