Gregory L. Reece, Ph.D. is the author of five books, most recently ‘Creatures of the Night: In Search of Ghosts, Vampires, Werewolves and Demons’. He also reads a lot of comic books. Read more about him and his work at gregorylreece.com and follow him on Twitter at @Gregorylreece.
Thursday, December 4 2014
Captain America is black. Of course he is. Perhaps he always was.
Thursday, October 30 2014
I remember that Halloween, Halloween 1975. I wanted to dress as Spider-Man…
Thursday, October 23 2014
I refuse to accept that I am too old to enjoy a live-action, stunt bike, superhero arena show. I'm not too old. I love superheroes and I was ready to love Marvel Universe LIVE! But "good enough for the kids" just isn't good enough.
Thursday, October 2 2014
Richard Shaver called the rocks that he found "Rock Books". Within them he saw both stories and pictures from the ancient past. They were the world's first comicbooks -- comicbooks from before the flood.
Thursday, September 4 2014
Southern Bastards is a true Alabama story as much as To Kill a Mockingbird is a true Alabama story.
Friday, December 19 2014
Bitch Planet gives us naked bodies and bloody violence. (Naked bodies and bloody violence in space, no less!) It's called Bitch Planet for God's sake. And it gives us something more.
Tuesday, December 9 2014
Don't let God read God Hates Astronauts. He would hate it even more than he hates astronauts.
Monday, December 1 2014
H.G. Wells' invading menace is back, this time to be met by a different sort of Invaders.
Tuesday, November 25 2014
This is a complex and, perhaps, technically perfect comicbook. So why is it, I wonder, that I am unmoved?
Monday, November 17 2014
The Spider-Verse has no one author, no omnipotent guiding hand. It is organic, connecting and reconnecting like the strands of a web, like the strands of life.