The Empty Man is Anything But, Stretching Seams of Six-Issue Run [Review]

The Empty Man is a six-issue series written by Cullen Bunn with art by Vanesa R. Del Rey that explores an incredibly interesting, if hard to nail down, concept: a thoughtform virus (or deity) is invading our world from the plane of thought, causing terrifying Read More …

Horror Month: In the Mouth of Madness

This October, Deadshirt staff revisits some of our favorite horror movies from a variety of subgenres and breaks down what makes them so memorable, so clever, and so terrifying. Our final installment: John Carpenter’s Lovecraftian horror film In the Mouth of Madness. The specific brand of cosmic Read More …

Mind the Gap: You Haven’t Seen Predator?

We at Deadshirt like to fancy ourselves pretty dedicated to popular culture with a combined knowledge of all things media that borders on the encyclopedic, but no one is perfect. There’s just too much music, too many films, too many comics, and way too many Read More …

Slender Man: Can An Entity So Intrinsically “Internet” Be Cinema?

Do you know about Slender Man? If not, you may want to stop reading now for your own safety. In a media environment ruled by what can get the most clicks, that’s a pretty counterintuitive opener, I know. But that’s what’s so great about the Read More …

Mr. Freeze – Unrivaled genius not enough to free Freeze from pursuits

Dr. Victor Fries skitters across his lab’s cold metal floor. Six long, spindly metal legs support his Plexiglas-enclosed head. The legs’ movements are controlled by the same type of neural impulses that would have moved the limbs he was born with, communicated through a first-of-its Read More …