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Beware Forever: Read The Poem That Won Starlog’s ‘Why You Want To Meet Batman’ Contest In 1988

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Of all the strange habits that my friends have, combing through back issues of Starlog on the Internet Archive is probably at the top of the list in a walk. Occasionally, though, sifting through promo pieces for V and Alien Nation turns up something gold, which is exactly what happened this week. While reading the November, 1988 issue of Starlog, Andrew Weiss came upon a contest that offered readers a trip to London to visit the set of Tim Burton's Batman '89. All you had to do was write in and explain why you wanted to meet Batman.

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Comics and Poetry: The Rhyme and Rhythm of Sequential Art

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Being the bastard art form that it is, comics are constantly compared to the forms that came before it: wood carving, tapestry, etc. More and more, one can find comparisons to poetry. Just ask Palookaville cartoonist Seth, who compares Charles Schulz' Peanuts to haiku. (Actually, don't ask h

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Grant Morrison’s ‘Alternity’ Spoken Word Performance [Video]

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It's relatively rare that we get so pure a dosage of Grant Morrison as that seen in a new video released this week by artist Steven Cook, known to comics fans for his illustrations and logo designs in 2000AD, American Virgin, and The Losers, as well as sleeve artwork for bands including Asian Dub Foundation and William Orbit. Originally recorded in 2002, the video documents Morrison's

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News Roundup: San Diego Rethinks Its Indifference, MoCCA & SPX Announcements, Siege Not The Bomb

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Conventions: After years of non-committal shrugging about the complaints by organizers that San Diego Comic Con has outgrown the current infrastructure of the city, San Diego has suddenly turned into that mop from the Swiffer commercial over the idea of losing the mega-

Superhero Poetry Anthology Accepting Submissions

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While poetry doesn't often crossover to comics -- save the occasional Neil Gaiman epigraph -- there are a few exceptions. Like the anthology that editors Andrea Reid and Maya Jewell Zellerare currently compiling titled "Betwee

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