As a kid I loved comics and I loved Robin Hood. I had a toy boy and arrow and I played Robin Hood in the Orchard behind my house for hours. When I started reading comic books, it was only natural that I was drawn to the ‘hero archers’ of the comics world. For DC … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Hawkeye: Blindspot is a great comic for your reluctant reader
he was a good outlawe, And dyde pore men moch god. From a 14th Century Ballad “…puts a brilliant spin on the traditional tales of Robin Hood and Maid Marian.” School Library Journal on The Youngest Templar: Trail of Fate As we head to the end of summer, it is time to let the Outlaw … Continue reading The Death of Robin Hood & Robin Hood’s Lament
Hello Readers, I’m taking a break from our usual discussions of the Outlaw of Sherwood this week as I’m prepping to leave for San Diego Comic Con. Or as I like to refer to it: Heaven. I’ll be speaking on a panel on Sunday from 12 noon to 12:50 in room 24 ABC of the … Continue reading Not Exactly a Robin Hood Wednesday. Well Sort Of. Kinda. In a Way.
In summer time, when leaves grow green, When they doe grow both green and long, Of a bould outlaw, calld Robin Hood, It is of him I sing this song. When the lilly leafe and the elephant Doth bud and spring with a merry good cheere, This outlaw was weary of the wood-side, And chasing … Continue reading What do Comic Books Have to Say About the Robin Hood Legend?
O what have they done?’ said bold Robin Hood, I pray thee tell to me.’– It’s for slaying of the King’s fallow deer, Bearing their long bows with thee.’– ‘Dost thou not mind, old woman,’ he said, Since thou made me sup and dine? By the truth of my body,’quoth bold Robin Hood, ‘You could … Continue reading At the Movies with Robin Hood