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!)
Maggie’s World 072: Treats
Maggie's World 071: Gag Cartoons
Maggie Thompson talks about gag cartoons, those one-panel wonders in newspapers and magazines that (hopefully) make ua laugh each time we read one.
Maggie’s World 070: 4
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.
Maggie’s World 069: Age
Maggie Thompson looks at the ages of some comic creators and how old they were when they created some of their most memorable characters.
Maggie’s World 068: Covers
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)
Maggie’s World 067: Words
Maggie Thompson jumps into 2019 with her first post of the year, all about WORDS in comics.
Maggie’s World 066: Classics
Maggie Thompson reminds us that gift-giving season is almost here, and why you should consider comics as the perfect holiday present this year!
Maggie’s World 065: Obsession
Maggie Thompson discusses the obsessive aspects of collecting.
Maggie’s World 064: It Begins
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!
Maggie’s World 063: Plans
Maggie Thompson recaps some of the magic moments from her visit to Comic-Con 2018.
Maggie’s World 062: Fans Become Pros with Superman
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.
Maggie’s World 061: Funny Animals
Maggie Thompson talks about a one-time comics staple that is sadly missing from today's books: Funny Animals!
Maggie’s World 060: Remember Mopee?
Maggie Thompson starts off the month famous for April Fools with the tale of Mopees and how some comics stories are ... different ... than others.
Maggie's World 059: Licensed to Thrill
Maggie Thompson talks about licensed comics and the fine art of cross-promotion.
Maggie's World 058: Done in One
Maggie Thompson talks about an increasingly rare comics storytelling format, "Done In One," where a comics story is complete in one issue.
Maggie’s World 057: Take Another Look
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.
Maggie’s World 056: Shopping for Comics
Maggie Thompson reminds us of the importance of comics shops and how they came to be an integral part of the comics distribution system.
Maggie’s World 055: It’s Pronounced ZEEN
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.
Maggie's World 054: Dealing with Stuff
Maggie Thompson talks about STUFF. Call it a collection, or a "five-dumpster" house, it all comes down to one thing: Stuff.
Maggie’s World 053: Serendipity
Our regular bloggers return in August, starting with Maggie Thompson, who talks about her serendipitous trip to Comic-Con 2017!
Maggie’s World 052: Abstracted
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."
Maggie’s World 051: Here’s How!
Maggie Thompson talks about how comics are great at conveying information, clarifying a mood, and adding details to a description.
Maggie’s World 050: Free
Maggie Thompson gets us ready for Free Comic Book Day next month with a look back at free comics in the past.
Maggie’s World 049: Influences
Maggie Thompson writes about two of comics biggest influences: Jack Kirby and Will Eisner, both celebrating the centennials of their births this year!
Maggie’s World 048: No, But I Read the Comic
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?