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

WHAT’S YOUR STORY?

IS THE STORY YOU TELL THE ONE YOU WANT TO LIVE? "And they lived happily ever after." - The Brothers Grimm Retelling the same story makes it stronger, giving it power in and over our life. Accurate, positive, or not, it ultimately becomes our truth. If the Life or Event Story we tell most often is not a story we really want, why do we continue to tell it? To continue to tell the same sad stories, they must be giving us something we have been programmed to need, whether sympathy, ... Read More

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