Maggie Thompson

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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 ...

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Maggie's World 021: Timing

Posted on Sep. 2, 2014

Maggie Thompson looks back 100 years to the first group of comics creators and the age of everyone's Golden Age: 12.

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Maggie's World 020: Do It!

Posted on Aug. 5, 2014

Maggie Thompson reminds us that if there's something missing out there that you need ... make it yourself! It's a lot easier to do in this day and age.

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Maggie’s World 019: Comics Obsessives, Rejoice!

Posted on Jul. 1, 2014

Maggie Thompson talks about how we're living in the real Golden Age of comic book-oriented books and biographies ... a perfect time for us comic book obsessives!

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Maggie's World 018: Spread the Word!

Posted on Jun. 3, 2014

Maggie Thompson reminds us that there are a whole lot of people out there yet to become comics fans ... and offers some suggestions on how to spread the word about the medium we love so much!

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Maggie’s World 017: Organizing Memories

Posted on May. 6, 2014

Maggie Thompson talks about the importance of maintaining your convention photos, including writing down who you photographed!

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Maggie's World 016: From National Disgrace to National Treasure

Posted on Apr. 1, 2014

Maggie Thompson marks the 60th anniversary this month of a period in comics history that we'd all like to forget.

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Maggie's World 015: Girls Allowed

Posted on Mar. 4, 2014

Maggie Thompson talks about the world of comics and female readers, reminding us that girls have always been "allowed" in comics.

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Maggie's World 014: Exploring the Comics World

Posted on Feb. 4, 2014

Maggie Thompson reminds us that there's a whole wide world of comics--outside of the boundaries of the US--to enjoy.

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Maggie's World 013: New Year: Past and Future

Posted on Jan. 7, 2014

Maggie Thompson rings in the New Year with a look back at 2013 and a look ahead at 2014 at our comics-filled lives.

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Maggie's World 012: It's a Gift!

Posted on Dec. 3, 2013

Maggie Thompson shares her favorite holiday comics and her own comic book "tis the season" traditions!

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Maggie’s World 011: It’s a Plot!

Posted on Nov. 5, 2013

Maggie Thompson returns with a fun column that takes a 1920s Photoplay Plot Encyclopedia and applies its "36 dramatic situations" to comics.

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Maggie's World 010: Under the Influence

Posted on Oct. 1, 2013

Maggie Thompson talks about the importance of the influences in our lives.

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Maggie's World 009: Research, Obsession, and Obsessive Research

Posted on Sep. 3, 2013

Maggie Thompson chronicles the joys of comics history research.

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Maggie's World 008: Savoring the Aftermath

Posted on Aug. 6, 2013

Maggie Thompson winds down from her whirlwind Comic-Con 2013 experience ... and helps you recover, too!

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DEAR DIARY, DAY FIVE!

Maggie Thompson's Comic-Con Diary: The Final Day

Posted on Jul. 22, 2013

Maggie Thompson wraps up her Comic-Con 2013 experiences with a look at Sunday.

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Maggie Thompson's Comic-Con 2013 Diary, Day Four!

Posted on Jul. 21, 2013

Maggie Thompson tells us all about her Saturday at Comic-Con!

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DEAR DIARY, DAY THREE!

Maggie Thompson's Comic-Con Diary, Day Three!

Posted on Jul. 20, 2013

Maggie Thompson tells us all about her Friday experiences at Comic-Con 2013, including the Eisner Awards!