poetry

The Poem That Won Starlog's Contest To Meet Batman
The Poem That Won Starlog's Contest To Meet Batman
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.
News Roundup: San Diego Rethinks Its Indifference, MoCCA & SPX Announcements, Siege Not The Bomb
News Roundup: San Diego Rethinks Its Indifference, MoCCA & SPX Announcements, Siege Not The Bomb
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-convention when in 2012, and most especially its 125K+ crowds...
Superhero Poetry Anthology Accepting Submissions
Superhero Poetry Anthology Accepting Submissions
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 "Between Saviors and Villains: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry Inspired by American Superheroes," and you can submit between 3-6 poems to them for consideration... Rea