"I decided very early on that I would stop worrying about whether I could reconcile continuities, and decide whether I enjoyed what I was watching. I did. And I enjoyed it more over time. In part because I was bonding with characters (Team Tilly!),…"
"For my October comics reading, the box set of Moore's Swamp Thing should be arriving later in the month. In the meantime, I have three Omnibi to choose from -- Bronze Age Swamp Thing, Man-Thing, and Morbius, the…"
"For my October non-comics reading this year, I was finally going to get around to reading Varney the Vampyre. I cracked open my Dover reproduction of the 1947 original penny dreadful and OH MY GOD this print is too damn small for my…"
"As best as I can recall, my introduction to Colan was this tale of the Crusher:
Unfortunately, I'm not sure how I came to read it. I was too young to have read this issue in '67. Most likely, it was the Marvel…"
"I began this year -- literally on January 1 -- with a read/re-read of the Holmes canon. Although I intended to read it all, in order, I dreaded starting with A Study in Scarlet, which I had slogged through twice before. And…"
"The Amber Spyglass.
As I've mentioned before, the "theme" for my reading project for this year is (roughly translated) Things I've Been Meaning to Read One Day. Mostly, that's meant classics (Sherlock Holmes, H.…"
Thanks fot the welcome! Man, you ARE old! I don't even want to think about how long I've been writing my column. I figured I had a half-dozen topics tops, but they just keep coming. I'm glad you enjoy it.
I appreciate you taking the time to tell me that. In fact, I'm right in the middle of preparing the next Deck Log entry when I took a moment to check my new e-mail.
I imagine all of us leave a bigger wake than what we realise. But it's nice to, every once in a while, have somebody tell us so. I'm glad you enjoy the column. Many moons ago, when Rich Lane approached me with the idea, my first concern (after wondering if there was enough material to keep a Silver-Age column going for long) was if anybody would have any interest in reading it.
The hit-counters tell me that somebody's out there reading it, but it's an especial treat to get a note like yours. I completely understand the business about not saying anything unless you have something to say. In reflexion, I'm the same way. Not only on threads here, but I frequent other sites regularly, and have yet to post a comment---because there's nothing I can add to the commentary.