Justin Cook

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The passage of time

Since this is my last column I thought it’d be appropriate to talk about the passage of time in comics. It’s a touchy subject....

Comic Relief: An art form with emotional depth, not just cape crusaders

Not all comics involve capes, aliens, or explosions. I enjoy reading about those things, but I can understand why some people can’t accept that...

Better to quit while you’re ahead

No one’s safe from the ravages of time. Athletes have an expiry date. Musicians become nostalgia acts at a certain point. Comic writers are no...

The growth of animation

Comic companies are now multimedia empires. Blockbuster movies, video games, and toys are a few avenues comic properties are being pushed into. There are...

Superheros can be teachers

Comic books have undergone some prohibitions for the sake of protecting children’s innocence but wouldn’t reading comic books beneficial? It seems as though the tales...

Disney’s impact on Star Wars

For most people, the big news regarding Disney’s purchase of LucasArts is the announcement of Star Wars episode seven. Although the prequels were questionable quality-wise,...
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