BONUS Care Package for July 4, 2019

Poetry: Robinson Escapes to the Cape for Independence Day by Kathleen Rooney Art: Thomas Van Stein’s 4th of July, Butterfly Beach Photo credit: thomasvanstein.net Quote: “If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for the people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” – Noam Chomsky Retro Summer Vacation: Washington, D.C. Photo credit: …

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Long Box of Memories: Swamp Thing Annual #1

Swamp Thing Annual #1Script: Bruce JonesScreenplay: Wes CravenArt: Mark Texiera & Tony DeZunigaLetterer: Gaspar SaladinoColorist: Tatjana WoodEditor: Len Wein The plan was to crank out a new installment of Long Box of Memories at least once a week, but it’s been a month since the first one. Sickness, work, blah blah blah. Whatever. It’s in …

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Long Box of Memories: The Smell of Old Comics in the Morning

I went to an old-fashioned comic swap today. No cosplay. No artists or writers signing books. No celebrities selling autographs. Just long box upon long box upon long box of old comics, collected editions, and original graphic novels.  I haven’t been to a swap in probably 20 years. If they were happening, I didn’t hear …

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