The Nuclear Family and The Outsiders

I was born in the early seventies and grew up in the eighties during the end of the Cold War. During that time the possibility of nuclear holocaust felt like an ever-present danger. I did not practice duck and cover drills in school or anything but we did have fallout shelter signs showing us how... Continue Reading →

Christmas with Archie

The Christmas season a wonderful time of year that I enjoy more and more as I grow older. I like the hustle and bustle of shopping with my wife as we search for gifts for the family. We decorate the house right around Thanksgiving and reminiscence about when we found some of our favorite decorations.... Continue Reading →

Go-Bots

Every day we are asked to pick a side, Liberal or Conservative, Instagram or Twitter, Coke or Pepsi. You get the idea. Back in the mid-eighties, we had to pick our favorite transforming robots, Transformers or Go-Bots. Transformers were big, flashy, and had lots of moving parts. Gobots, on the other hand, were smaller, less... Continue Reading →

Warbears #1

A long time ago I took a literature course in college where we read and studied novels about dystopian societies. We read ‘Brave New World’, ‘1984’, ‘We’, and several other novels including “The Handmaid's Tale” by Margaret Atwood. That was my first and only exposure to Atwood until I read this comic. Dark Horse Comics... Continue Reading →

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