My Christmas list for this year includes Joy and Spider-Man

What do I want for Christmas this year?

I have been posed that question several times by family members, friends and even people I have met on the street already this holiday season.

At least that’s what I think the people on the street are thinking when they look at me. I usually thank them and tell them I don’t have time for pictures, and they seem to understand. Continue reading “My Christmas list for this year includes Joy and Spider-Man”

The rise of superhero movies like Avengers: Infinity War, and what it means to a mild-mannered comic book fan

When I was growing up, I was lucky enough to have a comic book subscription.

I don’t know how or when it started, but each month for several years, the mailman delivered the latest issue of Amazing Spider-Man to my mailbox. It was easily the best mail I received each month and I always looked forward to it. (Full disclosure, it was also the only mail received most months.) Continue reading “The rise of superhero movies like Avengers: Infinity War, and what it means to a mild-mannered comic book fan”