I received this video clip on my phone and in a rare instance, really wanted to share it (originally from Huffpost somewhere/when). A photographer named Platon talks about how a photograph he took without even realising some details about what … Continue reading The power of a picture to open minds.
The Flintstones #1 (DC Comics)
STORY : Mark Russell
ART : Steve Pugh (interior art) and Chris Chuckry (colours)
One of the latest efforts in the DC Comics company-wide revamp has been to take old Hanna-Barbera cartoons and, well, revamp them for a new age and a new audience. Now the warning sign in these situations usually is that some things were fun because of what they were and changing them too much can make them nothing but hollow reimaginings that might have been better as purely new concepts with new characters instead of pandering to nostalgia – THIS to me is the big “?” when it comes to these new Hanna-Barbera titles. Continue reading “The Flintstones #1 (DC Comics, 2016)”
“What a kind insult!” he chuckled, “And here I thought he was looking down on us, but no, he’s got a kindness to him doesn’t he!” The crowd in the tavern let loose a low cacophony of short laughs and … Continue reading SHORTY STORY: Untitled (Midweek Mental Meandering)
Civil War II #2 (Marvel Comics) STORY: Brian Michael Bendis ART: David Marquez (art), Justin Ponsor (colours) SO! We have another big event from one of the Big-2 comic publishers, this one feeling by default like an attempt to get … Continue reading Civil War II #2 (Marvel) – Event Comics. Do you really NEED to read?
It’s good to be home! After a week sweltering in China for work and turning into a human puddle in 80% humidity, it’s nice to be back in Delhi… where I can swelter and turn into a puddle in 70% … Continue reading A Beautiful Idea: Why Explore Space?
I’m pretty sure you know exactly what I mean if I talk about having days when laziness and lack of creative ideas keep you from working on something, anything. Not just for writers of course, but for creative people in … Continue reading Fear is the mind-killer: Simple writer-ly advice.
Detective Comics Rebirth #934 STORY : James Tynion IV ART : Eddy Barrows (pencils), Ever Ferreire (inks) & Adriano Lucas (colours) Gotham City. A huge, bustling city with massively high-highs and dark and terrible lows – a city with what … Continue reading DC Rebirth Reviewed: Detective Comics #934