Deadshirt is Reading: Spectacular Spider-Man and Justice League!

Deadshirt is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. David Uzumeri is reading… Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #299 Written by Chip Zdarsky Art by Adam Kubert Read More …

Boat Dinks: Thunder in Paradise, “Thunder in Paradise Interactive (CD-i)”

Before the rise and global domination of prestige television, TV used to be an ocean of forgettable, weird syndicated procedurals. The all but forgotten mad dream of the creators of Baywatch, one show ran for a single season before fading into the dusty halls of ignominy. Read More …

Infinite Diversity: Permission to Disembark [Final Entry]

Star Trek is an enormous and complex cultural entity whose impact on politics, technology, and storytelling are undeniable. It’s also as flawed and problematic as any other massive media franchise. Since 2014, lifelong Trekkie and Deadshirt Editor-in-Chief Dylan Roth has attempted to make sense of it all for Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Black Bolt and Crosswind!

Deadshirt is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. David Uzumeri is reading… Black Bolt #9 Written by Saladin Ahmed Art by Christian Ward Lettered by Clayton Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Films of 2017: “Burn the Boats”

This is the very last year end Deadshirt film list. After four years, gallons of blood/sweat/tears and countless fixed commas, we’re calling it a night. While obviously a shady corporate billionaire didn’t sue us or shutter us to save five bucks a year, the very Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Dark Knights: Metal and Spider-Men II!

Deadshirt is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. Andrew Niemann is reading… Dark Knights: Metal #4 Written by Scott Snyder Penciled by Greg Capullo Inked by Read More …

Examining Bright as a David Ayer Film

“Fairy lives don’t matter today.” LAPD officer Daryl Ward (Will Smith) says this in the opening minutes of Bright, a buddy cop actioner from director David Ayer (writer/director of End of Watch and Suicide Squad) and credited writer Max Landis (a notorious Hollywood wunderkind who, it should be Read More …

Riverdale’s Edge #209: Unwrapping “Silent Night, Deadly Night”

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters, Andrew Niemann, and Robyn Read More …

Where’s My FREAKING Revolution: Not The Kind of Clash They Were Going For

I want to hug Natalya and tell her how great she really is. That was the thing that really sunk in for me after the overbooked mess that was the Clash of Champions Women’s Title Lumberjack match.  That doesn’t feel so shocking, though, because Natalya’s Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: The Wicked + The Divine and Judas!

Deadshirt is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers, and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on Big Two cape titles, creator-owned books, webcomics and more. Kayleigh Hearn is reading… The Wicked + The Divine Christmas Annual Written by Kieron Gillen Art by Kris Read More …