Comic Books, Social issues

I wish my Mum felt like a Green Lantern again

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My mum has been ill for the past few months and it’s taken a toll on her physical well-being but even more so on her mental health. She has been unable to go to work for 6 months and has only recently begun to make a phased return. For someone who used to be able Continue reading

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Comic Books, Entertainment, Social issues

Real Life Superhero Neal Adams, Part III: The Need for Batman?

Two episodes into the Neal Adams trilogy, we’re already filled to the brim with, as Kevin Smith would say, audio pornography. The third act explores real life superhero Neal Adams’ approach for The Caped Crusader before putting an even bigger twist on all things Cape & Cowl.

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Comic Books, Entertainment, Social issues

Real Life Superhero Neal Adams, Part II: The Rights to Superman

Neal Adams is a legendary comic-book artist, known for his influential run on ‘Hard Travelling Heroes’ with prestigious writer Denny O’Neill. In my last article, I went into Adams’ fight to create a respectable black superhero, namely John Stewart as Green Lantern.

In the next episode, we hear the difficulties artists used to have with retaining the rights to their work on the comic books we have come to know and love. Adams goes into his persistent but professional fight (self-admittedly with additional dramatic flair) for his fellow comic book creators.

 

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