Maggie Thompson

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Maggie’s World 046: Retreads

Posted on Nov. 1, 2016

Maggie Thompson takes the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the Fantastic Four to look back on how some famous "retreads" combined to make the famous quartet the eventual toast of comicdom!

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Maggie’s World 045: Capes

Posted on Oct. 4, 2016

Maggie Thompson discusses capes on superheroes ... necessary, unnecessary or artistic license?

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Maggie’s World 044: It’s Collectible! Why?

Posted on Sep. 6, 2016

Maggie Thompson kicks off fall with a look at what makes comics collectible!

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Maggie's World 043: Comic-Con Memos

Posted on Aug. 2, 2016

Maggie Thompson shares some of her favorite memories of Comic-Con 2016!

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Maggie’s World 042: Comic-Con College Or … Campus You Want, Campus You Got

Posted on Jul. 5, 2016

Maggie Thompson talks about all the learning opportunities at Comic-Con, from Comics Literature to Comics Physical Education!

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Maggie’s World 041: QLRM GSV XOFY!

Posted on Jun. 7, 2016

Maggie Thompson fondly remembers some of the comic book clubs that connected fans in the days before social media.

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Maggie’s World 040: Great Power

Posted on May. 3, 2016

Maggie Thompson talks about the quotable comic book and how catchphrases from the four-color world have made it into the real world.

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Maggie’s World 039: 2016 Fanniversary 55

Posted on Apr. 6, 2016

Maggie Thompson looks back at comics fandom from the vantage point of its 55th anniversary, including her own involvement since the beginning!

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Maggie’s World 038: The Little Red Hen

Posted on Mar. 1, 2016

Maggie Thompson talks about self-publishing vs. finding a publisher for your comics projects, with a certain Little Red Hen as a prime example. Maybe it's time to start baking your own bread?

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Maggie’s World 037: Villainy

Posted on Feb. 2, 2016

Maggie Thompson starts off February with a look at hard-to-deal-with foes, those ongoing villains who just won’t go away!

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Maggie’s World 036: Goofy Heroics of the Code

Posted on Jan. 5, 2016

Maggie Thompson starts off the New Year with a look at some of the hoops superheroes had to jump through in the mid-1950s, once the Comics Code took effect.

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Maggie’s World 035: Changes

Posted on Dec. 1, 2015

Maggie Thompson talks about how comics characters change over the years and how the current version of your favorite character may not be the one other people first encountered.

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Maggie’s World 034: It’s EPIC!

Posted on Nov. 3, 2015

Maggie Thompson talks about epic comic book stories and the creators behind them!

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Maggie's World 033: BOO!

Posted on Oct. 6, 2015

It's the scariest month of the year, and Maggie Thompson talks about some comic book frights just in time for Halloween!

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Maggie’s World 032: 55 Years and Counting

Posted on Sep. 1, 2015

Maggie Thompson looks back on 55 years worth of Septembers and how they helped shape her life.

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Maggie’s World 031: Comic-Con Takeaways

Posted on Aug. 4, 2015

Maggie Thompson tells us about her own experiences at this year's Comic-Con International!

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Maggie’s World 030: Comic-Con Memories

Posted on Jun. 2, 2015

Maggie Thompson offers some Comic-Con memories from her own personal history of going to the event.

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Maggie’s World 029: Uncovering Comics

Posted on May. 5, 2015

Maggie Thompson reminds us that you can't judge a book--especially a comic book!--by it's cover.

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Maggie’s World 028: Comics Introductions

Posted on Apr. 7, 2015

Maggie Thompson tries to answer the tough question of how to introduce a non-comics reader to the comics world.

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Maggie’s World 027: That’s The Spirit!

Posted on Mar. 3, 2015

It's Will Eisner Week ... and Maggie Thompson writes about the master of comic art and his lasting influence and appeal to comics fans.

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Maggie’s World 026: Strength Health Aptitude Zeal …

Posted on Feb. 3, 2015

Maggie Thompson writes about the original Captain Marvel on the eve of the character's 75th anniversary.

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Maggie’s World 025: For the Record

Posted on Jan. 6, 2015

Think you know your comics history? Maggie Thompson introduces us to a few unsung heroes of the comics!

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Maggie’s World 024: Tricky Business

Posted on Dec. 2, 2014

Maggie Thompson talks about the art of producing comics on a regular schedule, and how creators adapted to that process.

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Maggie's World 023: 'Tis the Season

Posted on Nov. 4, 2014

Maggie Thompson talks about seasonal comic book covers and how the season may not exactly have matched the time of year they showed up on the newsstand.

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Maggie’s World 022: Comics Careers

Posted on Oct. 7, 2014

Considering a career in comics? Maggie Thompson offers some advice on where to start ...