Why Is The Internet Obsessed With Bruce Wayne’s Money?

If you browse comic book twitter for long enough you’ll begin to see that many people have a lot to say about Bruce Wayne, and his methods. Many are critical on the way he spends his enormous wealth, and the way he handles his rouges gallery. But many do not go beyond the surface of…

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Orion: The Son of Two Worlds

Before “The Kryptonian” stood in Darkseid’s path, there was another powerhouse. In the galactic battle between supremacy and freedom, Orion stands between them. If the ancient Greek God of War “Ares” represented primeval battles of “god vs evil”, then the New God of War represents everything war now: complex. Arguably the champion of the epic…

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The Fall of the House of Usher: A look at Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak

In the crowded world of cinematic horror and supernatural stories, Crimson Peak is a beautiful, rare tale that falls into the category of gothic romance. When asked about his influences for this particular project, Guillermo del Toro answered that he tapped into literary works rather than old horror films “I read E.T.A. Hoffman, Henry James,…

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Booster Gold: The Greatest Hero You’ve Never Heard Of

Booster Gold was one of the first new characters DC introduced after Crisis on Infinite Earths. Created by Dan Jurgens, his first debut was in February of 1986 in Booster Gold #1. He guards the integrity of the time stream, and playing the fool is part of his cover. He protects all of time and space from evil.

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Fighting The Good Fight: How DC’s Cinematic Trinity Helped Me Out of The Darkness.

Everyone has a story, and everyone has a moment in their life that changes their entire world. This moment can be a great moment full of hope, and optimism. This moment could also be full of pain, and tragedy. For me, my life was changed by the latter, around five years ago.

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Don’t Be Batman – An Analysis of Tom King’s Batman, Issues 21-24

Note: This article will contain spoilers for issues twenty-one through twenty-four of Tom King’s Batman Welcome to the third part in a series of articles in which I’m taking a deeper look at and breaking down Tom King’s run on Batman from start to finish. King’s work on Batman is a testament to long-form storytelling…

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IMMORTAL HULK and the History of Comic Horror

When at their very best, comics like The Immortal Hulk allow their readers to confront the characteristics of the world and the people around us. Whether examining moral integrity in the pages of DC Comics’ Superman or weighing the differences between consequence and responsibility in Marvel’s Spider-Man, the most memorable character moments always come when…

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The Brilliance of Black Panther

Directed by Ryan Coogler, 2018’s Black Panther became an immediate cultural icon. Met with a strong critical reception and earning over 1.3 billion at the box office, Black Panther became a household name for audiences. A gem for both comic book fans and general audiences alike, the film was praised for its strong writing, powerful…

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Birthed From a Crisis – Naomi Season 1 Review

When I first heard about the debut of Naomi, I was beyond hesitant. Even after hearing that the comic book Gods, David F. Walker and Brian Michael Bendis, were both writing the comic, I was still apprehensive. My apprehension came from the fact that this was DC’s first Black female superhero to get her own…

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Hotarubi no Mori e (2011) – Retrospective Review

“The first time I met him was when I was six.” Hotarubi no Mori e (2011), translated in English as Into the Forest of Fireflies’ Light, is a 45-minute anime film directed by Takahiro Omori and based on the one-shot manga written by Yuki Midorikawa. It centers around Hotaru, who one day finds herself lost…

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Once Upon a Time In Hollywood – Review

Quentin Tarantino delivered a nostalgic and honest love letter to the film industry in his ninth film Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood. Set in the late 60s and early 70s the story follows actor Rick Dalton, played by Leonardo DiCaprio and his stunt double Cliff Booth, played by Brad Pitt, as they come…

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