Author Archives: Tegan O'Neil

Let Us Now Praise Famous Synthezoids

The penultimate edition of Tegan O’Neil’s super-hero column takes a look at Secret Wars, The Vision, Chris Ware, Jonathan Franzen, 9/11, and what it feels like to despise yourself for what you spend money on. Continue reading

 

What He Taught Me

Stan, Jack, and Stan’s kid brother didn’t create Thor, the Norse god of thunder, or Loki, or Odin, or Asgard, or any of all that. Asserting that they did is silly on the face and yet … Continue reading

 

Hey, It’s a Column about Wolverine

At about the fifty percent mark of this review, Tegan mentions that this column is actually about Wolverine comics by the team of Goodwin, Byrne & Janson. Wait for it! Continue reading

 

I’ll Assign This Treason Case to You

Tegan turns her eye to Steve Ditko, and his Shade the Changing Man series. Gather round: there’s learning to be had. Continue reading

 

We Need to Talk about Thanos

Tegan and Thanos go back a long way, but have both of them outgrown the comics where they met? It’s time to find out. Continue reading

 

Time to Meet Your God

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo stake their claim that, yes, there is something new under that Gotham City sun. “You sure about that?”, Tegan replies. Continue reading

 

Crisis In Time

If you’re going to write about Crisis On Infinite Earths, it’s best to go deep, and in Tegan’s latest installment of Ice Cream for Bedwetters, that’s exactly what she does. Continue reading

 

Ass Kicked

Bolting topicality onto a struggling juvenile concept never elevates the juvenile concepts as well as creators always seem to think. Continue reading

 
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