Deadshirt is Reading: Batman Annual and New Avengers!

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… Batman Annual #1 Written by Tom King, Paul Dini, Scott Snyder, Ray Fawkes, Steve Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Cave Carson, Iron Man and Black Panther!

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… Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye #1 Written by Gerard Way and Jon Rivera Read More …

Marvel’s Luke Cage Is The Black Superhero Show Some (Not All) of Us Have Been Waiting For

Already a breakout character from Jessica Jones, the release of Marvel’s Luke Cage last week marked the cementing of the iconic superhero in the mainstream media consciousness. We’re still a ways out from Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther film bringing Wakanda to the big screen, so for now, Luke Cage Read More …

Deadshirt is Reading: Web Warriors and Snotgirl!

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.  Joe Stando is reading… Web Warriors #11 Written by Mike Costa Art by David Baldeon (pencils), Walden Wong, Read More …

The Rundown: A Meditation on Masks, Madness and Morality in The Death of Jean DeWolff

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 Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man #107-110 Written by Peter David Pencils Read More …

F2P Arcade: Marvel Contest of Champions

Introducing F2P Arcade, a new review series centered around free and freemium video games for consoles, desktops, and mobile devices. I tend to get grumpy when I hear people complain about things that are free. With the wealth of music, videos, and games available online Read More …

Binge-Watch: Marvel’s Daredevil Opens New Doors for the MCU [Review]

So, I didn’t learn from my last binge experience and dove right into a new one. I’ve been up since 2 a.m. and, with the exception of two bathroom breaks and one quick run across the street for dumplings, have watched all thirteen episodes of Marvel’s Daredevil Read More …

Ink Ladies: The Not-Quite Nine Lives of The Cat

Comic books have long been considered a male-dominated industry, though they in fact have a rich and diverse history of female writers and artists. Our own Kayleigh Hearn will examine the works of female comic creators in superhero comics, indie favorites, manga, and any undiscovered gems or 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 …