One Plus One: Two, p. 1

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Sword of God: The Edge, p. 10 (end)

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God, an aardvark, and the man in between

This is the final page of issue 98. The text at the bottom indicates the title of the following issue - it reads,

This is the final page of issue 98. The text at the bottom indicates the title of the following issue – it reads, “Next: More theology”

Speak not the name! Wait for it … Dave Sim. OooOOoohh!

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One Plus One: Two (cover)

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Sword of God: The Edge, p. 9

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Everyday religion

First things first: never mind “belief.” I’m talking about upbringing, expectations, habits, and unconsidered identity, and about the real-world, utterly political history of institutions and communities. Read the rest of this entry

One Plus One: I Want In, editorial page

adeptcomicsThat was a bit of a rush, referring to the head-feeling. Certainly not a rush on execution – I wrote the initial, six-page version of this story in early summer of 2015, hoping to get it busted out for fun, and look what happened … Read the rest of this entry

Sword of God: The Edge, p. 8

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Jihad, exclamation point optional

Cast your mind back to 1987, before Gulf War I. Here are the first two issues of Suicide Squad, which absolutely needed a villainous antagonist evil enough to  justify the dark-and-edgy premise of the U.S. government using supervillain felons for black ops. Need darker-and-edgier to fight! Read the rest of this entry

One Plus One: I Want In, p. 10 (end)

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Sword of God: The Edge, p. 7

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Four-color Christ Jesus

crossswitchblade2Happy birthday to me! I grant you this is an odd topic for my birthday post, as I have zero affinity or resonance with evangelical Christianity. Its impact is definite at second-hand, though, as I think about the number of friends and family who became Jesus People (the early term) and (as soon called) Saved or Born Again during my pre-teens and teens, Read the rest of this entry

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