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Christopher Lee (1922-2015): The Dark Side of Being Iconic

Christopher Lee (1922-2015) One of the cinema’s most distinct – and often most chilling – voices has left us. It has been said that Sir Christopher Lee, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 93, has been in [...]

June 11, 2015 Movies and TV

Branch County Civil War Days cloaked in beautiful historic clothing

Fantastic photography of historical recreations of civil war reenactment clothing! Branch County Civil War Days reenactment, was held May 21st – 24th, 2015.  This living history event surrounded the Battle of Perryville events and was held in Heritage Park, Coldwater, MI.  Filled with [...]

June 3, 2015 Cosplay, Features

Historical Re-enactment – 150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Funeral

The 150th Anniversary of the Lincoln Funeral Train was held in Springfield, IL the weekend of May 1st -3rd, 2015.  (   ( 150 Years ago April, the country was draped in mourning cloth of a different meaning from the [...]

May 13, 2015 Cosplay, Features

2015 Military History Fest – historically accurate cosplay costuming

Halo, World of Warcraft, Assassins Creed, G.I. Joe, Captain America among the very many – all follow in the footsteps of reality and actual bloodshed.  Military History Fest/Reenactor Fest is where Illinois honors such history and displays it proudly.  This [...]

February 3, 2015 Features
Katusha Book One

Independent Comic Spotlight: Wayne Vansant Graphic Novel Roundup

Welcome to Independent Comic Spotlight!  A place where you can read all about the printed indy scene!  For today’s installment, it is my pleasure to introduce (or rather, re-introduce) Wayne Vansant and his various upcoming and ongoing historical graphic novel projects. Currently working with [...]

March 31, 2014 Features, ZDONOTUSE

Music & Comics: How They Influence Each Other

There are countless examples throughout the last 50 years of music and comics influencing one another. When I initially started thinking about this topic (yes, I spend more time than I care to admit pondering such things) quite a few [...]

October 18, 2012 Features
Comics Code Authority feature

The Terrifying History of Horror Comics Censorship

My favorite holiday, Halloween, is just around the corner.  This is the time of year that I like to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas, go on a horror film binge, scare the diaper-gravy out the neighborhood children (I’m joking), and [...]

October 27, 2011 Features, ZDONOTUSE

Review: Supergods

Grant Morrison’s Supergods is destined to become the definitive text on superheroes.  This book takes a critical and comprehensive look at the idea of the superhero, which emerged with Superman and multiplied into a horde of crime fighters to fill [...]

August 10, 2011 ZDONOTUSE
Joe Simon in Studio

Review: ‘Joe Simon: My Life in Comics’

May we all live the sort of productive and active life that Joe Simon has.  At 98, after having spent his life in newspapers and comics, he’s still writing and publishing his own line of comics at Simon Comics, through which [...]

July 30, 2011 ZDONOTUSE

Brown v. EMA: From the Beginning

Continuing Comic Booked’s coverage of the Supreme Court’s historic ruling in Brown v. EMA, I thought it appropriate to take a look back on the case and its seven year journey to the Supreme Court. As you may already know, [...]

June 29, 2011 Features

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