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The Villain Checklist: Sympathetic/Compelling

Thou, nature, art my goddess; to thy law My services are bound. Wherefore should I Stand in the plague of custom, and permit The curiosity of nations to deprive me, For that I am some twelve or fourteen moon-shines Lag … Continue reading

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Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #5

After the very lacklustre fourth issue, Leaves On The Wind trundles onward. Page One The person River tells the crew to run from in the top panel always looked liked the player character in Bully to me. Anyway, this page … Continue reading

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Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #4

OK, after the last issue’s surprise ending, lets continue on. Page One The remaining crew of Serenity, minus Mal, glower down at something. We’ll try and conveniently ignore the fact that Simon’s eyes appear to be looking in two different … Continue reading

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Serenity: Leaves On The Wind #2

Let’s continue. Page One #2 begins with a nice exhibition of what the Alliance is: an opening shot of the Tahoka class, that city in space, and then the interior, where Jubal Early and the two Alliance officers enjoy a … Continue reading

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Ron Glass

Saturday evening brought the sad news that Ron Glass had passed away at the age of just 71. Glass has a storied enough career with plenty of notable roles, but of course I and many others associate him almost entirely … Continue reading

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Serenity: Zoe’s Pregnancy

The final page of Float Out is the big surprise, the one thing about the piece that makes it connect to the larger canon in a huge way. The rest of the story, the three friends, their stories about Wash, … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Wars: The First Fenian Raid

The Fenian Rebellion of 1867 was a dismal failure in Ireland, and a high-profile escapade in Britain, with little serious success to its name. While nationalist revolutionary politics in Ireland was far from done, it would be fair to say … Continue reading

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