Site History 2007
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December 14, 2007:
Added to site, entry #998-1009: Dick Danger
from Werner Wejp-Olsen's series Inspector Danger's Crime-Quiz
, and Blue
, Orson/Power Pig
, and Wade
from Jim Davis's series U.S. Acres
Most excellent. The 1000th
December 2, 2007:
Added to site, entry #995-997: Iznogoud
, Dilat Larath
, and Haroun El Poussah
from René Goscinny and Jean Tabary's series Iznogoud
November 25, 2007:
Added to site, entry #989-994: Momsemor
from Werner Wejp-Olsen's series Momsemor
November 11, 2007:
Added to site, entry #981-988: Eek
, Wendy Elizabeth
, J.B./Johnny Braincloud
, and Sharky
from Eek! The Cat
November 10, 2007:
Added to site, entry #976-980: Hultrasson
, and Jivatijivatipa
from Marcel Remacle and Marcel Denis' series Hultrasson le Viking
One of the first comics I read as a kid, apart from Donald Duck, was Splint & Co (Spirou et Fantasio) and Viktor Viking (Hultrasson). My friend Jan Smed had borrowed them at the library... or rather his mother had... we were only 5 or 6 years old at the time... and I remember reading them at his house. Rereading Viktor Viking for making the articles on Hultrasson after all these years has been a real blast.
November 4, 2007:
Added to site, entry #975: Hamlet
, William Shakespeare's Prince of Denmark.
October 28, 2007:
Added to site, entry #970-974: Herbert Garrison/Janet Garrison/Mr. Hand
, Jimbo Kern
, and Mr. Mackey
from South Park
October 18, 2007:
Added to site, entry #969: The Conductor
, Helge Hall's conductor on the cable car Nullerten
October 14, 2007:
Added to site, entry #968: Suzy
, Sergio Salma and Carine de Brab's young girl.
October 12, 2007:
Added to site, entry #967: Le Petit Rigolo
by Sergio Salma.
October 8, 2007:
Added to site, entry #963-966: Jonathan Livingston Seagull
by Richard Bach and Natacha
, and Turbo
from François Walthéry and Gos' series Natacha
October 7, 2007:
Added to site, entry #956-962: Shy Stevens/ChiSai
, Hope Stevens
, Jeno Jacobs
, Richard Andrews
, and Gertrude Wilson
from Approbation Comics.
September 17, 2007:
Continuing the translations, I've made a Danish version of the index page, with only the pages that has been translated.
September 4, 2007:
Added to site, entry #950-955: Foster McClane/Flashpoint
, Karl Hansen/Sunburst
, and Maya Royko/Nautika
August 26, 2007:
Added to site, entry #940-949: Popeye
, Poopdeck Pappy
, The Sea Hag
, and J. Wellington Wimpy/Wimpy
by Elzie Crisler Segar and Lauren Pennington/Fahrenheit
and Michael Cray/Deathblow
August 13, 2007:
Just passed visitor no. 1 million on the site.
July 10, 2007:
Added to site, entry #928-939: Pre-crisis versions of Tinya Wazzo/Phantom Girl
, Charles Foster Taine/Bouncing Boy
, Drake Burroughs/Erg-1/Wildfire
, Lana Lang/Insect Queen
, and Reep Daggle/Chameleon Boy/Chameleon
from DC Comics.
July 9, 2007:
Added to site, entry #914-927: Pre-crisis versions of Andrew Nolan/Ferro Lad
, Ayla Ranzz/Lightning Lass/Light Lass
, Brin Londo/Lone Wolf/Timber Wolf/Furball
, Brek Bannin/Polar Boy
, and Condo Arlik/Chemical King
from DC Comics.
July 1, 2007:
Added to site, entry #911-913: Ferd'nand
, Mrs. Ferd'nand
, and Ferd'nand Jr.
by Mik (Henning Dahl Mikkelsen).
June 24, 2007:
Added to site, entry #907-910: Pieter Anton Cross/Midnight Doctor/Doctor Mid-Nite
and Red Arrow
from DC Comics.
