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Millireview: Grant Morrison/Frank Quitely – Pax Americana

I’ll let Mr Morrison be after this, I promise, but I just wanted to get a few things off my chest. This comic is so heavy with  references to 1986’s seminal game-changing Watchmen that it’s hard to see anything else

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Femtoreview: Grant Morrison – Supergods: Our World in the Age of the Superhero

When I read Kirby’s tales of shining contemporary gods walking the streets of Manhattan, I can even see beyond the Beats to Ginsberg’s solar sunflower muse, William Blake, whose titanic primal figures Orc and Urthona are given new dress as

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Happy Birthday to YOU (again)!

Another year ticks over and it’s once again time for a birthday ebook sale. Last year I offered a 50% discount on my ebook poetry collection and novel for 41 hours, but this year I’m going one better (and by

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Posted in crappin' on about the inconsequential, man bites dog, Not Quite the Man for the Job, the reason why I am doing this

In Which I Express Some Opinions About Doctor Who

I’ve been doing a bit of Doctor-Who-related stuff of late, as part of the celebrations around the 50th anniversary of the show. Last night I hosted Night of the Doctor at Castlemaine library, a kind of talk show/showcase event that

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Chipping In Late on Plagiarism in Poetry

Speaking of coming to things late: I know it’s two-month-old news and thus completely forgotten and assumed to be done and dusted, but I wanted to chip in quickly with some random thoughts on the recent poetry plagiarism “scandal”, which

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Published (sort of) : “Writing meanness like flourish”

This is very late, but I just a couple days ago I came across a poem of mine that was published back in 2008 as part of a 3,785-page, 3,164-poet anthology called Issue 1. Except when I say “poem of

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“I Hate Correcting Somebody, But Someone Has To.”

I got an email from John Tranter about my latest “Why Do You Write Poetry?” post on The Blue Corner. From: John Tranter To: me Subject: Innumerate… and what it means. Dear Adam, I hate correcting somebody, but someone has

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