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SNAAAAAAAKE! Part 5: Dylan Plays Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (2004)

The Metal Gear video game franchise has a reputation for excellence in storytelling and innovative gameplay. It is also comically difficult. Join Deadshirt Editor-in-Chief and absolutely terrible video gamer Dylan Roth as he plays through the entire Metal Gear canon in anticipation of the long-awaited Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, out this fall. If you’ve been reading SNAAAAAAAKE! from…

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Deadshirt Is Reading… Summer Lovin’ and Star Bores

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. For more of our thoughts on this week’s new comics, take a look at Wednesday’s Deadshirt Comics Shopping List.  Kayleigh Hearn is reading… Secret Wars: Secret Love #1 (One-Shot)…

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Infinite Diversity: “The Best of Both Worlds”

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. Lifelong Trekkie and Deadshirt Editor-in-Chief Dylan Roth attempts to make sense of it all for die-hards and outsiders alike in his monthly column: Infinite Diversity. “We may yet prevail. That’s…

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Your Deadshirt Comics Shopping List for: August 19th, 2015

It’s Wednesday, and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Island #2 Contributions by Will Kirkby, LUDROE, Simon Roy, Emma Rios, Miguel Alberte Woodward, and Robin Bougie…

Our heroes, pretty boy Raiden and rugged adventurer Solid Snake.

SNAAAAAAAKE! Part 4: Dylan Plays Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001)

The Metal Gear video game franchise has a reputation for excellence in storytelling and innovative gameplay. It is also comically difficult. Join Deadshirt Editor-in-Chief and absolutely terrible video gamer Dylan Roth as he plays through the entire Metal Gear canon in anticipation of the long-awaited Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, out this fall. I’m running naked through a…

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Webcomics Field Guide: Der-shing Helmer’s The Meek

From long-running soap operas to comedy-drama slices of life to daily gag strips, the digital comics scene has exploded over the last decade and readers have never had more options. Feeling overwhelmed? Jen Overstreet and Joe Stando are here to take you on an expedition through the webcomics wilderness and show you the best specimens in our monthly Deadshirt Webcomics…