COMICS

Once thought of as funny books for children, comic books are both high-art and literature in their own right. We dive deep into the history, latest news, and analysis of this fantastic medium.

COMICSMarvelReviews
Eve Ewing and Kim Jacinto Successfully Outlawed All Teenage Superheroes

For as long as comics existed, teenage superheroes were part of that world. Robin wasn’t even a teenager yet when Batman decided he was ready to be a sidekick. Then there was Spider-Man, a kid […]

March 19, 2020
DCTV Shows
Final Legends of Tomorrow Episode for Brandon Routh Was a Metatextual Masterpiece

The final episode of Legends of Tomorrow original cast member Brandon Routh, and his real-life wife Courtney Ford, was mostly perfect. It combined the silliness of this show with some really heartfelt moments. (The gang […]

March 18, 2020
DCTV Shows
Production Assistant on Batwoman Paralyzed in Accident, Community Raises Funds

With production shutting down along with the rest of the world due to the coronavirus outbreak, folks are out of work and in need. Yet, for one production assistant on Batwoman, she faces this not […]

March 17, 2020
COMICSDCFeaturedReviews
Marieke Nijkamp Beautifully Redefines Barbara Gordon in The Oracle Code

In their effort to appeal to younger readers—especially teenage girls—DC started a new line of graphic novels under the imprint DC INK. The first of these, Teen Titans: Raven by Kami Garcia, was an excellent […]

March 17, 2020
COMICSDC
Superman Vs the KKK Radio Podcast is Coming!

One of the best comics produced in the last few decades is easily Gene Yang’s Superman Smashes the Klan. The graphic novel series is an updated version of the original radio program. Another great book? Richard […]

March 16, 2020
COMICSMarvel
Women’s History Month Graphic Novel Spotlight: Ms Marvel, By G Willow Wilson

When Ms Marvel #1 introduced the world to Kamala Khan back in 2013, not only did the series become a runaway success, but the name G Willow Wilson quickly became one of the most recognized […]

March 15, 2020
COMICSDark Horse
Count Crowley Comic Series Review

When I was a kid, I loved creature features. Whether it was Elvira, USA’s Up All Night, or something a little more local, these shows had me transfixed. So the set-up for David Dastmalchian’s Count […]

March 15, 2020
MoviesReviewsValiant Entertainment
Bloodshot Is a Valiant Effort to Launch a Cinematic Universe and a Fun Film: Review

While many movies are being delayed because of coronavirus concerns, Bloodshot still opened in theaters. The new movie starring Vin Diesel did earn a low Rotten Tomatoes score from critics who got advanced screenings. However, […]

March 14, 2020
COMICSMarvel
In Cable #1, Gerry Duggan and Phil Noto Establish “Kid Cable” as the Boy Who Would Become “Old Man Cable”

Nathan Dayspring Askani’ son Summers has one of the most convoluted histories in the Marvel Universe. He debuted in New Mutants, then led the mutant militia team X-Force…then turned out to be the son of […]

March 14, 2020
DCReviewsTV Shows
Legends of Tomorrow Uses Mister Rogers Episode to Work on Peaceful Conflict Resolution

Equal parts ridiculous and dramatic, Legends of Tomorrow is the purest comic book show on television. No other series so perfectly captures the emotional weight and pure absurdity that the comic book medium allows for. […]

March 12, 2020