BLOG: Green Lantern

The Green Lantern: Courage and Honest Comic Column: Courage and Honesty by Bryan Stroud “The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.” - Sven Goran Eriksson Showcase Comics No. 22, Oct. 1959.  “S.O.S. Green Lantern,” by John Broome, penciled by Gil Kane and inked by Joe Giella. My favorite era in comic books, the fabled Silver Age, began in 1956 when it was decided to resurrect the super hero genre after a forced absence of some years. The creative geniuses at DC ... Read More

NO COUNTRY FOR OLD HATERS

“Most men who rail against women are railing at one woman only.” - Rémy de Gourmont (1858-1915) Every hero has an inner wound. It may be covered in scar tissue but it's always there, a reminder of a day we've tried to forget. Until something happens that tears at the scar or someone actually targets the wound. Maybe someone bumped into it by accident. Perhaps a friend or coworker treated you poorly. If you didn't have the wound, you would have felt nothing. But you do. This next instance just ... Read More

BITE ME

Lessons from Spiderman and Frankl “The struggle for existence is a struggle for something; it is purposeful and only in so being is it meaningful and able to bring meaning into life.” - Viktor Frankl Nothing says “good morning” quite like discovering that the steering wheel, headrests and even the contents of my truck’s cab were covered and connected by hundreds of crisscrossed spiderwebs, glistening in the sunlight like a time-lapse aerial shot of flight traffic over a major ... Read More

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