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Watch the soap opera inspiration for Harley Quinn

In 1987, Arleen Sorkin played a bizarre dream jester on the classic soap opera Days of our Lives. Watch above. Several years later, that curious character became the inspiration for Harley Quinn on Batman: The Animated Series. Naturally, Sorkin voiced Ms. Quinn.

From Vulture:

In 1987, Sorkin was a regular on the soap opera Days ...

An excerpt from Seth’s graphic novel masterpiece, Clyde Fans

It took Canadian cartoonist Seth twenty years to complete his graphic novel Clyde Fans, and it was worth the wait. Seth is one of the greatest living cartoonists, and I've been a fan of his work since 1985, when he drew Mister X (after Jaime and Gilbert Hernandez stopped working on it).

Clyde Fans appeared ...

Watch the trailer for the upcoming Watchman series on HBO

Published in 1986, the Watchmen comic book series by Alan Moore and artist Dave Gibbons is rightly regarded as a masterpiece. (It was the first DC comic book series I read after Jack Kirby's Kamandi folded in 1978 and I loved it.) Now, HBO is adapting the series for TV.

From Damon Lindelof and set ...

The Book of ****** – a history of the greatest magazine ever published

Robert Crumb launched ****** magazine in 1981. I bought the first issue from the comic book store I worked at in Boulder, Colorado, and it blew my mind. It had comics by Crumb (many people, including me, think Crumb's work in ****** is his best), a selection of incredible illustrations from the late Polish artist ...

The villain the new season of Cloak & Dagger is someone you least expect

04.05.2019 · Posted in Technology Articles

Cloak & Dagger stars Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph break down what's in store for the second season of the Marvel superhero drama. They also throw out a not-so-bad Avengers theory involving Cloak & Dagger. Read more...More about Disney, Marvel... ...

Eerily prescient 1950s comic book about “The Wall”

My friend Craig Yoe edited a great anthology of old, forgotten comic book stories, called The Unknown Anti-War Comics. Here's a three-page story from the anthology about a group of intergalactic migrants who seek refuge on Earth and are told they are too different from Earthlings to stay.

Here's a video about The Unknown Anti-War ...