Grounded

Why You Should Read It: Black Hammer

Superheroes are so ingrained in our culture, we clamor for tickets to see them and their creators. From movies, to tubs of ice cream we see these mythological figures created by people with just pens,...

Why You Should Read It: IDW’s Sonic the Hedgehog

IDW’s current run of Sonic the Hedgehog is a delightful, family-friendly story that I feel is being overlooked by most mainstream readers. The comic itself takes place in the bright and colourful worl...

When Comics Get Political #24

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...

Why You Should Read It: Outer Darkness

  An eclectic mix of horror, space odyssey, magic, and situational humor make up the distinguished character of John Layman and Afu Chan’s Outer Darkness. From the co-creator of Chew, we are trea...

When Comics Get Political #23

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...

Grounded: Please Note–Changes Made To This Media Will Not Apply Retroactively

I’ve been thinking a lot recently about acceptance in general, within the comics community, and in comics themselves. I know the majority of us are painfully aware of a certain faction that exis...

DETECTIVE 1000: REFLECTING ON BEYOND, THE LEGACY OF THE BAT

In celebrating Detective 1000, we celebrate the legacy of Batman. How, in the 80 years and 1000 issues of Detective Comics, Batman has shaped and reflected us as fans. How he has grown and changed and...

When Comics Get Political #22

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...

OPINION – Keep them Together (For the Kids)

I swear, every time I check the comics news it’s another event that revolves around some long-term couple getting broken up in their series. Or some wedding event that ends in tragedy. How did that Be...