Monthly Archives: June 2015

ComicBook Countdown: New Releases for the Week of June 29

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 29, 2015. There’s nary a week when great comics, movies, or television shows aren’t all vying for our attention. It can be hard to keep up with it all, but that’s … Continue reading

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#LoveWins: Marriage Equality and Participating in History as a Viewer

This article was originally published at Loser City on June 27, 2015. “The only thing they have to look forward to is hope. And you have to give them hope. Hope for a better world, hope for a better tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Daredevil #16: The Potential Energy of a Page Turn

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on June 25, 2015. The page turn is one truly unique element of the comics medium. In a form where readers are exposed to long sections of a story simultaneously, able to … Continue reading

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Fastball Feedback: Comic Book Reviews For June 24

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 24, 2015. For more than 75 years, alter egos and secret identities have been a central trope in superhero comics. They are a major source of tension and a never-ending struggle … Continue reading

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ComicBook Countdown for the Week of June 22

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 22, 2015.  Welcome back to ComicBook Countdown, ComicBook.com’s weekly walkthrough of the week’s biggest releases. I refuse to buy into the Marvel versus DC narrative. They both have incredible rosters of characters … Continue reading

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Black Canary #1 Is Gorgeous, But Should Take Some Advice From Elvis

This article was originally published at Comics Bulletin on June 22, 2015. Black Canary #1 is a beautiful debut, but that’s no surprise coming from artist Annie Wu and colorist Lee Loughridge. Even before the 8-page preview landed, there was … Continue reading

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In The Game of Thrones, There Are No Villains

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 21, 2015. *Spoilers for Game of Thrones* “Mother’s Mercy”, the title of the fifth season finale of Game of Thrones, rings with cruel irony at the end of the episode. There’s … Continue reading

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Five Comics That Would Fit Perfectly Into The World of True Detective

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 21, 2015. True Detective returns on HBO for its second season this Sunday. There’s an understandable buzz surrounding the premiere. The first season was a stellar achievement in television. Show creator … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Inside Out Brings Nothing But Joy

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 20, 2015. Inside Out, Pixar’s newest animated feature, is a return to form after a five-year slump for the studio. Directed by Pete Docter, the movie continues to exam the themes found … Continue reading

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Fastball Feedback: Comic Book Reviews For June 17

This article was originally published at ComicBook.Com on June 17, 2015. Wisdom may come with age, but it’s learned through youth. The mistakes and discoveries we make as adolescents and young adults help inform what we know throughout our lives. They … Continue reading

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