Don't Be That Guy
One of the major hazards of politics is that the closer we get to Election Day, the more politicians seek to boil down their platforms down into memorable sound bites, and in the process, they can get downright insulting
In the wake of the recent court ruling that Neil Gaiman was entitled to royalties from "Spawn" characters that were derivative of creations like Medieval Spawn, it's no huge surprise that Image co-founder and frequent flame-war instigator Erik Larsen immediately took to Twitter, where he has discussed the "unfairness" of the ruling against fellow Image co-founder and "Spawn" creator Todd McFarlane in nearly 100 tweets and counting since Monday.
Larsen's passionate defense of McFarlane, comments like "How did you ever come up with Spawn on a horse, @neilhimself?" and a tweet comparing the ruling to O
Comic-Con goers, beware: The man who believes that god hates...well...everyone but his family, really, is headed to San Diego on July 22.
I'll do the Internet a favor and refrain from linking to Fred Phelps' official Westboro Baptist Church site, but here's his church's case for making the trek to SDCC:
Are you kidding?! If these people would spend even some of the energy that they spend on these comic books, reading the Bible, well no high hopes here. They have turn
As something of a fair weather KU basketball fan, I had a pretty decent weekend watching the Jayhawks take the men's Big 12 Tournament. Why only decent? Well, between plays I had to endure commercials - notably Muscle Milk's miserably ironic bro-bashing bits, which happened to take a jab at comics in the most condescending of ways
I understand that this is the internet. I do. If you give absolutely anyone the ability to say absolutely anything with complete anonymity, some individuals will inevitably develop a sort of internet Tourette's and start shouting out insults, sexually explicit comments, and whatever else pops into their head
At the recent Heroes Con convention last weekend, writer Brian Michael Bendis ("New Avengers," "Powers") had to leave his booth to attend a panel where he was scheduled to appear. And his absence did no go unnoticed -- see the message left by his "fans" on the lef