Grounded

What keeps bringing me back into comics

The beginning I actually don’t remember my exact first comic book. I know that it was Spider-Man and it would have been around 1994 when the Spider-Man TV series hit. It was a perfect storm. I was obs...

When Comics Get Political #32

In this column I will dive into times, throughout superhero history, that comics got political. There seems to be a constant debate if political discussion has a place in the medium. I hope to show th...

SPLASH and BAMF!! My Favourite Superheroes…

Why Mera & Nightcrawler are my favourite superheroes:   I’m an odd person. I can have weird, eclectic tastes. I never feel quite like I fit in with other comic fans oftentimes (more on that i...

When Comics Get Political #31

In this column I will dive into times, throughout superhero history, that comics got political. There seems to be a constant debate if political discussion has a place in the medium. I hope to show th...

When Comics Get Political #30

In this column, I will dive into times, throughout superhero history, that comics got political. There seems to be a constant debate if political discussion has a place in the medium. I hope to show t...

When Comics Get Political #29

In this column I will dive into times, throughout superhero history, that comics got political. There seems to be a constant debate if political discussion has a place in the medium. I hope to show th...

Grounded: How To Write A Comic Book (by someone who has never written a comic book)

Step 1: Get an idea. A really, truly amazing idea. An idea so original, so poignant, so epic, that it simply must be told, and only in the form of a comic can it be told to peak effectiveness. Step 2:...

The Woman Who Should Have Been Chancellor: A 20th Anniversary tribute to The Phantom Menace

Twenty years ago this week, the world was once again introduced to a story that took place a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace was the first of a trilogy...

Why You Should Read It: Quincredible

Why You Should Read It: Quincredible     The Mighty Quin Quincredible revolves around a young Black boy named Quin. Quin lives in New Orleans with his mother and father. The family has had t...