This Week in Rejection!: DC Comics, ’80s Style!

My very first submission to DC Comics was way back in 1979 or 1980. I never received a formal rejection for that — perhaps DC didn’t take a story proposal written in #2 pencil on a sheet of torn-out spiral notebook paper seriously. Or maybe — just maybe — they’re still considering it.

Nah. [Read more…]

The Distaff I Hunt Killers

What if Jazz and Howie were girls, not guys? You probably haven’t been wondering that. Heck, I haven’t been wondering. But a grad student in upstate New York decided to go ahead and shoot a short film of part of the book, with herself and a friend playing female versions of Jazz and his buddy. [Read more…]

Yes, This Year I’ll Be in San Diego! – Updated 2x

(Updated: Complete panelist list and Signing Info.)

Y’know, every year around this time pretty much everyone I know asks me, “Are you going to Comic-Con?” And every year, I say, “No.”

Not this year, baby!

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Memory Monday: Naughty, Naughty Super-heroes

Believe it or not, this panel was enormously controversial when it first hit back in the halcyon days of my youth. Why? [Read more…]

Welcome to the New Barrylyga.com!

Hello, BLog readers and site-visitors!

Welcome to the new BarryLyga.com!

You know, I thought I was going to have a lot to say in this BLog post, but…I don’t! I think the new site pretty much speaks for itself. I think you’ll find it a lot easier to navigate and — best of all — to leave comments on posts, if you choose.

We’re still spackling a couple of holes and making sure the blinds pull down all the way, so please ignore those fellas in work boots who are mingling about — by the end of the weekend, the last of the little glitches should be handled and we should be at 100%.

Thanks for visiting — stick around for a while, won’t you?