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Geekstery: The Pulp-Culture

Before we get into the characters we have all become familiar with, let’s take a look at the heroes that have sparked the imaginations of their creators.   488 more words

Comic Books

Batman 75th Anniversary

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Batman. “The Bat-Man,” alter ego of wealthy business owner Bruce Wayne, originally appeared in May 1939 in Detective Comics #27 (later called DC Comics). 100 more words

Comics & Graphic Novels

Danger Is My Business

♫♪♬♩”Oh!… Double Oh… Cee Double Oh… Cee Double Oh Ell. Cee Double Oh Ell, Mack…Cool Mc Cool! Danger is his business”𝄫♬♪♪

While this isn’t the greatest of photobooth photos, I love it as the subject reminds me of Cool McCool, one of my favourite cartoon characters as a kid. 97 more words


Ben Affleck as Batman

It was in 1939, National Comics’ success with the seminal superhero Superman in Action Comics prompted editors to scramble for similar heroes. In response, Bob Kane conceived “the Bat-Man”. 137 more words


Batman, Bill Finger and Me

Today is #BatmanDay a nationwide promotional event being driven by DC Comics to mark the 75th Anniversary of the creation of the Batman. At one time I would have been all over this, making sure I had stuff ready to post, and doing everything I could to attend the anniversary events at San Diego ComicCon. 879 more words