Hosted by Hugh Dillon, star of Flashpoint, INK: Alter Egos Exposed is a smart and stylish 10-part documentary series that explores the art, genres and deeper themes of comic books and graphics novels. Produced by Summerhill Entertainment for IFC Canada, it also aired on Sky Arts in the UK and is negotiating distribution in other territories.
INK draws on a spectacular range of interviews, including legends Stan Lee, Grant Morrison and John Byrne, and innovators Jaime Hernandez (Love and Rockets), Joe Sacco (Safe Area Goražde), Mike Mignola (Hellboy) and Darwyn Cooke (New Frontier).
Meanwhile... INK digs into themes from simple "Heroes" and "Villains" to "Death and Resurrection" as a story device and how "Gender and Relationships" play out in what was once just a kid's medium.
And there's much, much more. Devoted fanboy or casual reader, you have to get INK-ed.
You can read more about this award winning series by going HERE. Really worth your time if you are any fan of the genre.
I forever stand vigilant to protect this planet from the myriad of forces that are always against us. Be it the octopus, zombies, aliens or the robots my team of human agents, and our feline allies, circle the globe in a never ending struggle for human freedom.
I learn all I can on every subject that interests me. I especially enjoy ancient history because in the past there are valuable lessons to be found. Also, if I ever get my time machine to work properly, it would be good to know a bit about possible destinations and what to expect when I get there.
I greatly appreciate beautiful design. Be it manufactured or found naturally I am fascinated by the process of invention. I am attracted to the unique, the strange, the haunted. I like to share what I find on this blog.
And not let us forget the 'Cephalopod Menace' who, if allowed to, would wrap their tentacles around all that is good and pure in this life and crush it until it remained no more. They are creatures of pure spite. Hate is all they know. Death is all they do. They are our most ruthless and determined enemy.
So we fight. Selena has the celebrity contacts, the cat is ruthless and without pity, Roosevelt's ghost has the experience and I do the wetwork.
Fighting for the future of the planet doesn't have to be a chore, however. We can take the time to appreciate all that is cool in this world even as we cut the octopus into bite sized chunks.
This is the reason there has always been and must forever be, a Cave of Cool. Be sure to wipe your feet before you enter.