Backmasking Reference in Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

After watching The L Magazine’s The Evolution of the Modern Blockbuster Movie (via) I got thinking that I had never actually read the famous Batman – The Dark Knight Returns comic series (wikipedia entry) from 1986 that was used as a rough basis for Tim Burton’s Batman (1989). I remember hearing about Frank Miller’s, soon […]

Mickey Mouse’s Suicide Attempts

A recently discovered old comic strip set from the 1930’s shows Mickey Mouse repeatedly attempting to end his own life when it appears Minnie has fallen for another mouse. Update: Barnacle Press has removed the comics, here’s their explanation: “Mickey Mouse is gone because, even though those strips were terrific, in the Public Domain, and […]