And somebody will probably get their knickers in a twist because of the title of this article, too, thinking it disparages the blacklivesmatter movement. I was originally going to title this post bluelivesmatter, but then realized that this phrase coupled with a pound sign already exists, as part of the pro-police reactionary movement AGAINST the… Continue reading #mutantlivesmatter
So many potential topics to discuss this week. The new X-Men movie (A-, by the way), and how its successful but hardly robust performance at the weekend box office might offer a glimmer of hope for fans who want to see Disney and Fox reach some kind of agreement in regards to sharing the characters,… Continue reading The REBIRTH Reveal
I’m a little behind on this one, but I was out of town on that legendary first Saturday in May, I didn’t get to make it to the comic shop till just last week to pick up my stuff, including the FCBD offerings (my comic retailer of choice is located some thirty miles from my… Continue reading FREE COMIC BOOK DAY Offerings
A few years ago, I wrote and directed a play entitled THE AXE, a Horror/Comedy with a strong female lead and a heavy feminist bent. One of the nicest compliments I received afterwards was from an older lady who told me, “I can’t believe that was written by a MAN!” If it is possible, then,… Continue reading Harley Quinn is a Sex Symbol. Deal with it.
And here, brothers and sisters, is tangible proof, not that anyone should need any by this point, that you should never accept ANYthing you read on the Internet at face value. Anything can be spun in just the right way to make it say, or seem to say, whatever the “poster” wants it to say.… Continue reading Feel the Spin!
Let me be clear: I am not calling DC bigwig editor Eddie Berganza a pervert. I do not know the man and have never worked with him, nor do I know personally anyone else who has or does. I’ve never even met him. What I am reporting here is fact, namely that OTHER people have… Continue reading A Pervert in the DC Offices?
I’m started to get excited about Marvel Comics again. Finding the ALLNEW! ALL DIFFERENT! Version(s) of the Avengers lackluster compared to the epic, hell, downright TITANIC storyline concocted by Jonathan Hickman, which led up to the mega-event SECRET WARS and the creation of a new Marvel Universe, I stuck with stalwart offerings like INVINCIBLE IRON… Continue reading The Road to CIVIL WAR
Here is some news to get excited about. ROM is returning to the world of comics. That is, if you were a comic book-reading kid in the 80s, like I was, it’s a cause to get excited. ROM was a fixture in the Marvel Comics universe, running from December of 1979 (I remember buying that… Continue reading The Return of ROM!