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Prize-Winning Man-Thing Art Found! (Sort of!)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Captain Comics yesterday. 6 Replies

RIP Steve Ditko

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Lupo Jul 9. 26 Replies

RIP Harlan Ellison

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Willis Jul 2. 9 Replies

 

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The Baron replied to The Baron's discussion Today's Purchases
"Manga Classics - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain, adapted by Crystal S. Chan, art by Yuma Chan Ms.Marvel, vol. 9: "Teenage Wasteland" Spider-Gwen #34"
14 hours ago
The Baron replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Travels with Charley
"Regarding "The Condemned", I confess that it took me a while to pick up on the word-play in the title: The "condemned man" vs. "the condemned building"."
16 hours ago
The Baron replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Travels with Charley
"Regarding "The Condemned", I confess that it took me a while to pick up on the word-play in the title: The "condemned man" vs. "the condemned building"."
16 hours ago
The Baron replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Travels with Charley
"Also, Baker was quite good in this - I'm glad he got a second chance to shine with these audio stories."
yesterday
The Baron replied to Jeff of Earth-J's discussion Travels with Charley
"I listened to this last night. I thought it was pretty good, I especially liked the character of DI Menzies, she was fun. I hadn't realized that she was played by the same actress that played Novice Hame on TV.   The plot was…"
yesterday
Captain Comics replied to The Baron's discussion Prize-Winning Man-Thing Art Found! (Sort of!)
"You wuz robbed -- that's first place material!"
yesterday
doc photo replied to The Baron's discussion Movies I Have Seen Lately
"According The Making of Return of the Jedi, Lucas' script outline simply read " Emperor says something to make Luke mad..." and it was then decided that the "something" would be "a sister...Leia". Two movies had…"
yesterday
Jeff of Earth-J replied to The Baron's discussion Movies I Have Seen Lately
""For that matter, Leia being Luke's sister was probably an afterthought." A.K.A. a "neat idea.""
yesterday
Jeff of Earth-J replied to The Baron's discussion Movies I Have Seen Lately
""For that matter, Leia being Luke's sister was probably an afterthought." A.K.A. a "neat idea.""
yesterday
Doctor Hmmm? replied to The Baron's discussion Prize-Winning Man-Thing Art Found! (Sort of!)
"I'm getting a strong "Deadly Mantis" vibe from this. An early mashup?"
Tuesday
Richard Willis replied to The Baron's discussion Movies I Have Seen Lately
"For that matter, Leia being Luke's sister was probably an afterthought. The first movie cast Luke and Han as rivals for her affection, which explains the famous kiss."
Monday
Wandering Sensei: Moderator Man replied to The Baron's discussion Prize-Winning Man-Thing Art Found! (Sort of!)
"Awesome!"
Monday
The Baron replied to PowerBook Pete, the Mad Mod's discussion Anything, Everything, or Nothing At All
"I like the Italian one the best."
Monday
Philip Portelli replied to The Baron's discussion Prize-Winning Man-Thing Art Found! (Sort of!)
"So Man-Thing had a nose job?"
Monday
The Baron replied to The Baron's discussion Prize-Winning Man-Thing Art Found! (Sort of!)
"Sadly, I can't draw a whole lot better now."
Monday
Richard Mantle replied to The Baron's discussion Prize-Winning Man-Thing Art Found! (Sort of!)
"Wow, you were ahead of the game - there's a definite 90s vibe there!"
Monday

Comment Wall (16 comments)

At 12:21pm on May 27, 2009, Rich Lane said…
About damn time you got here....
At 12:04am on May 28, 2009, Don Collett said…
What he said!
At 2:45am on July 3, 2009, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Photobucket Happy birthday oh Baron, my Baron!
At 3:31pm on July 25, 2009, Cavaliere (moderator emeritus) said…
Hi, back your Baron-ness!
At 9:24am on August 5, 2009, Don Collett said…
Dude, I'm flattered anyone would want to use my work. Go right ahead!
At 4:55pm on August 28, 2009, Doctor Hmmm? said…
Well, that'll wake ya up in the mornin'!
At 8:39am on August 29, 2009, Jason Marconnet (Pint sized mod) said…
I don't mind. I usually tell people it's proncounced marconnay. When explaining it to people I tell them it's mark an A, like when you tell your teacher to "Mark an A on your test"
At 5:10pm on September 17, 2009, Dagwan said…
Hurrah for the Baron!
At 3:40pm on November 24, 2009, Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) gave The Baron a gift
Gift
Since you asked about gifts, here's one. Hope you like pumpkin!
At 5:30pm on November 24, 2009, Mark Sullivan (Vertiginous Mod) said…
Cider's good. Can I pretend it's hard cider? That's even better.

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I Like Ham 12: Doctor Who Book Reviews

Posted on September 5, 2011 at 5:00pm 4 Comments

I've recently read two books related to Doctor Who that I think those of you who are fans of the show might enjoy.  The first book is The Science of Doctor Who, by Paul Parsons.

 

 

Parsons is a scientist and a journalist, and his book is pretty much what you would expect from the title - it…

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I Like Ham 11: What Should a Blog Post Be?

Posted on June 10, 2011 at 3:18pm 18 Comments

As some of you may remember, I used to post blog entries here, shortly after we fist moved to the Ning site. Some of you may have noticed that after awhile, I stopped.  Since no one asked me why I stopped, I assumed that this was not a matter of general interest, and so never offered any explanation for the stoppage.  However, it's something that has been on my mind on-and-off ever since, and so I'm posting today - not, I hasten to add, in hopes of provoking a clamor for me to start…

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I Like Ham 9: Smashing Fun!

Posted on October 23, 2009 at 2:33pm 3 Comments

Well, Steve, I suspect you may have wondered if I'd given up on the whole "blogging" thing. Not so, it was more a

combination of having a good chunk of my time watching and commenting upon The Time Tunnel, combined with my recent

purchase of a Wii. Years ago, the game that prompted me to buy an N64 was Super Smash Brothers. Some time after

that, the game that prompted me to buy a GameCube was Super Smash Brothers Melée. So, I imagine that it will come… Continue

I Like Ham 8: Masterpiece Comics

Posted on September 14, 2009 at 7:00am 7 Comments

Well, Steve, I went into the City again this weekend, picked up a book that you might find interesting. The book is called Masterpiece Comics, by R. Sikoryak. This features various classics of literature re-told in the formats of various comic strips and comic books. The cover really caught my eye, it's in the style of an old-school super-hero comic, with Dante Alighieri, Emily Brontë, William Shakespeare, Voltaire and Oscar Wilde racing towards the reader as thought they were a… Continue

I Like Ham 7: Hail to the King...of the Monsters!

Posted on September 9, 2009 at 11:43am 4 Comments

Another one of my "favorite fictions" was Godzilla. I first saw Godzilla in Ghidrah the Three-Headed Monster, sometime in the late 1960's or early 1970's. I would've been somewhere between five and seven years old. This would have been one of my first intimations that there was a place called "Japan". (I had watched shows like Kimba, Speed Racer and Ultraman without realizing that they were Japanese in origin.) My knowledge of Japan in those days was limited to a dim… Continue
 
 
 

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