Angry Turtle!: Gamera the Giant Monster and Gamera vs. Barugon

Welcome to Angry Turtle!, a new series featuring Deadshirt.net’s own Patrick Stinson and guest writer Andrew Tucker. We are going to be reviewing the Gamera series, the rival of the famous Godzilla series. The name comes from this charming video. Patrick: Hello, all, and welcome to our Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Godzilla: Oblivion and Omega Men!

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.  Patrick Stinson is reading… Godzilla: Oblivion #3 Written by Joshua Fialkov Art by Brian Churilla Colored by Jay Read More …

Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: August 27th, 2014

It’s Wednesday and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (with preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, Boom! Studios, Archie, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Transformers vs. G.I. Joe #2 Written by Read More …

Your Deadshirt New Comics Shopping List for: August 13th, 2014

It’s Wednesday and that means new comics. Let Deadshirt steer your wallet in the right direction with reviews (with preview pages) of titles out today from Image, Dark Horse, IDW, BOOM! Studios, MonkeyBrain, Oni, Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Action Lab, and more! Hexed #1 Written by Michael Alan Nelson Illustrated 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 …

Godzilla: A Two-Headed Monster Review

The first film in Warner Bros. & Legendary Pictures’ rebooted American Godzilla franchise stomped into theaters this weekend. To give you the most textured, accessible perspective on the movie, we asked Contributing Editor Christina Harrington, a relative neophyte to the franchise, and Patrick Stinson, Deadshirt’s Read More …

Monster of Monsters: Your Guide To IDW’s Godzilla Comics

Godzilla made his first US comics appearance in a legendary two year-spanning series at Marvel from Doug Moench and Herb Trimpe. The early issues represented a historic re-imagining of the character.  Coming out before Toho re-invented Godzilla in 1984, they were the first rebirth of Read More …

Kaiju Movies: “Tiding You Over” until Pacific Rim Comes Home

Pacific Rim came out this summer and immediately became a cult success for its strong characters, quirky universe, and memorable visuals. So if you’re a fellow Rim-lover and you’re anything like me, you can’t wait for the DVD/Blu-Ray/Blu-Ray 3D/VHS/Betamax/better-quality illegal download to touch down. Unlike Read More …