Archive for February, 2009

Painting of Superman

faked by Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

This is just to give a link to a great painting of Superman, by a fellow named Pearlstein, called, not surprisingly, Superman. I owe my friend Jes Simmons for the painting and the link, and have recommended PrettyFakes to him. Here’s the link.

PULP BOY: Emerson LaSalle Gets What He Deserves

faked by Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

This is the news and it is good: As reported on, the good people at Explosive Entertainment Motion Pictures will be producing the stranger-than-fiction Emerson LaSalle biopic PULP BOY, from a screenplay by Victor Gischler and Anthony Neil Smith.

Victor Gischler offers more details about the development of the screenplay here, and Anthony Neil Smith provides his take here. Other links of interest:
The official PULP BOY web site.

Emerson LaSalle on Wikipedia.
In Last My Heart is Murder: The Emerson LaSalle Blog
Emerson LaSalle on Pretty Fakes:
Modem Mama
Never Again, Forever
“Remembering Emerson LaSalle, Novelist”

Let’s just breathe it in: Emerson LaSalle biopic. EMERSON LASALLE BIOPIC. Okay, I stopped breathing it in and started huffing it there at the end. So pure. So sweet. So mucous-membrane dissolving.

Review: Teenagers from the Future: It’s a Klordny Fest!

faked by Monday, February 23rd, 2009

When I heard SeqArt was publishing a book of critical essays about the Legion of Super-Heroes, my first thought was I gotta get that, followed narrowly by Great Rao, I wish I’d submitted.


Spanish Town Hijinx Ahoy!

faked by Thursday, February 19th, 2009


King’s Daughter (Happy Valentine’s to Lula).

faked by Wednesday, February 18th, 2009



Cracked reflections on/in Watchmen; or, Ozymandius — Fanboy!

faked by Monday, February 16th, 2009



faked by Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

Let’s take another shot at trying to get culturfied. I’m telling myself I’m going to read a book a week—and try to regain my love of cinema at the same time. We’re going to have to shoehorn in my twin loves of comics and video games somewhere in there. These are all current as of today, and officially started January 1.

Shall we begin?


Law of Nature: Reunion Show vol. 2,796.

faked by Monday, February 9th, 2009




faked by Friday, February 6th, 2009


The Overnight Lows are the legendary deans of the Mississippi punk rock scene: they have been here long before you, and lo: they shall be here after you are gone. This is their amplifier.

The Greatest Comix Ever

faked by Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Just thinking out loud here. I figure I have to or this becomes another one of those “essays” I “ought” to write instead of a fun thought that others might want to elaborate.

What I have in mind isn’t a list. What I have in mind is whys and wherefores, sort of the way professor fury writes about G.P.R.D.

Okay, define your category. Not to exclude other possibilities but so as to not waste time arguing over.

And the Oscar for Greatest Superhero Graphic Novel (or Series of Graphic Volumes Telling One Story (or World Evoked by a Complex of Interlinked Stories)) goes to . . .