Praise The Lord And Pass The Popcorn

  Every few years biblical movies come along – I missed the great wave of postwar religious films like ‘The Robe’ although I saw and loved ‘Ben-Hur’. Chariots! Lepers! It was so much fun I forgot Jesus was in it. Then came John Huston’s ludicrous ‘The Bible – In The Beginning’, with a painfully literal […]

Superman Hits A Million

Action Comic No.1 originally cost 10 cents. That was in 1938. Now a rare pristine copy (one of 100 in existence) has sold for a million dollars to an undisclosed collector, creating a new world record. This is particularly annoying to me, as I used to have Spiderman issues 1 -100 in perfect condition when […]