Maggie Thompson tries to answer the tough question of how to introduce a non-comics reader to the comics world.
It's Will Eisner Week ... and Maggie Thompson writes about the master of comic art and his lasting influence and appeal to comics fans.
Maggie Thompson writes about the original Captain Marvel on the eve of the character's 75th anniversary.
Think you know your comics history? Maggie Thompson introduces us to a few unsung heroes of the comics!
Maggie Thompson talks about the art of producing comics on a regular schedule, and how creators adapted to that process.
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.
Considering a career in comics? Maggie Thompson offers some advice on where to start ...
Maggie Thompson looks back 100 years to the first group of comics creators and the age of everyone's Golden Age: 12.
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.
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!
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!
Maggie Thompson talks about the importance of maintaining your convention photos, including writing down who you photographed!
Maggie Thompson marks the 60th anniversary this month of a period in comics history that we'd all like to forget.
Maggie Thompson talks about the world of comics and female readers, reminding us that girls have always been "allowed" in comics.
Maggie Thompson reminds us that there's a whole wide world of comics--outside of the boundaries of the US--to enjoy.
Maggie Thompson rings in the New Year with a look back at 2013 and a look ahead at 2014 at our comics-filled lives.
Maggie Thompson shares her favorite holiday comics and her own comic book "tis the season" traditions!
Maggie Thompson returns with a fun column that takes a 1920s Photoplay Plot Encyclopedia and applies its "36 dramatic situations" to comics.
Maggie Thompson talks about the importance of the influences in our lives.
Maggie Thompson chronicles the joys of comics history research.
Maggie Thompson winds down from her whirlwind Comic-Con 2013 experience ... and helps you recover, too!
Maggie Thompson wraps up her Comic-Con 2013 experiences with a look at Sunday.
Maggie Thompson tells us all about her Saturday at Comic-Con!
Maggie Thompson tells us all about her Friday experiences at Comic-Con 2013, including the Eisner Awards!
Maggie Thompson tells us about her first day at Comic-Con 2013, from dawn to dusk!