Monday, May 21, 2012
MISERABLE FICTION OF THE EARTH (mostly):
NOVELS: [* = not yet written]
Warlord of Erberos
Return to Erberos*
ZAP FORCE #1: ROYAL BLOOD
The Fear Masters
In The Early Morning Rain
Good Cop, Bad Cop
Talkin' 'bout My Girl
No Good Angel
No Time Like The Present
Pursuit of Happiness
The Last One
Return To Sender
The Drowned Scroll
A Dish Best Served Cold
Power 2 The Peepz
DOC NEBULA and THE GREAT MAGNETIC TRAIN CAPER
The Eldritch Horror From Beyond The Nether Void
The Servo-motor That Rocks The Cradle
Ask A Bastard!
On The Road Again
Meeting of the Mindless
The Captain and the Queen
A Day Unlike Any Other (Iron Mike & Guardian)
DOOM Unto Others! (Iron Mike & Guardian)
Starry, Starry Night(Iron Mike & Guardian)
A Friend In Need (Blackstar & Guardian)
All The Time In The World(Blackstar)
The End of the Innocence(Iron Mike & Guardian)
And Be One Traveler(Iron Mike & Guardian)
MISERABLE CARTOONS OF THE EARTH:
DOC NEBULA'S CARTOON FUN PAGE!
DOC NEBULA'S CARTOON FUN, PAGE 2!
DOC NEBULA'S CARTOON FUN, PAGE 3!
WEIRD WAR COMICS COVER ART.
Help Us, Batman...
JLA Membership drive
Don't Leave Us, Batman...!
Ever wondered what happened to the World's Finest Super-team?
Two heroes meet their editor...
At the movies with some legendary Silver Age sidekicks...
What really happened to Kandor...
Ever wondered how certain characters managed to get into the Legion of Superheroes?
A never before seen panel from the Golden Age of Comics...
MISERABLE ARTICLES OF THE EARTH:
Buffy Lives! Her Series Dies! And Why I Regard It As A Mercy Killing..
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN, MARK EVANIER & ME: Robert Heinlein's Influence on Modern Day Superhero Comics
KILL THEM ALL AND LET NEO SORT THEM OUT: The Essential Immorality of The Matrix
HEINLEIN: The Man, The Myth, The Whackjob
BILL OF GOODS: The Words of A Heinlein Fan Like Nearly Every Other Heinlein Fan I've Ever Met, But More Polite
FIRST RAPE, THEN PILLAGE, THEN BURN: S.M. Stirling shows us terror... in a handful of alternate histories
DOING COMICS THE STAINLESS STEVE ENGLEHART WAY!by "John Jones" (that's me, D. Madigan), & Jeff Clem, with annotations by Steve Englehart
JOHN JONES: THREAT OR MENACE!
FUNERAL FOR A FRIENDSHIP
Why I Disliked Carol Kalish And Don't Care If Peter David Disagrees With Me
MARTIAN VISION, by "John Jones, Manhunter from Marathon, IL"
WHEN TITANS CRASH or "SURRENDER, ROBOTBOY": A Scathing, Vitriolic Attack on Wolfman's Finest
FREAK OUT: THE FUNKIEST SUPERHUMANS OF THE SILVER AGE Part 1. Marveling
FREAK OUT: THE FUNKIEST SUPERHUMANS OF THE SILVER AGE Part 2. DC Means Deranged Creation
METAPHYSICS FOR METAHUMANS Part 1: I Need More Power, Scottie
METAPHYSICS FOR METAHUMANS Part 2: Things That Make You Go Zoom
METAPHYSICS FOR METAHUMANS Part 3: Worlds of Wonder
METAPHYSICS FOR METAHUMANS Epilogue: You Will Believe A Man Can Fly
I HAVE A DAYDREAM: Why â€˜Childishâ€™ Is An Insult In Our Society
TARNISHED GLORY: DC Resurrects the Silver Age... sort of...
THE EVIL THAT MEN DOODLE: The Influence of the Writer/Artist Singularity on Modern Comics
DIAL H FOR HAWKMAN: A Look At The Essential Absurdity of Superhero Comics
(Not That There's Anything Wrong With That)
THE WORD FOR WORLD IS CONTINUITY
COMIC BOOK NOTION: Bradford Wright's Historical Fantasy About Funny Books
CRAPPING ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS: The Comics Pro I Hate The Most, And Why You Should Too
CONTINUITY ON BIZARRO-EARTH
HEY, KIDS, COMICS! part I: Absurd and Childish Elements Of Superhero Comics, and Why I Like Them Anyway
HEY, KIDS, COMICS! part II: Absurd and Childish Elements Of Superhero Comics, and Why I Like Them Anyway
HEY, KIDS, COMICS! part III: Absurd and Childish Elements Of Superhero Comics, and Why I Like Them Anyway
THE ELECTRIC SWORDSMEN: Explaining Why There Can Be Only One
SORCERERS, SWAMP THINGS, SANDMEN, AND SOPHIE: The Stream of Consciousness Running Through Four Occult Superhero Comics - Chapter 1
SORCERERS, SWAMP THINGS, SANDMEN, AND SOPHIE: The Stream of Consciousness Running Through Four Occult Superhero Comics - Chapter 2
NO EVIL SHALL ESCAPE MY DICE: Running A Green Lantern In A Sensible Superhero World
AND YOUR YOUNG MEN SHALL SEE... RE-VISIONS: Exploring What The Hell Is Up With The Android Avenger
PRAYING FOR THE END OF TIME: The Annoyances of Internal Entropy In Ongoing Imaginary Universes
OF GOOFS AND GROVERS: Putting the Soup in Super, the Uh in Ultra, and the HAI! In Hyper
PANTHER IN MOTION: The Leap From King to Priest
TEN FEET SMART: Super Scientist Henry Pym's Tale To Astonish
FOUR COLOR CARNALITY: A Study of Superhuman Sensuality
TOOL OF THE TRADE: What Continuity Is, Isn't, And Shouldn't Ever Be
BOOK OF THE DEAD: Who And What Crisis Killed (besides my childhood, DC's Silver Age, and good writing in general in comics for ten years)
SLAYER'S HANDBOOK: The Metaphysics of Buffy-Earth (Expanded) Part 1. Data
SLAYER'S HANDBOOK: The Metaphysics of Buffy-Earth (Expanded) Part 2. Analysis & Speculation
COUNTDOWN TO SENILITY: Part 1 The Best Superhero Comics Of All Time
COUNTDOWN TO SENILITY: Part 2 The Honorary Mentions List
COUNTDOWN TO SENILITY: Part 3 The Little Tales That Were Not There
BREAK: REFLECTIONS OF THE MANHUNTER - An In Depth Analysis of Avengers Forever
THESE GO TO ELEVEN: Why America's Best Comics Is No Idle Boast
CRIME AND NO PUNISHMENT: The Criminal Justice Non-System In Superhero Comics
OKAY -- WHO HAS BEEN MESSIN WIT MY LASER?!? :The Politics of Powerlessness
WHY SAVING THE WORLD DOESN'T HAVE TO BE BORING
YAKKITY YAK -- DON'T TALK BACK: How I Survived CBEM
THE THREE DIMENSIONS OF ROLEPLAYING
This doesn't include my newest novel, HIGH SCHOOL OF THE DAMNED (for young adults), any of my probably several million words of blog posts, certainly doesn't include my prolific commentary on various other websites over the decades... but still. Even incomplete, this is a good hunk.
Amazing that I've never been paid for any of this stuff.
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