Ghostbusters Brings Girl Power and Ghouls to the Multiplex

Deadshirt’s Max Robinson and Sarah Register strapped on their proton packs and got mad goopy watching Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot. Warning: Spoilers. Max: Alright so before we even get into the new movie, let’s talk about the original for a hot minute. I think my Read More …

Ghostbusters Annotated (Part Three)

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 three-part commentary. Read Part One & Part Two before proceeding.  48:38 – 49:20 We’re back at Central Park West for the third Read More …

IDW’s Ghostbusters, Adaptation, and the Specter of 1984

Beginning in 2011 and spread out over five different series under the vision of writer Erik Burnham and artist Dan Schoening (with the occasional guest-penciler and backup story writer), IDW’s Ghostbusters ongoing “title” is—perhaps appropriately—a strange book. I’ve written before about the uneasy relationship between Read More …

Ghostbusters Annotated (Part Two)

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.  28:12 – 28:35 Back at the firehouse, we find Ray, Peter and Egon eating Chinese takeout (a classic New Read More …

The Trashford Files: Hi-C Ecto Cooler

30 years ago, four scientists saved the world. About three or four years after that, two beautiful future idiots tumbled out of their mothers: The Trash Boys. After the end of operation Enduring Bathroom, the elite Trash Boys unit was disbanded and its members were Read More …

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 Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Ghostbusters International and Venom: Space Knight!

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.  Max Robinson is reading… Ghostbusters International #1 Written by Erik Burnham Art by Dan Schoening Colors by Luis Read More …

Can’t Not Watch: Movies We Never Switch Off

Channel surfing, a national passtime since the advent of cable television, is dying out now that so many young people are abandoning traditional TV services in favor of on-demand internet viewing. But if you haven’t pulled the plug yet, I’m willing to bet this has happened Read More …

Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: June 17th, 2015

It’s Wednesday, and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (and preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Transformers #42 Written by John Barber Art Read More …

Listen Here: Early Developments

Listen Here is a monthly playlist picked and curated by members of the Deadshirt staff around a certain theme. This month’s theme is “Early Developments,” with a playlist selected by several Deadshirt staffers and curated by music editor Julian Ames. April’s playlist theme was a little more personal Read More …