Tag: 1940s

10 Comics I Liked in 2009

It’s that time of year when writers list the year’s best things. This year, some people are listing the decade’s best. And, oh, my temples ache because if there’s someone who manages to read every comic every year for a decade, let alone every comic setting fans a-twitter, […]

A Matter of Evolution: Monkeys vs. Robots

They’ve been brought together before in James Kolchalka’s Monkey vs. Robot books, by Mecha Kong in King Kong Escapes and Mojo Jojo’s mech-suited machinations in The Powerpuff Girls. Primates and robots each imitate and mock humanity in their own way. When the postapocalyptic future finally overtakes us, will […]

Karl Malden, RIP

Mladen Sekulovich, aka Karl Malden, has died at 96. He was in many, many entertainments, including Meteor, the legendary 1970s cop show The Streets of San Francisco, some very respectable films and many, many Westerns like How The West Was Won, Nevada Smith and One-Eyed Jacks. Obituaries here, […]