Heroes Never Rust #66: Superman, A Man’s Son
Heroes Never Rust #66 by Sean Ironman Man of Steel: Superman, A Man’s Son One of the complaints that I hear about the superhero films made in the last few years is that they are origin stories. How many times must we get Spider-Man’s origin? Superman’s origin? I must admit that I have made the… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #65: Feed the Beast
Heroes Never Rust #65 by Sean Ironman Feed the Beast: What a Man Must Become to Survive Vietnam Many of the Marvel Comics characters created in the 1960s have their origin tied to war. The Fantastic Four tried to beat the Russians to Mars during the Cold War. The Incredible Hulk was born during a… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #63: Lost in Vietnam (The Punisher’s Platoon)
Heroes Never Rust #63 by Sean Ironman Lost in Vietnam: The Punisher’s Platoon In the first issue of Born, readers were given two points of view: Stevie Goodwin and Frank Castle. Readers only get Goodwin’s viewpoint in the second issue. Frank Castle remains as the main character. By showing him through Goodwin’s eyes, the… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #54: Introductions
Heroes Never Rust #54 by Sean Ironman Introductions Now that the tone and racy content has been set, issue two of The Boys sets up the characters. In the premiere issue, readers were shown two of the main characters (Billy Butcher and Wee Hughie), but now the rest of the team comes out to play.… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #53: Censorship
Heroes Never Rust #53 by Sean Ironman Censorship A couple of years ago, I went to a cartoonist residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna, Florida. One afternoon, I sat on the porch with the master artist for my group, Megan Kelso, creator of Queen of the Black Black and Squirrel… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #52: Choice Over Power
Heroes Never Rust #52 by Sean Ironman Choice Over Power he other day I was driving down I-4 and thinking about Harry Potter and how much I don’t give a shit. Living in Orlando, I can’t escape all this talk about the new section of Harry Potter opening at Universal Studios. I was given the… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #49: Is Gud Dog?
Heroes Never Rust #49 by Sean Ironman Is Gud Dog? To me, the comics medium is my favorite medium for stories. I like movies. I like TV. Prose. Poetry. Music. I like stories, but I love comics. One of the reasons I love comics is that I feel artists can do more in a comic… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #46: The Turning Point
Heroes Never Rust #46 by Sean Ironman The Turning Point The fourth issue of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen is the most action-packed one yet. The league attempts to retrieve the cavorite from “The Doctor” and stop the devious foreigner from building his airships. We finally see Mr. Hyde cut loose and rampage his way… Continue reading
Heroes Never Rust #45: Undercover
Heroes Never Rust #45 by Sean Ironman Undercover Now that the team has come together, the mission can begin. As Captain Nemo puts it, “An enemy of Britain has stolen its one sample of cavorite, the key to the mastery of the air.” The more I re-read The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, the more I… Continue reading
Episode 102: A Roundtable in Honor of Donald Duck, on his 80th Birthday!
Episode 102 of The Drunken Odyssey, your favorite podcast about creative writing and literature is available on iTunes, or right click here to download. On this week’s show, my friends Teege Braune of In Boozo Veritas fame, Sean Ironman of Heroes Never Rust fame, Jeff Shuster, who is the Curator of Schlock, and Dianne Turgeon Richardson join me for a roundtable discussion of… Continue reading102 Ways to Save Money at Walt Disney World, Der Furher’s Face, Dianne Turgeon Richardson, Donald Duck, Donaldism, Dumbbell of the Yukon, Early to Bed, George Plimpton, Jeffrey Shuster, Lewis Hyde, Lou Mongello, Mary Blair, Mousterpiece Theater, RObert Benchley, Saludos Amigos, sean ironman, Teege Braune, The Band Concert, The Clock Watcher, The Symphony Hour, The Three Caballeros, Trickster Makes This World, Walt Disney
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