Archive for: Robert Stanley Martin

All Quacked Up: Steve Gerber, Marvel Comics, and Howard the Duck

From the hatching to the lawsuit and beyond.

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The Howard the Duck Documents

Contracts, letters, legal briefs, etc.

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Running Hot and Mostly Cold on Blue Is the Warmest Color

The poetry of Julie Maroh’s graphic novel unfortunately gives way to clichéd melodrama.

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Jim Shooter–A Second Opinion, Part Two: Romper Room on Crystal Meth (installment 1)

Jim Shooter’s alleged villainy before becoming Marvel editor-in-chief.

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Audio: Pauline Kael on the Auteur Theory

A reading of the great film critic’s classic rebuttal.

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“I prefer him as a cartoonist”

A “Literary” responds to Eddie Campbell.

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Robert Stanley Martin on Jim Shooter and Moonshadow

Support for a worthwhile project

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