As you might notice from the menu above, I’ve removed the Writings and Artwork links. This is because I’ve built myself “real” portfolio of work which can be found HERE, or via the new Portfolio link in the menu.
Please take a look at let me know what you think. 🙂
In my latest article for Gemr.com I look at how one man, psychiatrist Frederic Wertham, almost destroyed the then booming comic book industry overnight.
While he didn’t quite manage to do that, many publishers had to close, hundreds of people lost their livelihoods and the effects were felt for decades afterwards.
It’s a fascinating, sad, somewhat scary story of a determined man with an idea and public hysteria. I hope you enjoy.
Read the full article at Gemr.com
I’ve had two articles appear on Gemr.com in recent days. Someone I managed to miss when the first was posted, but I received a notification of the second just a little while ago.
The first is titled Display Hacks for Collectors and looks at how you can use cheap, every day items to show off your collectibles.
The second, How to Start A Collection, discusses all the important points that you should take into consideration before taking the plunge into accumulating a hoard of goodies.
I hope you enjoy them both. 😀
Read Display Hacks for Collectors on Gemr.com
Read How to Start a Collection on Gemr.com
My new article for Gemr went up recently, looking at the various people of the Marvel Universe who have become the Ghost Rider throughout the characters 52 year history.
In the article I cover six Ghost Riders, but in actual fact there are more. I chose the six featured in the article because they are either the main-line Riders, or I find them particularly interesting.
Unexpectedly, the folks at Gemr asked me to up my contributions from two articles a month to three, starting this month. Guess they must like what I’m doing, which I awesome!
In the meantime, I hope you enjoy this article on Ghost Rider.
Read the full article over at Gemr.com
My latest article for Gemr.com looks at a question that many comic fans have asked before; is it better to buy single issue comics or wait for the collected edition? It’s a question I’ve mentioned a little previously here on Collectorized and one that I really think deserves to be discussed more, especially as people’s relationship with comics and how they want to consume them changes.
It’s also probably my longest article to date, so that’s cool. Please, head over and have a read. 😀
Read the full article on Gemr.com‘s blog
My latest article for Gemr.com is all about my favorite Marvel hero, Doctor Strange. The article focuses on the various costumes the good Doctor has had over the years and the reasons behind the changes, be they for story or editorial reasons.
Continue reading “Gemr – The Many Guises of Doctor Strange”
My latest article for Gemr.com looks at the history of the longest running collectable card game in the world, Magic: The Gathering.
Continue reading “Gemr Article – The History of Magic: The Gathering”
I absolutally loved Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse. I’d even go so far as it say it’s the best Spider-Man film yet! It worked on so many diffirent levels and introduced cinema goers to some more great Marvel characters. Given the success of the Spider-Verse film it seems pretty certain a sequle is on the way.
Continue reading “Gemr – 5 Characters We Want to See in Spider-Verse 2”
I’ve been a little late in posting this, but I’ve had two more articles recently appear on Gemr.com.
The first is a look at grading and valuing your collection with a few tips to get you started, which you can read HERE. This one was a lot of fun to write as I was able to take from my own experiance of doing just this sort of thing.
Continue reading “Two New Gemr.com Articles!”
I didn’t do too well with my plans of posting a monthly wrap-up, so I thought that maybe I’d try something a little more manageable; a wrap up of the year that was.
2018 was quite a year for me personally. My wife and I moved from one city to another, I finally made the decision to get out of teaching and into another profession which, after roughly five months of very little work, happened. And I’m so much happier because of it. Oh, and I started getting paid to write articles on geeky stuff for Gemr.com. Awesome!
Continue reading “2018 Wrap Up”