NY Comic Con, Here I Come

Nerd Heaven: Year Two With so much joy pulsating through my fingers I type the following sentence: my tickets are purchased, and again, I am going to NY Comic Con! [insert three nerd-glasses emoji here] Moving to the greatest city in the world has its perks. Not only do I get to live in theContinue reading “NY Comic Con, Here I Come”

Panel-to-Panel, My Favorite Comics of 2016

From the Hundreds Read, Here Are Some Highlights MY FAVORITES (in no particular order) Moon Girls and Devil Dinosaur (Marvel Comics, Brandon Montclare) A young, smart, girl of color who is single-handedly stealing the hearts of Marvel fans and edging her way into great-importance in the Marvel Universe. Add in some social commentary on theContinue reading “Panel-to-Panel, My Favorite Comics of 2016”

Batman: The Killing Joke – A Review

Comic vs Animated Movie… Two Sides of the Same Coin? Days before the 2-day theatrical release of Batman: The Killing Joke, all the headlines pointed to one huge mistake the filmmakers made when adapting such a major comic story into an animated film: the fact that they changed the whole story. Okay, okay, that mayContinue reading “Batman: The Killing Joke – A Review”

God Loves, Man Kills – A Review

The X-Men take on racism, segregation, bigotry, and discrimination; it’s brilliant! When anyone argues with me about the legitimacy of comics, I quickly point them towards a couple of my favorites: Maus, Watchmen, and X-Men: God Loves, Man Kills. Taking on the topic of racism is no easy task, such a sensitive subject can beContinue reading “God Loves, Man Kills – A Review”

The Dead vs The Dying

Comparing Marvel Death Stories: Marvel Zombies vs Deadpool Kills The Marvel Universe In the last week, I delved into two different Marvel comics dealing with total death throughout the Marvel universe. Cheery subject, right? One story seeks it while the other is consumed by it. I don’t know why, but I think I can compare these twoContinue reading “The Dead vs The Dying”