August 2 in Sci-Fi History: Kevin Smith Turns 47

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Aug 2, 2017

He's a comic book writer, he's a filmmaker, and he owns a pretty kick-ass comic book store in New Jersey.

Today Kevin Smith turns 47.

In addition to having written some Batman comic books, some Green Hornet stuff, and a ton of original comics, Smith also gave us the movie Dogma:

Also, the little-seen but much-hyped Tusk:

Smith spoke very sweetly of Stan Lee at last month's hand/feet/concrete ceremony in Hollywood. Smith famously wears giant sports jerseys to every event for reasons that are personal and make sense to him. He also runs a pretty great YouTube channel that will definitely be relevant to your interests.

Tomorrow: Reboots. Robots.