Category Archives: Comics

Cora’s Adventures at the Virtual 2021 Octocon

As I mentioned on this blog some time ago, I spent the first October weekend at Octocon, the Irish National Science Fiction Convention, which was virtual this year for obvious reasons. But before I get to my adventures at Octocon, … Continue reading

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Cora Goes to the Virtual 2021 Octocon

Octocon is the Irish national science fiction convention, which normally takes place every October in Dublin, Republic of Ireland. However, as you may have noticed, 2021 is not a normal year and therefore Octocon is virtual this year. Which means … Continue reading

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A Mixed Bag: Some Comments on the 2021 Dragon Award Winners

Dragon Con, a big media con in Atlanta, Georgia, is actually going ahead in person this year, though they require proof of vaccination and masks, much to the chagrin of the usual suspects. Therefore, the 2021 Dragon Awards had an … Continue reading

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The 2021 Dragon Award Finalists Take Another Big Step Towards Mainstream Respectability

As always in August, when you’re busy with other things, the finalists for the 2021 Dragon Awards, have been announced. The Dragon Awards are a fan award given out by Dragon Con, a massive SFF media con in Atlanta, Georgia. … Continue reading

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Loki Finds His “Glorious Purpose”

“Glorious Purpose”, the first episode of Loki, Disney’s latest Marvel related TV offering, became available for streaming today. I’m not sure if I’ll do episode by episode reviews of this one, because it’s a lot of work, but here are … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on the 2021 Hugo Finalists

So here is my Hugo finalist reaction post at long last. I know it took a bit longer than usual to get the post up, but since I’m a Hugo finalist myself this year, I took some time off to … Continue reading

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Marvel’s “New World Order” – Some Thoughts on The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

I probably won’t do episode by episode reviews of the new Marvel series on Disney+ The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, because compared to WandaVision, it’s a much more straight forward action adventure story and doesn’t seem to be the … Continue reading

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Fanzine Spotlight: Women Write About Comics

First of all, I’m blogging at Galactic Journey again today, where I report about a theatre scandal that rocked my hometown in 1966. Futhermore, it’s time for the next entry in my Fanzine/Fancast Spotlight project. For more about the Fanzine/Fancast … Continue reading

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WandaVision Introduces a Surprise Guest Star “On a Very Special Episode”

It’s time for the latest installment of my episode by episode reviews of WandaVision, Marvel’s new sitcom parody/Dickian faux reality paranoia. Previous installments may be found here. Also, may I remind you that Disney is still not paying Alan Dean … Continue reading

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Two Articles in One Day

I’m blogging elsewhere yet again and I had not one but two articles go up today. The first article is at Galactic Journey. It’s a follow-up piece to last month’s article about East and West German comics in the 1950s … Continue reading

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