The 13th Floor

Real Life Scares 

Nine of the Most Terrifying Mental Health Practices Through the Ages

While the stigma associated with mental disorders certainly still remains to this day, if we look back to the “bad old days” it’s clear that things have come a long way for the better. Since time immemorial, mental illness has been given a myriad of names, ranging from lunacy (based on the hypothesis that people’s insanity […]

Comic Books 

DC Comics Is Born Again (Again) With REBIRTH

In 1985, during DC Comics’ 50th Anniversary, the company released a mini-series titled CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS. In it, DC took their multiverse, which consisted of countless Earths with various differences, and chopped it all down to a single Earth in a single universe. The plan was to clean up 50 years of continuity problems, […]

Comic Books 

SUPERMAN Is Dead. Long Live SUPERMAN!

In 1992, DC Comics found itself in a bit of a pickle; they had planned to celebrate the 75th issue of SUPERMAN with a wedding between Clark Kent and Lois Lane, but because of the hit TV series LOIS & CLARK: THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN playing the Sam and Diane game with the two intrepid […]