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Continued After the Next Page #003: Comic Coincidence and Paul Gulacy

Continued After the Next Page #003: Comic Coincidence and Paul Gulacy

Comic books have been an important part of my life for over thirty-five years now. The things that I have read and seen in those pages affect things in my mind and outlook that most people might not expect. Large parts of my worldview have been shaped by the topics and interesting characters that I have been exposed to by reading comics. Often, I find that pieces of information in my mind come directly from knowledge gleaned from the pages of the fantastical stories that I read growing up. Weird things that make no sense. For example, whenever I hear the word “oblivion”, there is some small part of my mind that remembers that I first learned that word reading J.M. DeMatteis’ Iceman mini-series as a kid.  The villain in the story was called Oblivion, and it has stuck with me. These type of odd combinations of knowledge and memory happen all the time. As my friend David, from my Local Comic Shop, reminded me once, “Everything comes back to comics.”

I’d like to share a strange set of circumstances that combined to bring comics from the past right to the present day in an amazing moment of coincidence.  This event Continue reading “Continued After the Next Page #003: Comic Coincidence and Paul Gulacy”