"“A Vicious Circle,” a painting of the Algonquin Round Table by artist Natalie Ascencios, which hangs in the Round Table room of NYC’s famed Algonquin Hotel. Featured in the painting, from left to right, are: (standing) Robert…"
"Captain Blood is set 1685-1689. The rebellion at the start is Monmouth's Rebellion, and Blood is condemned by Judge Jeffreys in the course of the Bloody Assizes. The conclusion takes place after the Glorious Revolution in Nov. 1688.
"The stereotype pirate is a Caribbean pirate of the Golden Age of Piracy. Wikipedia has an article "Golden Age of Piracy" which discusses various views of how this period should be dated.
But piracy has existed throughout the history and…"
"Apparently, in his strip Joe enlisted in Nov 1940. I found an article about it here.
FDR had instituted a draft in Sep 1940. Caught in the Draft (Bob Hope; Dorothy Lamour) is a Jul 1941 film.
Superman debuted in 1938, and the Germans invaded…"
"It's my understanding that our eyes also perceive depth by focus. I think the convergence effect only matters at short distances. The Polite Dissent website had a post discussing convergence of Superman's super-vision rays. It argued the…"
"That's the tragedy at the heart of the life of the Silver Age Superman. What he really wanted to do was sculpt. But modernism was the thing and he couldn't get into art school.
His ideal was Antonio Canova."
"I'm having similar problems. Unable to reply to a comment, unable to format replies (bold, underline, upload, link etc), unable to edit a comment, unable to delete a comment. The only option to post that's currently working is "Reply…"
"The story from 1st Issue Special #3 was my first encounter with Metamorpho. It left me cold, but first encounter with the original series, the story from #6, I loved. There's nothing obviously wrong with the story, except the end is a bit…"
Henry K has asked me to relay an invitation to you: I'd appreciate it if you could let Luke Blanchard, Phillip Portelli, and anyone else who posted in my "NEW GODS", "WESTERNS" and "BIBLE" threads know about my KIRBY LAND group.
After a Jack Kirby Fan Group forum was hijacked by an unscrupulous individual on Facebook, Henry began his own forum, titled "Kirbyland" where he, and like-minded individuals continue to promote their beliefs on Facebook.
He wanted you to know.
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