Deadshirt is Reading: Guardians of the Galaxy and Black Panther & the Crew!

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. David Uzumeri is reading… Guardians of the Galaxy #19 Written by Brian Michael Bendis Art by Valerio Schiti, Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading… Squirrels, The Force, and Super-Flares

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’s Top Ten Movies of 2014

This year, we saw the ongoing war between expensive, studio-minded blockbuster releases and smaller, more adult fare rage on in the multiplexes. A supposed dearth of quote unquote R E A L cinema coupled with the increasing sequel/prequel/reboot/remakeification of movies bred a lot of contempt Read More …

Guardians of the Galaxy is an Ode to Boyishness

This weekend’s movie blockbuster Guardians of the Galaxy is a comic space adventure starring a trash-talking raccoon, a friendly tree monster, a green alien assassin, a professional wrestler, and a square-jawed manchild who dual-wields laser guns while dancing to classic rock hits, his leather duster blowing in the Read More …

Guardians of the Space Opera—How Marvel Just Kick-Started a Venerable Genre

*insert breathlessly positive review of Guardians here, plus Rocket joke* There, that’s done with. It’s becoming more and more clear that the great mass of reviewers and fans have decided, yup, we like Guardians of the Galaxy. And that’s good. The film unquestionably earns it, Read More …

Deadshirt Is Reading…All-Marvel, Apparently

Deadshirt Is Reading… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt’s staff, contributing writers and friends-of-the-site offer their thoughts on a diverse array of comics, from name-brand cape titles to creator-owned books to webcomics. Joe Stando is reading… Ultimate Comics: Spider-Man #200 Written by Brian Michael Bendis 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 …