Art by David Wynne. Prints, cards, and coffee mugs available at the shop, or contact David to purchase the original.

In which we find the idea of Jack Kirby as G-d deeply comforting; "Jercules" is our new favorite insult; the difference between camp and divinity is good backlighting; Zeus does not have the moral high ground; Ron Lim's Captain Britain is the definitive cad; the Demon Druid is the saddest supervillain; Archangel broods like it's his day job; and Jay gets to do all the fun voices for once.


The Upstarts
An inflatable Batman
New Mutants #81
Excalibur #20
X-Factor #47
Our favorite Magma story
The best insult
Pugilistic impunity
A context-inappropriate oath
The worst film festival
Fighting fire with Magma
The Demon Druid
A Satanic pirate tavern
The depths of fuchsia
Archangel's deeply weird comfort mechanisms
Some dude named Greg
Publishing delays

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