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Grumpy Old Fan | The place is the thing
Today I am pondering that Ivan Brandon essay on TheAwl.com, and the things comics can do that movies just can’t. Last week I mentioned the Lazarus Pit as an example …
Ben Katchor resolves labor disputes the hard way
Last month, The Cardboard Valise cartoonist Ben Katchor used his strip in Metropolis magazine to envision a world where corporate CEOs were forced to work in their own stores — …
Is This Proof a Smallville Spinoff is in the Works? (Don’t Bet on It)
An IMDb listing for Metropolis offers fleeting hope that the frequently discussed Smallville spinoff could be a reality. However, the details don't hold up to scrutiny.
Ben Katchor singlehandedly enacts major corporate reforms
Media reports on the Occupy Wall Street movement tend to express confusion about what the protestors want. This usually leads me to express confusion about whether the authors of said …
Hey, did you know a bunch of Ben Katchor’s Metropolis magazine strips are online?
‘Cause I sure didn’t, but I’m glad to discover that they are, in all their full-color glory. Click here to check out “A Vacancy in the Art World,” the latest …
NASA Pinpoints The Most And Least Realistic Sci-Fi Movies Of All Time
2012 named the most implausible science fiction movie ever made – sorry Roland Emmerich – while Gattaca is singled out as the most realistic.
VIDEO: New “DCU Online” Footage Highlights Metropolis
Sony and DC Comics have released two new videos from their hotly anticipated "DC Universe Online" MMORPG, highlighting Superman's home of Metropolis and scenes of gameplay battles.