Maggie Thompson

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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.

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Maggie's World 059: Licensed to Thrill

Posted on Mar. 6, 2018

Maggie Thompson talks about licensed comics and the fine art of cross-promotion.

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Maggie's World 058: Done in One

Posted on Feb. 6, 2018

Maggie Thompson talks about an increasingly rare comics storytelling format, "Done In One," where a comics story is complete in one issue.

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Maggie’s World 057: Take Another Look

Posted on Jan. 2, 2018

Maggie Thompson starts the New Year with a look at the joys of rereading, and how it's so much easier to do so these days than in the past.

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Maggie’s World 056: Shopping for Comics

Posted on Nov. 7, 2017

Maggie Thompson reminds us of the importance of comics shops and how they came to be an integral part of the comics distribution system.

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Maggie’s World 055: It’s Pronounced ZEEN

Posted on Oct. 3, 2017

Maggie Thompson continues to write about "stuff," this time with a closer look at fanzines and their origins in the worlds of science fiction and comics.

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Maggie's World 054: Dealing with Stuff

Posted on Sep. 5, 2017

Maggie Thompson talks about STUFF. Call it a collection, or a "five-dumpster" house, it all comes down to one thing: Stuff.

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Maggie’s World 053: Serendipity

Posted on Aug. 1, 2017

Our regular bloggers return in August, starting with Maggie Thompson, who talks about her serendipitous trip to Comic-Con 2017!

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Maggie’s World 052: Abstracted

Posted on Jun. 6, 2017

Maggie Thompson talks about how, when it comes to comic art, "There’s no limit to how good the words can be or how inventive the pictures can be."

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Maggie’s World 051: Here’s How!

Posted on May. 2, 2017

Maggie Thompson talks about how comics are great at conveying information, clarifying a mood, and adding details to a description.

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Maggie’s World 050: Free

Posted on Apr. 4, 2017

Maggie Thompson gets us ready for Free Comic Book Day next month with a look back at free comics in the past.

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Maggie’s World 049: Influences

Posted on Mar. 7, 2017

Maggie Thompson writes about two of comics biggest influences: Jack Kirby and Will Eisner, both celebrating the centennials of their births this year!

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Maggie’s World 048: No, But I Read the Comic

Posted on Feb. 7, 2017

Maggie Thompson writes about the relationship between comic book lore and the movies and TV shows they inspire. You saw the movie, but did you read the comic?

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Maggie’s World 047: Food for Thought

Posted on Jan. 3, 2017

Maggie Thompson jumps into 2017 with a blog about everyone's daily obsession: FOOD! And, of course ... comics!

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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.