Vintage Obsession

Arthur Rackham illustrations to Wagner's THE RING OF THE NIBELUNG, Joe Sacco Palestine, Los Angeles, California. Fujifilm Neopan 1600 35mm BW film.
Los Angeles, Wilshire

Mankind are, in all ages, caught by the same baits: The same tricks, played over and over again, still trepan them. The heights of popularity and patriotism are still the beaten road to power and tyranny; flattery to treachery; standing armies to arbitrary government; and the glory of God to the temporal interest of the clergy.
David Hume, “Of Public Credit,” pt. ii, essay ix in: Essays Moral, Political and Literary (3d ed. 1754) in the Liberty Fund ed., p. 363.

Vintage Obsession

Crisis on Infinite Earths, The Gaylord, Mid-Wilshire District, Los Angeles, California. Fujifilm Neopan 1600 35 mm BW negative film.
Los Angeles, Wilshire

The DC Universe will never be the same!
Crisis on Infinite Earths

Change, real, permanent change, is on the way. Changes that will affect our top line of heroes. If you think even Superman is immune, you’re in for a big surprise. That’s a promise!
Marv Wolfman

That sounded more convincing in 1985.
Look at what they’ve done to Captain Marvel, again.