Deadshirt is Reading: Batman and The Ultimates!

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.  Joe Stando is reading… Batman #49 Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV Art by Yanick Paquette Read More …

Angie Tribeca is Unlike Anything Else on TV, for Better and For Worse [Review]

Comedy, like anything else, is subject to trends. There are ebbs and flows to style, format, and anything else. Five years ago, everything was mockumentaries; now, cute multi-cam sitcoms are being pushed to fill the vacuum that How I Met Your Mother left. Something like Read More …

The Expanse is Old-Fashioned, Thought-Provoking Sci-Fi [Review]

Science fiction as a genre has been in vogue lately, and an unexpected trend has seen claims of watering down stories in favor of action beats and ease of accessibility. Indeed, recent remakes of Total Recall and Minority Report have shed the philosophical and existentialist questions Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading… Squadron Supreme!

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. Read More …

Deadshirt Is Watching: Supergirl and You’re the Worst!

Deadshirt Is Watching…is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt staff, contributors, and guests sound off on the television shows we’re tuned into, from intense dramas to clever sitcoms to the most insane reality shows. This week: Supergirl and You’re the Worst! Guest contributor Andrew Niemann is Read More …

The Occasional Brilliance and Unnecessary Filler of Attack of the Clones

Star Wars: Episode II had a pretty big job. After Phantom Menace was met with derision, Lucas had to write a sequel that brought back a level of maturity and excitement to the franchise, without alienating younger fans. He also sought to begin lining up the events Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… Batman #47

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. Read More …

Into the Badlands is Visually Dazzling Martial Arts Popcorn [Review]

AMC, as a network, is in an odd position. One the one hand, they’re renowned for their high-quality dramas, like Mad Men and Breaking Bad, which helped to define the “prestige era” of TV drama. On the other, their big moneymakers are schlocky, action-based series Read More …