Thursday Runaround – Alan Moore's Sliding Doors

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THRILLER Master Post Retrospective: Updated

"Here's a fun aside. Alan Moore volunteered to take over as writer, but I stupidly stuck with the writer Dick gave me. I saw it as a matter of loyalty. Having been a freelancer for about 10 years (moonlighting as a copy editor when I worked in book publishing), I couldn't warm up to the idea of firing a freelancer. As a result, Karen Berger got her big break with Swamp Thing and I went nowhere (as I deserved, having turned Thriller, among others, into a mediocre bore."

Columbia superheroes prepare for a super world record – Columbia Missourian

"Hopefully, there will be 1,581," he said. "My 72-year-old mother is coming in her Catwoman costume and she can't do it all by herself."

Turning Point: Portland Comics Retailers Weigh In on Digital Comics, Buying Local, and Why You're Insanely Lucky | Blogtown, PDX

"We've seen customers date, get married, and even get divorced through the years. We had one couple get married in our store," say Allie and Jeremy Tiedeman. "We've had pregnant customers whose kids are now grown up and picking out their own books. This is something you can never get online.

Us Do Opposite of Earthly Burglars!

Monday night, burglars broke into A Muddy Cup and Comics Dungeon in Wallingford, smashing the windows and trying to scavenge what they could from the registers of both businesses. Bizarrely, the burglars lost $80 in the process.

About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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