Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sword of God: Friends, p. 7

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God’s privy parts

You probably noticed that I had a little trouble staying out of the gender issue when summarizing the high-Church conflicts across the 300 issues of Cerebus the Aardvark Read the rest of this entry

Ophite: Gnosis, p. 1

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One Plus One: Two, p. 9

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Sword of God: Friends, p. 6

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Elementary

As I heft the pile of issues and drift into a reverie, to see how Elementals fits in my mind, it emerges as a brilliant disaster. But I want to apply some historical perspective on why I might see it that way, maybe to consider it differently.

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Ophite: Gnosis (cover)

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One Plus One: Two, p. 8

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Sword of God: Friends, p. 5

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Spider-Schlep

In one of the letter columns in the late-80s Question, Denny O’Neil refers to Peter Parker as a schlep, and always having been one. That’s Yiddish, and a little confusing because that precise word is a verb meaning to lug something inconvenient, but here, and as I’ve often heard or used it, it’s short for schlepper, meaning an inept, stupid person.

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One Plus One: Two, p. 7

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Sword of God: Friends, p. 4

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