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Expect a Miracle

If you’re collecting the Fourth World Omnibus, you may have noticed that the latest entry (vol. 3 of 4) lists one comic (Mister Miracle #10) in the table of contents that isn’t included in the volume. Fear not, nothing is missing from your book – the mistake is just in the table of contents. Or […]

Back to the Source

I’m looking forward to the imminent release of volume three of the four-volume Fourth World Omnibus, collecting Jack Kirby’s groundbreaking saga of the New Gods. (I’ve already got the first two, and the fourth volume is due out in March.) Kirby loomed large in my childhood comics reading, and his work has an insane energy […]

Red Prophet

Jack Kirby once wrote a comic book story about the “face on Mars.” Okay. But he wrote it in 1958: Plus, don’t these “screaming ships,” from the same story, look a lot like Babylon 5’s screaming Shadow vessels (which as it happens were first dug up on Mars ….)?: Read the whole story.

Making New Friends

Good news for Joss Whedon fans: he’s finally coming back to television, with a show titled Dollhouse, about a young woman who is literally everybody’s fantasy. She is one of a group of men and women who can be imprinted with personality packages, including memories, skills, language – even muscle memory – for different assignments. […]


“A Big Thing in a Deep Scottish Lake!” (Story title, Jack Kirby, 1973.) “Many miles away something crawls from the slime at the bottom of a dark Scottish lake.” (Song lyric, The Police, 1983.)

JLS 20.4: What Lies Within?

[cross-posted at Liberty & Power] The latest issue (20.4) of the Journal of Libertarian Studies features Marcus Verhaegh on Rothbard vs. Rousseau, Philipp Bagus on the history of private dikes and levees, my colleague Michael Watkins on Thomson’s defense of abortion, John Hamilton on pro-capitalist themes in left-wing Italian cinema, J. H. Huebert on Posner’s […]

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