Four Color Editorials

The Ten Cent Plague

This time last year I was reading David Hajdu’s phenomenal novel The Ten-Cent Plague, which details the witch-hunts and literal book-burnings that occurred over funny books in the 1950s and beyond. It’s astonishingly informative and well-written and anyone even remotely interested by the history of the medium should score a copy through their local library. […]

Creators or Bust

Amidst the ongoing clashes between the ideals of Freedom of Information and the protection of Intellectual Properties (almost exclusively for Capitalistic purposes), I am reminded of a quote from Terence McKenna- “We have to stop CONSUMING our culture. We have to CREATE culture. DON’T watch TV, DON’T read magazines, don’t even listen to NPR. Create […]

Comics Will Not Break Your Heart

The medium of comic books holds a long and colorful history, both in the pages and in terms of behind the scenes action. In the early years comics could often sell millions of copies, and it’s all been downhill from there. Yet as time goes by and the industry has dwindled, surprisingly passion for funny […]

The CBLDF Needs You!

In the never-ending battle for truth and justice, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund needs your help. We take their existence for granted sometimes, even while lives can really depend on the good they accomplish, limited though their resources can be. We would all like to actually sign up for a real membership, but times […]