Soundtrack: Public Enemy—“Revolverlution”
Still hard at work, but it’s nearly done. And my cold is much better. Just checking in tonight to thank Sean Collins for his kind words about the novel, and Eve Tushnet for adding me to her links! Her legend is writ large in the blogs I’ve been visiting, and it’s about time I began to acquaint myself with her thoughts first-hand. There’ll be more opportunity for this tomorrow, but Eve, just to set the record straight—I, too find Calvinism “wildly awful and distressin’”, although I must admit to sharing its’ Stoic worldview, to some extent…
In other news, Forager promises to write in depth about Mark Gruenwald’s Squadron Supreme maxi-series—let’s all hold him to it people!!!
Finally: since I’ll be less swamped for the rest of the fall, now that the hard work of crafting a flexible dissertation proposal is nearly done, I intend to start going through an old comic a night (in lieu of playing hearts on Yahoo, which is a much bigger waste of time, believe me), and writing a little something about said issue each time. I’ll be choosing ‘em more or less at random, so stay tuned! And I shan’t be restricting myself to Marvel for this—I don’t want any of you thinking I’m some kinda zombie… (Credit-where-credit-is-due-department: this decision was at least partly inspired by Johnny Bacardi’s look back at Teen Titans #17:
(I’m going to make an effort to learn some HTML soon–those huge link-blots are pretty ugly, hunh?)
Brief aside to Ingrid: Have you checked out the Faubourg lately? They’ve got some kind of giant two-floor Hallowe’en market goin’ on there. The children of Skulleton await you!
Must finish proposal!
Good night friends