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Robert Greenberger

Robert Greenberger is best known to comics fans as the editor of Who's Who In The DC Universe, Suicide Squad, and Doom Patrol. He's written and edited several Star Trek novels and is the author of The Essential Batman Encyclopedia. He's known for his work as an editor for Comics Scene, Starlog, and Weekly World News, as well as holding executive positions at both Marvel Comics and DC Comics.

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5 Responses

  1. Mike says:

    Where the heck is Saxondale?!

  2. Russ Rogers says:

    "A single arrow, that's our salvation." Now we know what those words mean.I like this episode. It's filled with character. Here's a scene that I would like to see! I wanted Marion to borrow Little John's staff and smash the wine barrels. She could say, "I just want to make sure Robin of Loxley has no reason to get off the wagon!" (But that's just me. I'm a punny guy.)Here's another scene I want to see: I want Robin to pick up Tuck's arrow and immediately take out his knife to shave it. Tuck gets apoplectic, screaming, "You can't whittle at THAT! That is a HOLY relic!"To which Robin says, "I don't know anything about Holy Relics, but at one time I was England's finest bowman, and I can tell you this arrow is out of balance and not quite straight. Do you want to preserve a relic or hit a target?"As long as I'm kibitzing with lines. I would like Robin to comment that the fletching on the arrow is excellent and that he's never seen feathers like them on any arrow. And Tuck explains that the feather is from the Angel Gabriel, saved by Mary after Christ's Annunciation.The head of the arrow could have been made from one of the silver pieces paid to Judas or some other more interesting relic.I'm writing ahead of the story. And I hope I'm not playing SPOILER. But this is a nice premise. Good characterization, exciting action and we seem headed toward one HELL of a climax! I'm enthused. Rock on!

  3. jeduffey says:

    Not so much a comment as a question. I have a friend in the forces over seas. He likes comics. I think he'd rather have a flash drive of online stuff than carry around a stack of paper. Is it possible to download the available episodes of Demons of Sherwood?

    • Russ Rogers says:

      The comics pages on ComicMix are set up as .jpg files. This is a standard graphics format and can be opened by any number of applications. So you could open up Demons of Sherwood and right click on each page and then save each one to a file on a flash drive. There are a few problems here. Technically you may be breaking the law. The comics here have copyrights. I think that if you are making a single copy to share with a serviceman who doesn't otherwise have access to the Internet … that may fall into some kind of "fair use" category. Or the "we support our troops" category. I would just include with whatever files you might save documentation. Making sure you give credit to the creators and ComicMix and links back to this site.Here is problem #2. Not only will it be a pain in the tuchus to save each page as a separate .jpg file, but you will still need a convenient reader to open them and page through them. The comics reader on ComicMix is really slick. It's small and intuitive and it stitches double pages together. This isn't as big a deal with "Demons of Sherwood." Bo Hampton doesn't do a lot of double page spreads. Mike Grell's, "Jon Sable: Ashes of Eden" (also here on ComicMix and I highly recommend it) would be unreadable and incomprehensible without being able to see the double page spreads.Alternately, you can try to open each issue of "Demons of Sherwood" and save each one as a Webpage, complete. (A .htm or .html file) This makes things easier than trying to copy each page of the comic as a separate .jpg file. You will only have to copy 21 files up to this point (the number of issues), instead of 124 (the number of pages). Then, in theory, your buddy could open the files with whatever web browser is on his computer. This is probably the easier and better option because you also be copying the copyright notices, credits, ComicMix logo and links and other stuff on the page. What doesn't seem to get copied are the sponsored links and some of the Comics Reader, graphics. I'm not sure if the "ComicMix Comics Reader" will load this way or not. Copying the entire web page, you probably run into less moral and legal hurdles too, since you are attempting to make a direct copy of the ComicMix experience.This may require a bit of experimentation on your part. Copy the files to a flash drive and see how they open on a computer that's not connected to the Internet.I would suggest that for whatever comics from ComicMix you copy and send overseas, you purchase a TPB copy when that comes out. That way, when your friend returns home, you can give him a bound copy of the book you shared with them while they were away. A cool welcome home gift! Hopefully it won't take years before we see paper back version of Demons of Sherwood.Hopefully it won't take years before your friend comes back from overseas.

      • jeduffey says:

        Thanks for the info. While I could have slogged my way through both of those solutions, I do appreciate the effort and comments.