comic books

September 17, 2012

Virginia Nelson: Comic Book Hypnotism

First off, I want to thank Heather for having me on the blog to talk about comic book characters.  I mean, what a cool topic, right??? There have been many cases of hypnotists throughout comic book history.  From the Mad Hatter who had the ability to just put a hat on and control you—as the mother of teens, I would kill for one of those hats—to the Enchantress who used her powers to molest Thor—hello, Thorgasm—the idea that someone could pick your brain and make you do things you didn’t want to has fascinated far more creative folks than me. […]
June 29, 2009

Passionate Love Stories

What are the ingredients necessary for a passionate love story? A tragic hero who carries the weight of the world on his shoulder? A heroine strong enough to bear the burden? Intelligence? Wit? Charm? What about the ability to meet the other on a level playing field? They can come from different worlds, different social strata — even completely different cultures if they can cross bridges with one aspect of their relationship? This week the Daily Dose is going to focus on passionate love stories in literature — all forms from comics to chick lit to supernatural and paranormal romance […]