Just for fun, I translated an old 1950s Filipino comic book story: The origin of the superhero Darna. Created by Mars Ravelo, drawn by Nestor Redondo. Mostly so I could read it, myself.

Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it. Commonly attributed to The Talmud. Attributed here to Annesley William Strea...

Golden Age Comics meets Old Time Radio! Here’s a story from a 1953 comic book I adapted into a Mysterious Traveler radio script: The Vengeance of Mark Denton

📽️ Had myself a Jimmy Sangster mini film fest: not Hammer gothics but suspense thrillers (two by Hammer). One was Scream of Fear (1961), a movie that doesn’t get nearly enough love, IMHO.

📚 “The Eternal Stooge” is a devil’s bargain tale (text, not graphic art) that I found in a remaindered collection1 of Pre-Code horror comics. Most prose tales in comic books are pretty forgettable, but this one was cute, so I transcribed it. The frustrated straight-man to a ...