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Maggie’s World 084: Manners

Posted on Sep. 1, 2020

Sir and Madame ... if we may please direct your attention to Maggie Thompson's post for today concerning manners in comics ... we would greatly appreciate your involvement in carefully reading this material, please. Thank you.

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Maggie’s World 083: The Depression Comics Challenge

Posted on Aug. 4, 2020

Maggie Thompson is back to talk about the challenges for comics creators related to the shape of the world around them over the decades.

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Maggie’s World 082: Who Was That Masked Man?

Posted on Jun. 2, 2020

Maggie Thompson lives in the moment and talks about ... masks.

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Maggie’s World 081: Disappointment Inspiration

Posted on May. 5, 2020

Let's face it ... 2020 has been disappointing, to say the least. But as Maggie Thompson points out, sometimes after the most crushing of disappointments, great ideas emerge.

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Maggie’s World 080: Changes

Posted on Apr. 7, 2020

Maggie Thompson's original topic for this month changed due to current circumstances ... so it's time to talk about changes.

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Maggie’s World 079: Beginnings

Posted on Mar. 3, 2020

Maggie Thompson look at how some early books—even prayer books—can be early examples of comics art.

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Maggie’s World 078: 60 Years Ago

Posted on Feb. 4, 2020

Maggie Thompson looks back to 1960 and what was happening in that critical year when comic fandom really began.

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Maggie’s World 077: 2020 Vision

Posted on Jan. 7, 2020

Maggie Thompson starts the New Year with a look back at the world of comics, 80, 60, and 50 years ago.

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Maggie’s World 076: Providing Support

Posted on Nov. 5, 2019

Maggie Thompson salutes the unsung heroes of comics and comic strips ... those who support!

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Maggie’s World 075: Dressing Up

Posted on Oct. 1, 2019

It's Halloween month and Maggie Thompson writes about comics character costumes in particular!

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Maggie’s World 074: School Days

Posted on Sep. 3, 2019

It's Back to School time, and Maggie Thompson looks at the growing influence of comics on education.

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Maggie’s World 073: Nearly Half a Century

Posted on Aug. 6, 2019

Following Comic-Con 50 last month, Maggie Thompson looks back at the comics world and what was going on in 1969-1970.

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Maggie’s World 072: Treats

Posted on Jun. 4, 2019

Maggie Thompson reminds us that Halloween is another Free Comic Book Day. Halloween?! IT'S JUNE. (Don't worry, there's method to her madness!)

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Maggie's World 071: Gag Cartoons

Posted on May. 7, 2019

Maggie Thompson talks about gag cartoons, those one-panel wonders in newspapers and magazines that (hopefully) make ua laugh each time we read one.

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Maggie’s World 070: 4

Posted on Apr. 2, 2019

Which comics are good for a 4-year-old? Maggie Thompson returns with a look at the ever-shifting landscape of what's available for new readers.

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Maggie’s World 069: Age

Posted on Mar. 5, 2019

Maggie Thompson looks at the ages of some comic creators and how old they were when they created some of their most memorable characters.

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Maggie’s World 068: Covers

Posted on Feb. 5, 2019

Maggie Thompson talks about comic book covers. From the first thing people see on a book, to collecting covers, to variants and fancy gimmicks, she has the topic ... covered. (GROAN)

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Maggie’s World 067: Words

Posted on Dec. 31, 2018

Maggie Thompson jumps into 2019 with her first post of the year, all about WORDS in comics.

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Maggie’s World 066: Classics

Posted on Nov. 6, 2018

Maggie Thompson reminds us that gift-giving season is almost here, and why you should consider comics as the perfect holiday present this year!

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Maggie’s World 065: Obsession

Posted on Oct. 2, 2018

Maggie Thompson discusses the obsessive aspects of collecting.

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Maggie’s World 064: It Begins

Posted on Sep. 4, 2018

Maggie Thompson takes a Facebook challenge: 10 comic books that made an impact on you the first time you saw them and still enjoy reading today!

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Maggie’s World 063: Plans

Posted on Aug. 7, 2018

Maggie Thompson recaps some of the magic moments from her visit to Comic-Con 2018.

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Maggie’s World 062: Fans Become Pros with Superman

Posted on Jun. 5, 2018

Maggie Thompson celebrates the 80th anniversary of Superman and Action Comics #1 ... and the fans who turned pro in the wake of Siegel and Shuster's fannish creation.

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Maggie’s World 061: Funny Animals

Posted on May. 1, 2018

Maggie Thompson talks about a one-time comics staple that is sadly missing from today's books: Funny Animals!

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Maggie’s World 060: Remember Mopee?

Posted on Apr. 3, 2018

Maggie Thompson starts off the month famous for April Fools with the tale of Mopees and how some comics stories are ... different ... than others.