Blogging History: Jack Kirby spreads; Sweet microbat love; GWB vs real journo

One year ago today

Jack Kirby double-spreads: Dozens and dozens of his double-page splashes from the 1970s, including sequences from 2001, the New Gods books, Kamandi, the Demon and more.

Five years ago today

Bats the size of your thumb: These two bats are, er, making love; each is about the size of a moth and weighs less than 5 grams.

Ten years ago today
President Bush accidentally allowed to be interviewed by a real journalist: The president complained five times during the course of the interview about the pointed nature of Coleman's questions and follow-ups – "Please, please, please, for a minute, OK?" the hapless Bush pleaded at one point, as he demanded his questioner go easy on him.