Year: 2015

“Hey, Steve, 2015 is almost over. We haven’t seen a lot of stuff coming out with your name on it lately. What have you been up to this year?” I’m glad you asked! This was primarily the Year of the …

2015 Writing Review Read More »

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The first and only issue of D’Arc Tangent was published in 1983. It is one of my favorite independent comics, and I find it sad that this excellent limited-run series was never completed, or that very few comics fans have …

IN APPRECIATION OF “D’ARC TANGENT” Read More »

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  Big surprise: I am huge Dracula fan. Earlier this year, Caliber Comics collected the adaptations of Bram Stoker’s novel and excised chapter, “Dracula’s Guest,” that I originally wrote for Malibu Graphics into a graphic novel for the first time. To help …

DRACULA – A Few Thoughts on the Current State of Bram Stoker’s Vampire-King Read More »

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VANGUARD IS AVAILABLE IN MY GRAPHIC NOVEL ANTHOLOGY HEROES & HORRORS AND A STANDALONE KINDLE COMIC! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT THE KINDLE COMIC AND ORDER A COPY! In May 2015, Caliber Comics released a new graphic novel compiling all the published …

Nightlinger and Vanguard Read More »

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Just a quick note to wish everyone a very happy and safe Hallowe’en!

LITTLE DRAGON IS AVAILABLE IN MY GRAPHIC NOVEL ANTHOLOGY HEROES & HORRORS! CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ABOUT IT AND ORDER A COPY! Any writer submitting pitches and proposals to publishers is going to stockpile anecdotes along with rejection letters. An excellent …

“LITTLE DRAGON,” OR “THEY LOVE ME … THEY LOVE ME NOT … “ Read More »

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This excerpt is adapted from my book The Clive Cussler Adventures: A Critical Review, published by McFarland Books in 2014.   Clive Cussler’s most famous novel, Raise the Titanic! is a landmark of late 20th Century adventure literature and one of the …

“Raise the Titanic!” — The Newspaper Strip Read More »

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Creature Features have gone the way of the drive-in theater. Not dead, but not as prevalent they once were. These paeans to classic, not-so classic, campy, so-bad-it’s-good, and just plain trashy monster movies were often locally produced and broadcast on …

The Acri Creature Feature and Dr. San Guinary Read More »

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A campaign against H. P. Lovecraft took advantage of his 125th birthday on August 20th to rear its head again, and it ticked me off, so I’m going to vent. This campaign stems from Lovecraft’s racism, and there’s no two …

In Defence of Dagon’s Author Read More »

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