Deadshirt’s Top 5 (or 12, sort of) Movies of 2013

2013 is coming to a close, so it’s time to look back at the year that was and what’s worth remembering. First up: three Deadshirt writers reveal their top 5 favorite films of the year. Some of their picks may surprise you. At least one Read More …

Robots, Monsters and Charlie Day: A SPX Pacific Rim Sketchbook

As alluded to in Deadshirt’s SPX coverage , I asked a bunch of artists at last weekend’s Small Press Expo to contribute to my Pacific Rim-themed sketchbook. These are those sketches:

“I BOUGHT ALL Y’ALL ZINES”: A Small Press Expo 2013 Introspection by Dominic Griffin and Max Robinson

PRESS PLAY “SPXXXXXXX…” “SPXXXXXXXXX…” “SPX……….FOREVAHHHHHHH” “Grandma. SPX is really great. I think we found ourselves here. We finally got to see all these comics we only know from the internet. We saw some beautiful art here. Ron Swanson from Parks & Rec drawn like a 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 …


Due to the subject matter of the movie they’re about to review, Max Robinson and Mike Pfeiffer thought it would be appropriate to tag-team it like the Jaeger pilots of Pacific Rim. Some spoilers ahead. Mike: Initiating “neural handshake”… Max: Activating official Sharkatraz Jaeger WHISKEY DUMPLING: