This Week in Rejection!: Weird Tales

Not my first rejection from the fine publication Weird Tales, and not my last, either.

Interestingly enough, the story rejected here — “When I Die” — went on to win a horror writing award, and you can actually read the story over on Make with the clicky, if you’re interested.

Memory Monday – Why No One Hangs Out with Batman

Why is that the other super-heroes don’t like to hang out with Batman? Is it his dark, standoffish demeanor? His deep-seated childhood pain? Perhaps there are…personal hygiene issues?

Nah. It’s just that the dude is a straight up killjoy:


Batman - Killjoy

(From DC Challenge #12, October 1986. Written by Mark Evanier and Marv Wolfman. Art by Tom Mandrake.)