June 21, 2007:
Added to site, entry #905-906: Isabella Fermi/Diva
The second StormWatch operative with that name from WildStorm/DC Comics.
May 30, 2007:
Added to site, entry #904: Oswald the Lucky Rabbit
, Walt Disney's original rascal. The bio is not nearly done, but some people might enjoy my art while I write the text.
May 20, 2007:
Added to site, entry #901-903: Lullubelle/Esmeralda
by Jørgen Mogensen and Rasmus Dyrepasser
by Holger Philipsen.
May 10, 2007:
Added to site, entry #878-900: John Doran
, Mitchell Saunders/Cannon
, Dino Manolis/The Machinist
, Elizabeth Rowan/Black Betty
, Wanda Durst/Gorgeous
, Liam Mendoza/Paris
, Mordecai Shaw/The Monstrosity
, Jackson King/Battalion/Weatherman/King One
, Nikolas Kamarov/Winter
, Toshiro Misawa/Fuji
, and Nigel Keane/Hellstrike
from Image/WildStorm/DC Comics.
May 6, 2007:
In the last many months I've spent a lot of time translating some of my articles. It's about as much fun as having root canal work without anesthesia, and for the life of me, I can't figure out why anyone would do this for a living. Then again, how many people like working in a lab? Heh... Anyway... It has seriously slowed down the generation of new articles. I've also started scanning and translating some comic strips to go with the biographies. It occurred to me to be a good idea with some examples to demonstrate how the character works. Just 2-3 strips per bio, depending on the size, to demonstrate what it's all about and still be within the laws of fair use. The reactions so far have been positive, but if it's actually a good idea remains to be seen.
I just bought the first Legion of Super-Heroes Showcase. Really nice to read those old stories. The Legion is one of the comics I remember reading in the Danish Superboy comics back in the seventies, and I have quite a lot of the US comics from the eighties. With the change after the Crisis, the clones from the nineties and the reboot not so long ago, the Legion is a real mess to keep track of, so I thought I'd start some biographies on these characters, and flesh them out as I go along. This also fills out a lot of the blanks in my knowledge.
Added to site, entry #858-877: Rokk Krinn/Cosmic Boy
, Imra Ardeen/Imra Ardeen Ranzz/Saturn Girl
, Garth Ranzz/Lightning Boy/Lightning Lad
, Dirk Morgna/Sun Boy
, Gim Allon/Colossal Boy
, Lyle Norg/Invisible Kid
, Jacques Foccart/Invisible Kid
, Jo Nah/Ultra Boy
, and Querl Dox/Brainiac 5
from DC Comic's pre-crisis Legion of Super-Heroes
April 28, 2007:
Added to site, entry #856-857: Kahuna
, from Jim Toomey's Sherman's Lagoon
, and Otto
, Anders Brønserud's lonely palindrome.
March 11, 2007:
Added to site, entry #854-855: La Linea/Agostino Lagostina
, Osvaldo Cavandoli's cartoon character. Something made me remember these old cartoons from my childhood, and I found a couple of places where I could see some of them again. Hilarious stuff, so I made a small article.
February 28, 2007:
Added to site, entry #848-853: Zarej/Pagan
and Ray Bailey/Undertow
from Image/WildStorm and Colonel Potterby
from Chic Young's series Colonel Potterby and the Duchess
February 11, 2007:
I've launched what I affectionally call The WeirdSpace Initiative
. Basically it's a chance for all creators and publishers to get their characters displayed on my site. I would like to display as much diversity as possible but I don't have enough time, and there is a lot of really cool stuff out there from the small publishers and web comics that deserves some attention. The first to respond to the offer was Bart A. Thompson from Approbation Comics, so that's where I'm starting.
Added to site, entry #845-847: Paige Patton
, Jamie Schaffer
, Brittany Miller
from Approbation Comics.
January 2, 2007:
Added to site, entry #844: Frère Boudin
by Greg and Claude Marin.