Stan Lee

I’m a comic book nerd, but I’ve never been a die-hard Marvel fan. My main stan is Superman, and before that I was all about The Shadow, in pulp and radio format. DC always seemed like mythology to me, and Marvel more soap opera. That’s less of a knock against…

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A Trip to Harrow County

It’s October, and that means it’s Halloween season. In fact, Halloween is just one week away and I haven’t written anything about it yet this year. Is something wrong? Have I been murdered by a masked killer and the drafts folder is just populating the publication list? No, none of…

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An Epic Saga

Among current comic titles there are a handful that are acknowledged as classics in the making. Y: The Last Man, Monstress, The Walking Dead, though this last one possibly by sheer exposure and reputation more than the quality of the current story. One title that almost always comes up is…

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Redshirts: Better than an OASIS

Ready Player One has had a strange life in the world of pop-culture. The book came out to high acclaim, and developed a devoted following. However, since the release of the trailer for the film adaptation there has been a huge backlash on the title. In fact, there’s been suspiciously…

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The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas

Vince Guaraldi and Wham are playing overhead everywhere, snow is abundant in decor and meager in weather, and microagressions are flying. That must mean it’s December and therefore the Christmas season! When this time of year rolls around I like to pull out an old favorite book. It is a…

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Return to Themyscira: Herland

Wonder Woman landed on digital download yesterday, and comes out on DVD Blu-ray on September 19th. Since its theatrical release I have heard a number of my female friends voice interest in movie to Themyscira, with countless more mentions online. And who could blame them? Between the all-women population, the…

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Crosswinds # 1

Fan-favorite creators GAIL SIMONE and CAT STAGGS make their stunning Image debut with this mind-bending new ongoing series! A slick and ruthless Chicago hitman. A smart but downtrodden Seattle housewife. When an inexplicable event strikes these two random strangers, their bodies, souls, and lives are switched to potentially deadly effect.…

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