Deadpool Both Subverts and Upholds Tired Comic Book Movie Cliches [Review]

I was honestly was not super stoked about seeing Deadpool in theaters, especially on opening night. Maybe five years ago I would have been singing a different tune, but after Wade Wilson’s explosion in popularity, oversaturation on comic book shelves, and a sometimes insufferable fanbase, you Read More …

The Magic Vin-ism of The Last Witch Hunter [Review]

Breck Eisner’s The Last Witch Hunter follows the very long life of Vin Diesel’s original D&D character Kaulder, a man cursed with immortality for killing a powerful and evil witch, the aptly named Witch Queen, to avenge his murdered family (and also, bonus, save the Read More …

King on Screen: The Shining (1980)

It’s October. With Halloween hot on our heels, we thought it appropriate to take a look at legendary horror author Stephen King’s best, worst, and strangest translations from page to screen. Baby, can you dig your man? “The movie was good but the book was better.” Ah, Read More …

AFRAID OF THE NOT ALIVE PEOPLE [Review]

The premiere of Fear the Walking Dead, AMC’s new spin-off from their hit zombie apocalypse series, dives headfirst into the carnage. It begins with a young, shirtless Johnny Depp type (Nick Clark, played impeccably by Frank Dillane) waking up alone in an old church turned drug Read More …

Batgirl: The Batgirl of Burnside Isn’t for Everyone, and That’s Okay

The Batgirl of Burnside from Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher and Bab Tarr not only chronicles some major changes for Barbara Gordon but also proves that readers are craving advancement and diversity within the comic book industry. DC is no stranger to revamps considering their major Read More …

The Rundown: A Host of Creators Summon The Demon

In The Rundown, Deadshirt dives into our cardboard long boxes to shine a light on important, unusual or otherwise remarkable comic runs (mainstream or otherwise) from a specific creative team or teams. The Series The Demon (Vol. 3) #1-58, The Demon Annual #1-2 Written by Alan Read More …

The Year of Star Wars: I Used to Love The Phantom Menace

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace premiered on May 18th, 1999. I was twelve years old. To give you the full picture, twelve-year-old me wore long cutoffs, black Airwalks, and Peace Frog t-shirts. She devoured The Animorphs and once tripped onto her face rushing Read More …

The Rest of 2014: Strong Female Protagonist [Review]

We’re spending the month of December looking back at some of the great new releases that we missed out on reviewing earlier this year. This is The Rest of 2014. Alison Green used to be a superhero, but now she wants to save the world. Read More …