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Deadshirt is Reading: Wonder Woman, She Wolf, Flash, and more!

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. Sarah Register is reading… She Wolf #1 Story and Art by Rich Tommaso Image Comics “You were involved in a killing. You’re a bad girl…” She Wolf is…

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The Virtues of Miami Vice: “No Exit”

For five seasons, Metro-Dade vice squad detectives Sonny Crockett and Rico Tubbs cruised the neon-soaked streets of Miami as soldiers in a seemingly endless war on drugs, guns and prostitution. For Deadshirt, writers Max Robinson and Jake Arant hit the pavement and dig into the very best episodes of Miami Vice. Episode: “No Exit” Directed by David Soul Written by Charles…

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Deadshirt is Reading: Green Arrow, Dark Knight Returns, andCivil War!

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… Green Arrow #1 Written by Benjamin Percy Art by Otto Schmidt Colored by Otto Schmidt Lettered by Nate Piekos DC Comics “Try to objectify…

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Ghostbusters Annotated (Part One)

In honor of the July 15 release of the new film, Deadshirt movie editor and known Ghostbusters obsessive Max Robinson attempts to pseudo-scientifically analyze the original 1984 film in a four part commentary.  0:00 – 0:39 The opening sequence of this movie is really interesting. Let’s talk about the first thing we see: Elmer Bernstein’s spooky score over an iconic New…

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Real Songs, Fake Bands, Round One

With the June release of The Lonely Island and Judd Apatow film Popstar: Never Stop Stopping, The Deadshirt crew decided to take some of our favorite fictional bands and artists and pit them head-to-head, college basketball style. There’s a wealth of great music that’s come out of characters from film and television, but there can…

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Dowsing Rod: The Twilight Zone and Mr. Death

For the Game of Thrones generation, the idea of a genre TV series that wraps all of its plots up within a half hour is borderline unthinkable. Or, it would be, if The Twilight Zone didn’t get a cable marathon on an increasing number of holidays. While The Twilight Zone seems to be presenting a bunch (156, to be precise) of…

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Dark Gable Presents… The Films of Prince

Diversity and representation have long been a serious issue in the film industry, and 12 Years A Slave winning some Oscars hasn’t exactly changed that. Outside of that prestigious anomaly, people rarely imagine black film to be much more than gangster movies, cookout comedies, and Tyler Perry. Our very own Dominic Griffin will prove otherwise, shedding a light on unsung, underrated, forgotten…