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(This post comes with a trigger warning for mentions of depression, suicide and mental illnesses.) “It’s so clear you cannot help. And when you leave, and everyone always leaves, I will be left once more with an empty heart and … Continue reading
As a Kickstarter backer, I was very excited to finally get my hands on the new Double Fine adventure game, Broken Age. In this game, players can switch between two protagonists as they go through their own (initially disconnected) stories. … Continue reading
Captain James T. Kirk of the United Starship (U.S.S.) Enterprise has long represented heroism, steadfast determination, and honor. In the recent reboot of Star Trek’s original series, Kirk captains the Enterprise and its crew for a whole new audience. I’ve … Continue reading
I know that it may be hard to believe for some of you but FOX is doing something right with this whole supernatural TV show thing by bringing us Sleepy Hollow. (I know it’s only been a few episodes.) I’ve … Continue reading
Gaming culture is going through some awkward growing pains right now. It’s disappointing that we had to drag it out from under the covers and push it out the door for it to happen, but subcultures are nothing if not … Continue reading
I have a Netflix weakness. I have this strange ability to consume entire seasons and even full series within a few days (insomnia has its perks). My most recent obsession, King of the Hill, has resulted in my adoration for … Continue reading
I wrote fan fiction before I even knew it had a name, and before I had the Internet. In notebooks or on a hand-me-down laptop with Word Perfect and Paint, I wrote terrible self-insertion Charmed fic. Later, when I did … Continue reading
This week in #1 issues in comics we have no less than TEN new series to talk about. To sort through them all, let’s talk a little bit about the types of stories, and how these fit into certain patterns. … Continue reading
A few Saturdays ago, the biggest name in comic books brought another universe to life. Stan “The Man” Lee, best known for his and Jack Kirby’s creation of the modern Marvel universe, has hitched his label, POW! Entertainment, to frequent collaborator … Continue reading
There’s lots to talk about this week, with new #1’s in some of the biggest franchises around, including the Avengers, an all new DC book featuring a female superhero in her first ongoing series, and the debut of the new … Continue reading
Holy heavy lifting, comics fans! There’s a ton of new stuff on the shelves this week, with stories featuring all-female super teams, the return of DC’s openly gay couple Apollo and Midnighter, re-imagined fairy tales, murder mysteries, wizards, and holiday … Continue reading
It’s a short and sweet week this time around, as the new offerings in the #1 department are few in number. There are a few first issues from the big boys mostly, with one exception, and a prequel that may … Continue reading
After surpassing his Kickstarter goal by over $5,000, comic book artist, editor, art director, writer and father Jamal Igle successfully funded the production of Molly Danger. Igle’s credits include Daredevil/Shi, Nightwing, Zatanna, Superman, Supergirl and Spider-man, but Molly Danger is … Continue reading
This week in first issues in comics we’ve got pulp-noir heroes, outer space shenanigans, interstellar reality TV, base exploitation of the female form, and the self-identified “ugliest kid on Earth.” So, let’s get to it. The best of the bunch … Continue reading