“…and we change with them.”

When I moved to Michigan in 1996, one of the first things I set out to do in my new hometown was find a comic book store. Finding the right comic book store is like finding the right church. And more difficult in a town where there is a church […]

I’m not the first person to say this, but…

…the news that Superman and Wonder Woman are now officially to be an “item” is just a predictably short-sided editorial move to drum up sales. No kidding, right? What else is new. I’m feeling more and more cynical about comics these days — at least, cynical about the mainstream ones. […]

On Boxes, Books, Ballet, and Birthdays

Turning 40? Nothing to it really, once everything was said and done. With chaotic detritus from the recent move still littering areas of the new house (and my own psyche), we celebrated my fortieth birthday a bit early on Saturday night by escaping to my favorite restaurant, Tres Lobos. No […]

Twenty-Five Things

I think it was Dark Gracie who tagged me first and then Dona. Since I have a difficult time saying “No” to most anyone, it looks like it’s my turn to blog twenty-five random things about myself. So here goes… 1. My full name is Thomas Murphy Camp but I’ve […]

Good Night, Frank

Just heard that Frank Gorshin died on Tuesday — news that leaves me feeling a little sad and a little old. Like most of the people in my generation, he was and will always be The Riddler. One of the bad guys who was, it turns out, a good guy […]