Entries from April 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

The Feuds That Were and Never Were (Pt. 1)

(Save a couple of minor edits and a handful of lines inserted for clarity, this piece originally appeared as an introduction to Volume 23 of Kitchen Sink Press’ Li’l Abner in 1996. In deference to internet attention spans, I’ll break it into three separate posts.)
The Des Moines Tribune was in a snit, and that [...]

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Found in Translation

Discovered while unpacking following last summer’s move to a new house: Various foreign-language editions of my 1997 adaptation of the movie Alien Resurrection for Dark Horse Comics. The movie-to-comics experience was alternately maddening and entertaining as hell, and I’ll be writing about it one of these days. But until then, just for grins, here’s something [...]

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Our Brilliant Career at Tekno (Pt. 5)

(Yes, it’s been months since I wrote the previous installment of my memories of the ‘90s Tekno Comix train wreck. Moving house and urgent deadlines will do that to you. Those generations who have been born since I last posted on the topic will be able to catch up by clicking here, here, here and [...]

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Back Among the Living

…or at least what passes for same among the online community.
When last we met, I announced that I was taking a break from blogging until I’d completed the script for On the Ropes, the sequel to Kings in Disguise. Thanks to some unexpected and picturesque family health emergencies, among other timesapping detours – and, yeah, [...]


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