Considering a career in comics? Maggie Thompson offers some advice on where to start ...
Maggie’s World 022: Comics Careers
Maggie's World 021: Timing
Maggie Thompson looks back 100 years to the first group of comics creators and the age of everyone's Golden Age: 12.
Maggie's World 020: Do It!
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’s World 019: Comics Obsessives, Rejoice!
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's World 018: Spread the Word!
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’s World 017: Organizing Memories
Maggie Thompson talks about the importance of maintaining your convention photos, including writing down who you photographed!
Maggie's World 016: From National Disgrace to National Treasure
Maggie Thompson marks the 60th anniversary this month of a period in comics history that we'd all like to forget.
Maggie's World 015: Girls Allowed
Maggie Thompson talks about the world of comics and female readers, reminding us that girls have always been "allowed" in comics.
Maggie's World 014: Exploring the Comics World
Maggie Thompson reminds us that there's a whole wide world of comics--outside of the boundaries of the US--to enjoy.
Maggie's World 013: New Year: Past and Future
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's World 012: It's a Gift!
Maggie Thompson shares her favorite holiday comics and her own comic book "tis the season" traditions!
Maggie’s World 011: It’s a Plot!
Maggie Thompson returns with a fun column that takes a 1920s Photoplay Plot Encyclopedia and applies its "36 dramatic situations" to comics.
Maggie's World 010: Under the Influence
Maggie Thompson talks about the importance of the influences in our lives.
Maggie's World 009: Research, Obsession, and Obsessive Research
Maggie Thompson chronicles the joys of comics history research.
Maggie's World 008: Savoring the Aftermath
Maggie Thompson winds down from her whirlwind Comic-Con 2013 experience ... and helps you recover, too!
Maggie Thompson's Comic-Con Diary: The Final Day
Maggie Thompson wraps up her Comic-Con 2013 experiences with a look at Sunday.
Maggie Thompson's Comic-Con 2013 Diary, Day Four!
Maggie Thompson tells us all about her Saturday at Comic-Con!
Maggie Thompson's Comic-Con Diary, Day Three!
Maggie Thompson tells us all about her Friday experiences at Comic-Con 2013, including the Eisner Awards!
Maggie Thompson's Comic-Con 2013 Diary, Day Two!
Maggie Thompson tells us about her first day at Comic-Con 2013, from dawn to dusk!
Maggie Thompson's Comic-Con 2013 Diary, Day One!
Maggie Thompson begins her daily Comic-Con 2013 diary with a look at her experiences at Preview Night!
Maggie's World 007: Avoid Hyperventilating!
Maggie Thompson returns with some sound advice from a seasoned Comic-Con-goer to help you enjoy your 2013 visit!
Maggie's World 006: Fanning Yourself
Maggie Thompson offers tips on how to be a fan and maximize your convention experience.
Maggie’s World 005: You Have an Indexed Collection. Now What?
Maggie Thompson continues her discussion on dealing with your collection, including the three "Bs": Bagging, Boarding, and Boxing.
Maggie's World 004: Accumulating and Collecting
Maggie Thompson explores the finer points of keeping track of your collection, including how to keep lists of what you have and how to store it.
Maggie's World 003: Plus You Get . . .
Toucan contributor Maggie Thompson tells us about her own WonderCon memories--and some advice for attending this year's event in Anaheim, March 29-31.