The DC Comics Dichotomy of Gotham and The Flash

The 2014-2015 television season saw the launch of a variety of different DC Comics adaptations for the small screen across a handful of networks: Fox’s creepy cop drama Gotham, the addition of CW’s The Flash alongside the third season of Arrow, NBC’s supernatural procedural Constantine (not to mention Read More …

Deadshirt Presents: A Holiday Comics Digest

In honor of the holiday season, Kayleigh Hearn, Sarah Register, Max Robinson, Patrick Stinson, and Jason Urbanciz share some of their favorite seasonal comic book stories. Consider it a Christmas, Hanukkah, non-denominational winter solstice gift to you from Deadshirt. The Transformers (UK) #145 “Stargazing!” Plot by Read More …

The Christopher Nolan Problem and Tone In Genre Films

I didn’t like the new Godzilla. That’s how this started. I’ve personally never much cared for Godzilla as a pop cultural entity, outside of a fondness for the Diddy/Jimmy Paige music video from the 1998 version, and my recent interest only exists in relation to my Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top 5 (but actually 11) Comics of 2013

It’s the end of December, which means It’s time to take a look back at what’s been an exceptional year for comics. There’s been a lot worth reading, but these three Deadshirt writers can agree – there are some clear standout successes. Christina Harrington 1. Read More …

Hard Work, Lasers, & Bagels – An Interview with Batman Writer Marguerite Bennett

Marguerite Bennett is the newest writer picked up by DC Comics, working on titles like Batman Annual #2 (co-written with Scott Snyder), Lobo, and Batgirl. But this you already know. We decided to ask her some things that you might not know and what we Read More …